Do you need a license to drive a car? Yes, because you can kill a person with one. Should you need a license to own a gun? Yes, because you can kill a person with one.
While we haven't yet decided on a 2020 presidential candidate, we applaud Sen. Cory Booker's bold gun control agenda, which includes a national licensure system. We hope other candidates propose similarly big ideas. It's time.
- Letter: Your gun collection is not more important than my child
- Letter: The lack of action from elected officials is shameful and sickening
By the way, Rob Port, we don't really care for your characterizing us as "hysterical" just because we'd like to see some common sense gun reform. And respectfully, your "do nothing" argument is wearing thin. Should we take homicide laws off the books because people commit murder anyway? No. Your logic is so shaky that your argument falls flat on its face.