Bad Shot

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is attempting to overturn legal precedent and allow the names of registered gun owners to be made public. What public benefit would come from such an action is unknown, but I’m sure criminals are cheering the move. They will be able to know (1) which homes have guns in order to steal them and (2) which homes do not have guns in order to break into them without fear.

This move shatters the Democrat Madigan’s carefully crafted image as a centrist. The only thing I can figure is that she is contemplating a run for higher political office and wants to fire up (pardon the pun) her leftwing base. Whatever happened to the right to privacy? I guess for Democrats it only matters when it comes to abortion or sexual deviancy.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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