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Wayne LaPierre

We need good guys with guns for protection

We need good guys with guns for protection

Although I found little humor in Bill White's satirical column, "Be sure to wear your dress holster to church," his satire revealed a subject largely ignored by the media. In his column, he mocks the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre, who, during a press conference in December 2012, said, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." Of course LaPierre's straightforward solution was met with pushback from gun-control advocates in the media. His idea was called "absurd," "insane," and "too simplistic" by The Washington Post. Absurd? Ask Traci Johnson of Moore, Okla., who was nearly the...