Next month marks the one year anniversary of the Newtown shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in which more than two dozen people were killed, including 20 children. The shootings reignited the debate about gun control in the United States, and have prompted many to ask whether the U.S. could learn any lessons from other countries.
But how have other nations managed to keep gun deaths down? What kind of gun control measures have worked, and is there any place for similar approaches in the United States? In a December 8 primetime special, Global Lessons on Guns, Fareed Zakaria GPS will explore these very issues.
But before then, CNN host Piers Morgan, who has been at the center of many of the debates and discussion on these issues, will be taking GPS readers’ questions on gun control, what he would like to see done, and what has surprised him most about the conversation.
So what would you like to ask? Please leave your questions in the comment section below, and GPS will select the best questions to pose to him online next week.
Ahem! Doncha mean GOTP? Cant let the tea party off the hook.
Why don't you tell the truth.
Lol @ j von, many parents are afraid of their own children these days, unfortunately!
looks like this new foundation called the stoplight foundation has the answer to bullying and gun violence in schools..check it out at stoplightfoundation.com..love it..finally a solution!!
Their website was woefully bereft of information, and I hesitate to donate to a company that has a dot com address.
In other words, no.
They offered no solution, so they will get no donation.
Ty @ Paul, will do! And lets hope they do have a solution that works!
@ Paul Dunhill, i checked out that website, the stoplightfoundation, and i didn't find much about how they were going to do this. They mostly were just asking for donations?
Hey, @chrissy, just send your donations to me, My guaranteed plan to thwart future Adam Lanzas begins with "M." M is for the mothers who maintain their bonkers children at home when they should be in facilities, and then give such kids sharp-
continued....give their kids lessons in firing guns.
Lol @ Joey, i certainly HOPE i don't appear to be a fool too you?
why don't u check out the violent crime rate in Kennesaw, Georgia and what was done to bring it so low I wont tell u if u r serious about crime deterrant u will find out........Be not sheep
Do you think such a law would work in cities populated with more than 29,000 residents?
How does the world look when viewed from your belly button?
Ask Piers Morgan? Why should we care what an English dandy has to say about our rights?
Just what is Hollywood, the gaming industry, the media and the NRA doing to put conflict mediation and peace-making in the forefront of everyday folks in an attention-grabbing manner?
Unfortunately we seem to glorify and market violence.
Piers, you have touted the United Kingdom's draconian gun control and low gun-violence statistics as major proof that gun control works. Why is it that you don't tout UK's violent crime statistics which show that the UK is much more violent than the U.S? For example: In 2009, the UK had 2,034 violent crime offenses per 100,000 people versus 466 per 100,000 in the U.S. Don't you think it is probable that violent crime is so prevalent in the UK because the citizens of the UK are not allowed to own and carry firearms to defend themselves against violent criminals? You, sir, either don't have a clue or you are being very disingenuous to your viewers in order to push your political agenda of gun control.
I don't understand why we have armed guards at banks, courts and other public venues but not at public schools? Statistics show that this kind of thing happens more often in "gun free zones." Times change. Why aren't people concerned enough about schools to demand a police or other armed guard presence? Still won't stop EVERYTHING from happening because let's face it, crazy people and criminals will do what they do, but surely it would help? If I were a teacher today, I think I'd be wearing a concealed weapon now, whether it's allowed or not! Even though the percentage of this type of thing is low, it only takes once for it to affect you.
heres my question. 'why cant i have a gun for protection and hunting, when im sure your little socialist ass is protected by bodyguards? ' go back to your own country, where crime is on the rise. oh, and stop lying.
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