I know the problem extends beyond just controlling the trafficking of weapons. Cuts in mental health services funding over the past 30 plus years plays a role as well.
But there is no denying, guns are a huge part of the public safety crisis.
What follows is a statement appearing in USAToday on January 7, 2013 from former Arizona U. S. Representative Gabby Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly about their new effort to press for real reform in the nation's gun control efforts.
What do you think?
Giffords and Kelly: Fighting gun violence