- Heavily restrict the ownership of personal firearms.
- Implement further abridgment of ownership by levying exorbitant taxation via legislative regulations.
- Add additional reasons which will lead to the outright prohibition of firearms.
Here are two opposing quotes taken from the article;
"This kind of research does concern us, and we're going to be watching it closely," said Erich Pratt, a spokesman for the Gun Owners Association of America. "You'd think that after the CDC had their money revoked, we wouldn't be dealing with this."
But Peter Hamm, spokesman for the Washington-based Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, said Republican lawmakers were "blaming the messenger" by criticizing the research.
"Burying the evidence is what the gun lobby is best at," he said. "Whether the members of Congress like it or not, gun violence is a public health problem in America today."
Perhaps you may be disinclined to grant this issue its due significance, or maybe you are of the position that 2nd Amendment advocates decry too quickly and without reason. Watch the following video and realize just how slippery the slope actually is.