If you’ve never considered gun control, maybe the fact that a madman killed at least 32 people this morning at a quiet college campus will convince you. I agree with the old adage that guns don’t kill people, people kill people…however, guns make it a hell of a lot easier. If the United States had rational gun laws, the perpetrator of this massacre wouldn’t have been able to do this. Of course, I know that young people dying needlessly isn’t going to convince everyone that our easy access to guns is insane. When the President heard about the rampage at Virginia Tech, this was the reaction.
“The president believes that there is a right for people to bear arms, but that all laws must be followed,” spokeswoman Dana Perino said
Of course, this is the same President that doesn’t mind sending other young people to get maimed or killed in Iraq and Afghanistan in order to enrich himself, his family, his friends, and the corporatocracy.
This mornings shooting spree is the second deadliest rampage in American history and the largest mass killing on an American college campus. Our sympathies and condolences to the surviving families.