As the next mass shooting looms: James Alan Fox
USA Today - 06/19/2016
It has become semi-automatic that any large-scale mass shooting will spark furious discussion concerning the role of guns and regulations governing their sale and ownership. The higher the body count, the more heated the debate between those demanding more gun restrictions and those wanting more gun rights.
With over four dozen killed and even more wounded at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, it is no surprise that gun control groups and gun lobbyists alike are exploiting the tragedy as fodder to advance their respective agendas. Despite the passion behind their arguments, both sides overstate the potential impact on future rampage killings.