As expected, Democrats in Congress today are calling for strict gun control measures in the aftermath of the Colorado shootings in which a deranged assailant claiming to be "the Joker" killed 12 people and wounded 58 in a crowded movie theater during a screening of the new "Dark Knight" film.
The alleged shooter, James Holmes, was incorrectly identified by Brian Ross of ABC News as a member of the Tea Party. Ross later issued an apology and a correction.
Gun control proponents in the media immediately jumped into action to use the shootings as a tool for pushing the anti-gun agenda. But as this reporter predicted in an article Friday, if past incidents such as these are any indication, it would not be long until the usual firearms critics in Congress would begin to issue calls for strict gun control measures.
Right on cue, those critics did exactly that today.
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