Stephen King, Living in a Mansion Paid for by a Book That Depicts a Misfit Murdering Everyone in the Local School, Says the NRA Is to Blame for Sandy Hook


stephen kingBANGOR, Maine — Best-selling Maine horror writer — and gun owner — Stephen King thrust himself into the national debate over gun control Friday with the release of a new Kindle essay on Amazon. In his Kindle Single “Guns,” King reacts to the recent massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School and other mass shootings by calling for tougher nationwide gun control measures, or “reasonable measures” — including a ban on semiautomatic weapons, and clips and magazines of more than 10 rounds. He also advocates for comprehensive, universal background checks — including a waiting period and stiff penalties for those who lie about their pasts in order to obtain weapons. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)

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