Once again, newsman Piers Morgan offers up as much common sense on gun control as his audiences care to feast on.
Not only is the British journalist unafraid of the circulating petition gun lobbyists are backing to evict him from these United States, but the anchor is considering departing on his own terms.
In summary of a long and thoughtful letter to an English newspaper, he wrote:
"I can spare those Americans who want me deported a lot of effort by saying this: If you don’t change your gun laws to at least try to stop this relentless tidal wave of murderous carnage, then you don’t have to worry about deporting me… I would… seriously consider deporting myself."
We understand his point, but we'd hate to see one of the last arbiters of firearm sanity pack their bags and get the eff out.
Then again, the man has small children. Unless our country takes steps to protect them, we can assuredly empathize with his uncertainty regarding the prevalence of guns in and around his kids' schools.
Hopefully the national debate in wake of the Sandy Hook shootings will lead to a common sense reform of our nation's firearm policies.
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