It’s always good to see when someone comes to their senses and drops foolish notions. In this case it’s Kevin Hampson writing in the Mayerthorpe Freelancer’s opinion pages this past Monday.
Gun control ignores problems behind mass shootings
by Kevin Hampson
England a century ago was undoubtedly one of the most tranquil societies that ever existed. Yes, I know; the Brits fought wars in the far-flung corners of the earth. But Edwardian society was, internally, remarkably orderly and civil.
It also had virtually no laws against firearms. Some will see this as paradoxical, but it isn’t. The Edwardians were able to own guns and have a peaceful society because they were decent, law-abiding people.