The knee-jerk bleating reactions of the anti-gun left, biased media, four Supreme Court justices and selected state and municipal governments notwithstanding, who stands to gain most by draconian gun laws designed to restrict the law-abiding citizen's right to defend himself, his family and his property? If you answered "the career criminal," go to the head of the class — the burglar, the home invader and every thug's greatest nightmare is a level playing field on which the home owner or private citizen is armed.
COLUMN: Instead of outlawing guns, keep guns away from outlaws
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