Originally published on Wed January 30, 2013 11:57 am
Originally published on Tue January 29, 2013 6:18 pm
As the nation ponders how to stop the next mass shooting, the gun rights movement offers a straight-forward formula, laid out famously by NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre.
"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," LaPierre said last month, as his group responded to the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
One Man's Story
In Washington state, one such "good guy" — a private citizen who drew his gun in defense of others — paid a heavy price.
President Obama said that those support gun control should "do a little more listening" to differing viewpoints in the debate over firearms in the U.S.