Given how guns tragically kill and maim so many of our children and adults today, our national legislators must produce solutions.
Since the Newtown children's massacre, numerous remedies have been advanced. No one measure will stem the increasing tide of violence that separates ours from essentially all other developed nations. Our representatives must do something while the tragedy crowds our thoughts in order to reduce the carnage. Inaction now will ensure that we don't begin to reduce the numbers of dead and injured.
Banning large-capacity magazines and non-military possession of assault rifles through legislation and initiating universal background checks are a realistic beginning. None are a threat to law-abiding citizens.
- Everything you need to know about the...
- Join the discussion: Why is young adult...
- Michael Gerson: Rand Paul's bogus outreach
- Letter: Utah's birthright
- My view: Utah's public education system:...
- Socratic observations — Politics are...
- Doug Robinson: So little time, so many...
- In our opinion: Avoid blurring the line...
- Robert Bennett: Contrary to Krugman,... 55
- Letter: Learn the Constitution 52
- In our opinion: Explaining editorial... 44
- Letter: Utah's birthright 39
- John Florez: Corporate or public... 31
- Join the discussion: Why is young adult... 29
- Letter: Whole story 28
- Michael Gerson: Rand Paul's bogus outreach 27