But this is not the time for reasonable people, on both sides of this issue, to be silent. We owe it to the people whose lives were ended and ruined yesterday to insist on a real discussion and hopefully on some real action.
The legality of such advanced weapons isn’t the only problem that led to the horrible Colorado shooting. We can’t fix everything, and we can’t prevent tragedies like this from happening again. But that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t try to improve what we can.