gun laws

The Texas Republican storms off when questioned about gun control, telling Mark Stone of Sky News: "I’m sorry you think American exceptionalism is awful."
"I’m not sure how to deal with this. Forgiving is going to take time."
The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is not a good guy with a gun.
Every-time the news says ‘American school shooting’, I hold my breath and beg. Please, not my kids
Without stricter controls, gun culture won't change. And without a radical change in attitudes to guns, some Americans will continue to use their right to own firearms to take the lives of innocent women, men and children.
Read more on The Huffington Post A 14-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed by his father at a Florida gun range
When I'm choosing which desk to sit at in our small newsroom office in Los Angeles, I position myself so I can see the door. We now carefully ensure it is always locked and everyone has to buzz for secure entry - even though we are situated behind metal gates in a quiet street near a beach in near paradise. We hot-seat so always sit somewhere different - and so each and every time I check to see where the exits are and plan my exit from that particular work station.
Over the weekend we experienced yet another series of fatal and un-necessary shootings in the USA, and it shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, and yet it always does. This weekend we were also blessed with the "Largest Mass Shooting Ever in US History". No surprises there. Why? Because America, you will not give up your guns.