Could the citizens of New York have stopped the attacks of 9/11 if they'd opened fire on those airplanes with handguns and hunting rifles? Should airline passengers be allowed to carry weapons on board? And if that's not what Rudy Giuliani is saying today, can someone please explain to us what he really means?
Here, via Talking Points Memo, is America's Mayor telling the National Rifle Association convention how 9/11 helped changed his views on gun control:
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.