Clay Bennett by Clay Bennett

Clay Bennett

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  1. Brockie

    Brockie said, 1 day ago

    After the massacre at Sandy Hook it became obvious nothing was ever going to change, we obviously need more and more guns.

  2. JDave48

    JDave48 said, 1 day ago

    Mental illness certainly explains Ted Cruz, gun laws and many other things from Washington.

  3. OldCoal

    OldCoal GoComics PRO Member said, 1 day ago

    The problem is Libertarianism. To the Libertarian, there is no such thing as a “restricted” right, nor does a right imply any responsibility to the public in the means by which it is exercised. It is merely anarchy, under a new guise, as we have so often had it before.

  4. cdward

    cdward said, 1 day ago

    The cartoon is unclear. Is it saying that all gun laws are a form of mental illness? Or is it saying that our pathetically weak and inconsistent gun laws (making it easy for anyone to buy a gun in one state and transport it to another) are a form of mental illness?

  5. ODon

    ODon said, 1 day ago

    Contorted gun laws and gun incident reporting aides a wacky, dangerous, system.

  6. robert daigneault

    robert daigneault said, 1 day ago


    No this catoon simply satates that the US as a whole is mentally unstable.

  7. stlmaddog5

    stlmaddog5 said, 1 day ago

    Doesn’t anyone wonder why is it that in the 1950-1970’s guns were much less regulated then than now, and yet there weren’t all these mass shootings? What has changed since then? Figure that out and you might just have the problem at hand. I could go on about what I think has changed, but I’ll spare you.

  8. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, 1 day ago

    Mental illness is a nice shadow puppet, but with tens of thousands of gun deaths, it’s just a diversion.

  9. DaBoogadie

    DaBoogadie said, 1 day ago

    Our political process (as it has evolved) breeds hate. Haters buy guns.
    Follow the money.

  10. Ted Lind

    Ted Lind GoComics PRO Member said, 1 day ago

    I think one of the main factors is the media. In the fifties such a story would receive a lot less media coverage mainly because there was a lot less media. TV was just getting going and we did not have the instant worldwide connectivity. I think another factor is all of the shooter games that are now available on computers and Xbox and other entertainment devices. It really is worrisome to see young kids spending a good chunk of their day blowing things away. Some of the games are quite violent. We have always had a gun culture in the US. When I was a kid every one had cap guns and played cowboys and indians a lot. We have evolved from six shooters to assault weapons and Glocks which have a lot more firepower. I don’t know if mental illness is more common these days or we just see more because of social media.

  11. PookatheZephyr

    PookatheZephyr said, 1 day ago

    If you changed the hat title to “The Media” or simply “Politicians” it would be MUCH more accurate. But seriously folks, more people die by car accidents than guns, so let’s ban automobiles!!

  12. PookatheZephyr

    PookatheZephyr said, 1 day ago

    @Ted Lind

    It’s the 24 hour news cycle – everything needs to be a crisis and there’s not enough of them to fill the time so they are created. …. “What you should know about the danger of HANGNAILS – right after this commercial!!!”

  13. twclix

    twclix GoComics PRO Member said, 1 day ago


    That’s a false equivalence. Cars are mandated to b much safer and cleaner running than ever. Seat belts, antilock brakes, crumple zones, all mandated by evil government regulation. Here’s a question for you, though. What well regulated militia does the average gun owner belong to?

  14. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, 1 day ago


    I think it is saying our gun laws are nuts.

  15. Kip W

    Kip W said, 1 day ago

    Crime and murder have been trending downward during these years of having a few restrictions on guns in some places. Apparently, the only thing going up is these mass shootings in public places.

    Having more guns in public places hasn’t made anyone safer. Even if there had been a case where a good guy with a gun saved the day, that hypothetical case would be outweighed by the real cases where the GG sensibly didn’t want to be shot by arriving police, and kept it to himself.

    People are being gunned down for fantasy reasons.

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