August 13, 2008
By Harold Pollack
I got some great comments on this morning's post. You folks have recapitulated the key debates here: paternalism, comparisons with alcohol and illicit drugs, the danger of a black market, regressivity.
A few quick comments.
Incremental changes to existing gun laws could help deter mass shootings and gun homicides.
Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration and Public Health Sciences at the University of Chicago and a nonresident Fellow of the Century Foundation.