This is America, where thoughts and prayers replace gun laws

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 06, 2019 6:12 PM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford is professor emeritus of Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and political commentator for WATN-TV ABC24 News. Contact him at Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

Most of us believe the Second Amendment gives us the unfettered right to own practically any type of weapon – high powered or otherwise – along with unlimited ammunition and accessories to go with it. The Virginia Beach shooter had several extended magazines that allowed him to continuously fire at his victims and responding police officers.


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