Does America still believe in the law of the jungle?
April 18, 2007 3:40am CST
I simply cannot believe what I am reading. Only in America. THE man who sold Virginia Tech killer Cho Seung-Hui a high-powered pistol said today he bore no responsibility for the tragedy. Instead gun dealer John Markell blamed the university for the slaughter, saying if guns had not been banned on the campus, victims would have been able to defend themselves. John Velleco of the powerful Gun Owners of America lobby group said a lack of guns among the university staff and students had allowed the massacre to happen. "It's tragic to mandatorily disarm the citizenry and create these gun-free zones which are, in a sense, you know, give these deranged madmen easy targets. Mr Markell took the same stance. "Students are thrown out if they are found to carry guns on campus and professors are dismissed if they carry them," the 58-year-old gun dealer said. "If you had responsible folk on that site carrying firearms, this would never have got so out of control. "He would have been stopped in his tracks.
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