Preventable Tragedy

Thirdpower points to a sad situation in gun free Chicago that illustrates the problems with trying to legislate social problems out of existence; the kind of folks who have gun accidents in their household are generally the kind who aren’t going to pay much attention to the law anyway.

I think we agree with our opponents on this issue that people should be responsible about keeping their firearms away from small hands, but we believe the solution is education rather than legislation.