The fact that the bill gives us the responsibility to protect people from using a gun to hurt themselves is something that the NRA wouldn't even understand, even though "We The People" is emblazoned on virtually every NRA poster that you can find.
It's time to set the record straight. The weapons and magazines that the gun lobby is protecting are anything but sporting weapons. In fact, in several states, including my own, they can only be legally used to kill one thing: people.
Thirty years of gun-slinging mass murder American style had almost pushed me into mute hopelessness. But feelings of despair offer no answers, so I went looking for antidotes. I had found two, before the horrific gates of gun violence hell touched my own family.