......the gravest dangers Americans face come from killers at home armed with guns that are frighteningly easy to obtain.
Los Angeles Timesは逆に護身のための拳銃保持の議論を持ち出している：
......Or, conversely, for the right to bear arms because Virginia Tech is a 'gun-free zone', and the Virginia Legislature last year killed a bill that would have allowed students to carry guns on campus.
Washington PostはGun controlのSchool shooting防止効果に疑問を投げかけるニュアンスである：
"Should metal detectors be ubiquitous in American classrooms and dormitories? And why are gunmen so apt to carry out their lethal rampages at American schools?"