Friday, April 4, 2014

Left/Right Debate On Gun Control, Clouds Ivan Lopez's Crime - Fort Hood TX


The bodies of the dead were still warm when the political talking heads in Washington started blaming a lack of gun control as the reason so many people died at Fort Hood this week. Right there with them were pundits on the other side claiming that if everyone in America was armed with a firearm, we would all be safer. It's sad when a real tragedy is broken down into a simple debate on whether more or less gun control is needed in the United States. It's pretty clear that Ivan Lopez was mentally ill and yes it is wrong that he was allowed to legally buy the gun he used to kill so many people. However, when either or both sides in the gun control debate try to push talking points by using a senseless act of violence like this one to persuade hearts and minds. I just stop listening.

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