OPINION: More gun control would honor Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

January 25, 2012 at 6:19 am in The Daily Republic

It would be a disservice to her life and that of the others directly affected by this, and tragedies like it, to ignore the factors that precipitated the violence: the easy access to guns; the availability of accessories such as extended clips that make deadly weapons all the more lethal; and a porous and shoddy regulatory system that too often fails to keep these weapons out of the hands of dangerous or dangerously unstable individuals. Continue Reading