Monday, June 2, 2008

Take that Smokey!

Gun rights and gun control advocates are pretty competitive in their endless battle to keep scaring the wits out of Americans about crime. Score one for the NRA as they lobby Congress to allow National Park visitors to pack fire arms (along with their mosquito spray). According to Jim Robbins reporting in the NYTimes, the NRA claims that lifting the ban is necessary because:

“You read stories about people attacked by animals or who stumble upon meth labs or women who are raped in a national park.”

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