Ten years after the Columbine High School massacre, shooting sprees in New York and Pennsylvania bring renewed howls for tighter gun laws. But is gun control the answer? In U.S. News's monthly series The Chat Room, four advocates on both sides of the debate get their say, first in separate op-eds, then for several days as guests on the Thomas Jefferson Street blog.
- Guns stop crime in its tracks, argues Ted Nugent.
- Gun lobby still makes the rules, writes Tom Mauser.
- In a sick world, kids need protecting, says Janalee Tobias.
- No need to outlaw guns, but be real, says Paul Helmke.