The NRA: A Terrorist’s Best Friend

Just to recap: Today, a man with clear ties to terrorism can stroll into a gun shop and buy a semi-automatic assault weapon or — if he’d rather, an easily concealable Five-seveN “cop-killing gun.” In most states, he can carry that firearm, loaded, into a restaurant or bar, although in Alaska and Arizona, he won’t be allowed to have a drink. But until he opens fire, he still won’t have broken the law.

Not that you should worry: Our government and its friends at the NRA are working hard to ensure that gun dealers will be “shielded” from prosecution, in the increasingly likely event that someone should happen to shoot you with their merchandise.