Politics of Assault Weapons Ban
Friday, May 8, 2009
There's been an increase in sales of guns and ammunition right now, and suppliers are having a hard time dealing with the demand. How does the increase in gun and ammo sales relate to discussions in Washington, D.C. about re-enacting a ban on assault weapons? &
Gloria Penner: A person is entitled to change his mind, even the president of the United States. But then the questions come. Why the change? Does he really mean it? Will he change it again? In this case, President Obama has clearly shifted away from reinstating the ban on assault weapons that expired during the Bush administration.
Tim McClain, editor of San Diego Metropolitan Magazine.
John Warren, editor and publisher of San Diego Voice and Viewpoint.
Bob Kittle, editor of the San Diego Union-Tribune editorial page.