Originally Posted by Direckshun
It's not inappropriate to react to tragedy with potential solutions to prevent future tragedies.
But is it inappropriate to react to tragedy with window dressing legislation that protects no one, only serving to increase the politician's own re-electability by making it seem like progress has been made?
I'd say that is an inappropriate, cynical thing to do. And that's just what a reinstatement of the '94 'assault weapons' ban would be.