Originally Posted By: MrB
I think the likely hood that the bombing has a direct or indirect connection to the gun control debate is slim.

The statement by the TeaParty says it does.

… The Tea Party hopes and prays that unspeakable events like this will not be repeated. However, after witnessing the horrific events in Boston, it is evident that an unarmed nation should not even be a consideration.…

...An armed citizenry can help stop terrorists even before such cruel and inhumane actions like the bombing of helpless citizens take place….

...As Americans must stand our ground and say “NO!” to anything that would weaken us or take away our rights to defend ourselves, our neighbors and our country….