Thomas K. Norment, Jr.

Last Word on gun safety, June 8

Virginia Beach shootings

Since politicians won’t do their jobs with regards to guns, it must be time for cities to step in and change their building codes to allow for bullet resistant doors and windows in public buildings, like they do for fire doors.

Some of the unfortunate victims and their families in last week's Virginia Beach shooting had hardly any time to mourn or reflect before the usual slate of politicians grabbed the spotlight in a show of “concern” and (more importantly for them) to whip up anti-gun sentiment. No matter that the shooter was using his legally-owned pistols and not automatic weapons, had no history of mental illness and had security access to the...