Which Guns Should Be Legal?
Let's start with the premise that people who want to legally own guns to protect themselves should have that right. But there is a line that gets crossed when the cost to society (allowing for easy mass-murder) outweighs the benefit to the individual (in terms of self-protection). It can be argued that semis, automatics, large-capacity magazines, and silencers all cross that line. In the past 20 years, how many people have defended themselves successfully because they specifically had these kinds of weapons versus how many mass shootings and deaths have occurred using them?