Two thirds of Americans are "soft targets," you know, walking gun free zones. They're too afraid to defend themselves like brave good freedom loving American would do.
Oh, and the terrorist attackers in San Bernardino were responsible legal gun owners...until they weren't. They're arguing now that the extensive background checks in California didn't stop anybody, so why have backgrounds checks at all.
Household gun ownership in America is on a steady, long-term decline. The NORC data shows that American household gun ownership hit its peak in 1977, when more than half of American households (53.7 percent) reported having any guns. By 2014, only 32.4 percent of American households had a gun in the home -- less than a third.Check out The Nations recent article about the conservative activist Supreme Court decision that brought down the nation:
The percentage of Americans who reported personally owning a gun dropped more than 26 percent from 1985 to 2014.
In 1985, 30.5 percent most gun owners tend to be white men who live outside cities. Drawing from data from 2010 to 2014, NORC found that 39 percent of white respondents said they lived in a household with a gun. During the same period, 18.1 percent of black respondents and 15.2 percent of Hispanic respondents said there was a gun in their household.
Paul Ryan had an unusual reaction that had nothing to do with the San Bernardino mass shooting, to somehow finally deal with mental illness? What in gods name is he talking about?