Come and Take It

by
Abby Zimet

A new trend among gun lovers: Armed demonstrations inside state capitals. Several hundred gathered legally in Oregon and Washington's legislative lobbies armed with conceal carry permits and loaded weapons to support their gun-toting "fellow patriots," with more planned. What could go wrong? Oh yeah, another shooting today, with at least three dead, in a Delaware courthouse.

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