Wednesday, January 26, 2011

you want the truth? you can't handle the truth

the most revealing thing about the NRA's efforts to shut down research looking into the links between gun laws and violence is that it suggests the leaders of the gun rights organization themselves believe (or at least suspect) that legal firearms might make us less safe. if they really believed their own rhetoric, then they'd be pushing for more funding to study the connection between guns and public health. just look at how often they bring up john lott.