after Sandy Hook. The bigger the tragedy, the stronger the pushback. Americans overwhelmingly want stronger gun controls. But politicians are afraid of the NRA and the gun lobby.
Where will it end, when everyone is required to have a gun? Think that's ridiculous?
Next month, the city council of Nelson, Georgia, will vote on a law that would mandate gun ownership for the town's "safety, security, and general welfare" and for "emergency management." The proposal, modeled on a law in nearby Kennesaw, includes exemptions for felons, the mentally ill, and those who oppose guns. Towns in Idaho and Utah are considering similar laws.