Guns in America: For every criminal killed in self-defense, 34 innocent people die
"The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun." says Wayne LaPierre, the vice president of the National Rifle Association. That's become the kernel of the NRA's response to recent mass shooting tragedies -- if only more people carried guns for protection, the thinking goes, then they would be less likely to be victimized by gun-wielding criminals. “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun,” LaPierre said.