They just make it a lot easier.
I wish this could spread to counter the NRA version along with the "cold dead fingers" and all the others. I will keep on keeping on trying to influence and change opinion and culture on this. All I can hope is that a few people will find it here.
Here are a couple of interesting articles. The first from James Fallows at The Atlantic. The second is from the Onion (yes, the Onion - h/t HF)
More US Citizens have been killed by guns than by 9/11 and all the wars since - suicide, accidents, murder - by magnitudes. Source: Politifacts.
And before all the 2nd Amendment folks jump in here, let me just say that if the 2nd Amendment says what the NRA thinks it says, then it ought to me amended.
P.S. I own guns. I just have no problem if they are better regulated.
I've said my piece.
Later - same day.
One of my daughters-in-law recommended this op-ed from the Washington Post. I sure like my kids-in-law!