Just two days after a mass shooting left 10 people dead at a Colorado supermarket, Atlanta police arrested a 22-year-old man who walked into a Publix at Atlantic Station with five guns and body armor.
Police were called to the grocery store on Atlantic Drive just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and met with a manager who told them a man came in with a rifle and headed straight toward a bathroom, authorities said.
“A witness observed the male and alerted store management, who then notified police,” Atlanta police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
People using guns to work through an emotional crisis is a uniquely American predicament.
Of course this isn’t the first time this has happened in this gun saturated country. From before the pandemic in 2019: Man arrested after walking into Missouri Walmart armed with a rifle and wearing body armor
A headline from four years ago when the NRA could write their own legislation and the Republican Congress would pass it: Trump Signs Bill Revoking Obama-Era Gun Checks for People With Mental Illnesses
Some good news on restricting open carry in Hawaii from the courts: Here
Have Americans become hostages to the supposedly sacrosanct Second Amendment?
The Second Amendment allows us to prohibit fully automatic machine guns, so it should allow us to prohibit the most destructive kind of guns, semi automatic rifles.
Seth Meyers at his best.