"There are people who want to own guns for recreational or self-defense purposes, and on the other side, I don’t think anyone wants to see someone walk into a crowded movie theater and kill people," said Art Markman, professor of psychology at the University of Texas. The goal is obvious: protect the former while minimizing the chance of the latter.
But history seems to have brought us to a point where the two considerations cannot be reconciled. Here’s how it happened.
via Why Gun Control Is So Contentious in the U.S.: Scientific American.