Weapons on planes are a different issue altogether. So the anti-freedom people in here don't like the fact that people can have guns? So if a murderer broke into your house and had a gun, would you want a gun? No? Not even to defend yourself? Guns don't hurt people. People hurt people. A gun by itself couldn't hurt anyone. A tree by istelf couldn't hurt anyone, but if it fell onto a nearby road, it could easily kill a whole family. Should we outlaw trees too? Or how about knives; when used, a knife can kill a person. Let's outlaw knives! But who is to distinguish what a knife is and isn't? Let's just outlaw all sharp objects! Too much laughing gas can kill a person, that should be outlawed. If someone inject air into a person's bloodstream with a needle, it could easily kill that person. Let's outlaw needles! What is it about guns that scare people so much? I own a house. Shouldn't I be able to actually own it and do what I want with it? The liberals say, "NO!" You just don't understand: criminals will get guns no matter what. Most of the criminals in the US have guns illegally anyways; the gun control laws don't apply to them because they ignore them. If we take away from the American people their last line of defense, things could get really ugly really fast.