Celebrities and politicians demanding unilateral disarmament should set an example by disbanding their bodyguard teams. Mayor Koch? Rupert Murdoch? We’re waiting. And Hollywood: stop making violent movies!
Back in the 1950s comic books were blamed for the violence and mayhem on our streets. In the 1980s, laws mandating bicycle helmets and booster seats were going to save our children from harm. Now banning guns is said to be the panacea, but the universe doesn’t work the way fearful meddlers wish it would. It just doesn’t. Ask any priest.