What with all the David Hogg news and organized anti-gun protests, now seems like a good time to review a few facts.
Guns do not kill people.
If we make guns illegal, that will only affect law-abiding citizens’ ability to purchase guns.
If guns are illegal, criminals will still have guns. Why? Because they are criminals.
If a criminal wants to murder someone, he or she will find a way to do it, whether it is with a gun, or a knife, or a vehicle, etc.
Whenever a venue is a gun-free zone, criminals are emboldened to attack with - you guessed it - guns.
So in summary, taking guns (inanimate objects) away from the good folks who aren’t murderers will leave the bad folks free to kill even more people.
Note that I said “bad folks” are the ones that kill people, not guns.
So...our children need to have secure schools. How do we secure our schools? The same way that we secure Congress, the White House, airports, and the courthouse: armed security guards (good guys with guns to stop the bad guys with guns.”