Gun ban advocates across the globe must have been crying tears of joy when the news broke out of Sandy Hook. President Barack Obama's former chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, stated previously that one should never let a serious crisis go to waste because it would represent an opportunity to do things that they otherwise would not be able to do.
The details of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., were still coming in, and before we knew the number of casualties, before the first victim was buried, there was a universal outcry from the left that freedom was the cause of the massacre and the slaughter of innocents.
The Post-Gazette joined in with the chorus of voices demanding new gun controls by an act of Congress.
We are told that whether we like it or not, our rights will be sacrificed in the hope that it will lead to reduced violence.
The National Rifle Association is imperfect, and I have disagreed with the group in the past, but the PG and its ilk have left us with no other choice. I stand with the NRA because it's the only group standing up for me.