“When will this insanity stop?!”
Those were the heart-wrenching, grief-stricken and haunting words of Richard Martinez, whose son Chris was murdered in the recent massacre in California at the hands of Elliot Rodger. Martinez also stated, “Chris died because of craven, irresponsible politicians and the NRA. They talk about gun rights? What about Chris’ right to live?” As I cannot even remotely imagine the pain that Mr. Martinez is going through losing his son, an all too familiar pain in our current society, I must say that he is only partially correct.
No, I am not about to tell you that old, overused cliché “guns don’t kill people; people kill people”. Guns certainly do kill people and there are all too many people in this country and in this world that are willing to pull the trigger. The NRA has done nothing to help curb the violence, rather…
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