Editorial: If gun laws are off the table, what is plan B?
At least 12 innocent people were killed Friday at a suburban movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the latest in a procession of attacks by disturbed gunmen. Each incident provokes a now-predictable reaction: a round of hand-wringing — followed by nothing. The most obvious preventive measure, tighter gun control laws, has been taken off the table. But if political leaders can’t enact common-sense gun limits, they have an obligation to come up with an alternative strategy