No Guns On Campus
Within hours, the Gun Owners of America blamed the April 16, 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech on "gun bans", arguing that if there were more guns on campus someone could have shot Cho:
They also believe the right to own guns is a "God-given":
These guys are just plain nuts, but they are not alone. Presidential candiate Huckabee (R, Ark) also favors allowing concealed guns on campuses as a deterent:
You want to see what life is like where everyone has a gun? Visit Bhagdad. Or Beirut. As for me, I avoid places where people have guns. The only thing guns deter is me.