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Lafayette, Chattanooga and Charleston shootings: It's the guns, stupid

Lafayette, Chattanooga and Charleston shootings: It's the guns, stupid

To the editor: Another day, another mass shooting in America — the latest in a theater in Lafayette, La. Cue the predictable debate about movie theater security, metal detectors and armed guards. ("Lafayette shooting renews debate on movie theater security," July 25)

A couple of weeks ago, after a shooting in Tennessee, the shiny talking point was violent extremism. And a few weeks before that, the gun slaughter at a church in Charleston, S.C., put the media and politicians in a frenzy about the Confederate flag....

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