Because of the Heller decision and others like it, actual gun “grabbing” won’t pass Constitutional muster (what many people don’t realize is that over the last couple of decades, the right to bear arms has been strengthened by the Courts, usually with some of the “liberal” judges in agreement).
The best you could do, in my admittedly notalawyer read of the court decisions, is raise the age of ownership to 21, extend the wait period to purchase a small amount, and *maybe* require that all firearm transactions be done by a state-licensed broker.
None of that is going to move the needle on gun violence. The nation is swimming in firearms.
In my view the nation is living in a “box” — — when these things happen, the kneejerk reaction is “gun-bad-must-get-rid-of-gun”. That’s thinking inside the box.
So, here’s the thought exercise for the day: ASSUMING that absolutely nothing can be done about the right to bear arms, how would you decrease gun violence in schools?