JOHN MCLAUGHLIN: With no Second Amendment, Congress could pass a law as limited as banning assault rifles or as sweeping as prohibiting all private firearm ownership, and requiring the surrender of all privately held firearms. BUCHANAN: There would be a revolution in this country! MCLAUGHLIN: Baloney! That doesn't mean you can't own one, but you have to put it in first and then go try - BUCHANAN: There are 270 million guns in this country right now, John, and they're adding to them at a rate of 16 million a year.Newsweek contributor Eleanor Clift, a regular to the program, countered Buchanan with the notion that one need not make the perfect the enemy of the good when it comes to gun regulation. "Just because you can't fix everything, it doesn't mean you shouldn't do anything," said Clift.
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