Anti-Gun Safety Lawmaker Admits Gun-Free Zones Are Necessary To 'Provide Protection'

From ThinkProgress Wed Jan 16 2013, 10:50:17

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), a gun advocate who argues that expanding access to firearms would protect law abiding citizens and deter violent criminals, seemed to concede Wednesday morning that more guns don't always enhance safety. Appearing on CSPAN's Washington Journal, Goodlatte was asked why guns were not allowed inside the Republican National Convention. He speculated [...]

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