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People use guns but, in a sense, guns use people too. When we have the technology for violence easily to hand, our choices are skewed and we are more vulnerable to being manipulated into violent action.
Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury


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In a hard-hitting piece in the May 6th Washington Post entitled "Terrorists who want to buy guns have friends on Capitol Hill", columnist Dana Milbank asks the question: "Is the NRA a terrorist organization"?

According to Milbank's report, on Wednesday "New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, using the star power they acquired in the apprehension of the Times Square bomb suspect, came to Capitol Hill to plead for Congress to change the absurdity in the law that keeps those with alleged terrorist ties off airplanes but enables them to legally buy guns and explosives."

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