Jacob Sullum Modestly Proposes an Ideological Test for Gun Ownership


The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence argues that the government should keep dangerous people from buying guns. It mentions "convicted felons," "convicted domestic abusers," "terrorists," and "people found to be dangerously mentally ill." Senior Editor Jacob Sullum says this week's murderous attack on the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin highlights another crucial category: people with dangerous ideas.