I said my piece in the Costas thread so I'm not going to go on the debate much in here. Except for this point:
Kid was 20. Not legal age to purchase guns. Where did he get them? Did his father have them? From what I read he was carrying multiple weapons. Again, at 20, where did he get them.... Now my pont.
"A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government."