"Off with his head"!
"Continually we hear of the desire to create new gun laws, laws which invariably target only law abiding citizen."
So just what are you suggesting - since we all agree that laws only affect law-abiding citizens . . . and he maybe or may not have been such.
The only thing that will affect him is his possible conviction. That's the main end-result of passing laws: when it does not prevent it sets the groundrules for punishment.
(I was making the point that he was already proven to not abide by the laws - so odds are against the sense that he actually followed the law *this time* and had a permit to actually own or carry a firearm, etc - he likely falls into the 'illegal-ownership' category . . . but maybe I'm wrong. I just doubt it.)
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
plus our nation's mental health care system needs to be replaced
shooting someone because of the manner in which he wore his hat is not a sign of sanity