Comment of the Day

Reader: If more people had guns, maybe people wouldn't steal them

We recently wrote about Gunsmoke Guns, the setting for the just-canceled Discovery Channel show American Guns, which was burglarized last week through a hole in its roof; thieves got away with fifteen firearms. One reader has a theory about how such a crime could have been prevented -- but it would involve moving some of the inventory outside....

BackOffImStarving writes:

If there were armed guards on every rooftop, this would never have happened.

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