Toys are regulated more strictly than guns. Does that make you feel safe? Credit: Corbis A recent column in The New York Times has a provocative headline: Why Not Regulate Guns as Seriously as Toys? Actually, it's a good question. ...I can't even buy certain cold medicines without a prescription. But I could buy a handgun.
An attendee holds up a sign at the event honoring the shooting victims on the University of Arizona campus on January 12. Credit: David Becker, Getty Images When horrible things happen, it is sometimes impossible to keep our children...Children are not as delicate as some of us like to believe.
A note from a 10-year-old boy lies in the memorial for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords outside her Tucson, Arizona, office. Credit: Gina Ferazzi, Los Angeles Times/MCT A columnist in the Philadelphia Daily News asks the following: "At...Shouldn't Loughner's parents have had some idea of what he was capable of?