Let everyone have a gun
Quick background check to purchase and carry
Quick background check to purchase, but more difficult to carry
Background check, waiting period for purchase and carrying.
Background check, waiting period, no carrying
No guns at all
Neither side in an argument can find the truth when both make an absolute claim on it.
I have stated that I believe the Second Amendment is - on balance - something which is more positive than it is negative. It does more good than it does harm. But only a ideological zealot blinded against reality would think that there is no negatives that come from it. And that is your position.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers