Guns don’t kill. People kill. This is not so much a “truth” as a truism. The very rare freak accident aside, when one human being gets shot another human being is pulling the trigger. And when a human being uses a gun to commit a crime then it is the human being, not the gun, that is punished.
This is a follow on to a previous post – Is this the Person of the Century? The TERRIFYING Implications of CRISPR/Cas9.
From New York Times online 31 December 2015: