Tragically, predictably, infuriatingly, we’re again mourning a shooting —this time at YouTube’s headquarters
— even as the drive for gun safety legislation has stalled in
Washington. Polls show that nine out of 10 Americans favor basic steps
like universal background checks before gun purchases, but the
exceptions are the president and a majority in Congress.
pundits toss out their own best arguments while ignoring the other
side’s, but today I’m going to try something new and engage directly
with the arguments made by gun advocates:
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
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