As the Mayans put it, 2012 will be “the end of the world.” While the Earth may still be rotating on its axis, the world of guns as we know it may have started to end. As the talk of the Aurora, Colo. shooting died down, we were faced with yet another massacre — one that left 20 children and six adults dead at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn.
In response to the Sandy Hook school shooting, the National Rifles Association is sticking by its guns — both figuratively and literally. “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” said Wayne LaPierre, the organization’s executive vice president.
Samantha Harfenist and Juan Gallo discuss the pros and cons of guns on campus. Pick a side.