(Allen B. West) All that can be said about the latest gun control measure is that its at least unique. How long have we been hearing about the need for background checks, closing the gun-show loophole, restricting magazine sizes, and other regulations that would’ve done nothing to prevent any recent mass shooting? It’s about time gun control advocates pitched something new.

So the new strategy: treat all Americans like middle school students. Want to carry a gun in Massachusetts? Get out a pen and paper because you’re going to have to write an essay to explain why. As Fox News reports: Critics are blasting a Massachusetts city’s new law that they claim requires residents applying for a license to carry handguns to write “an essay” and pay upwards of $1,100 for training. CONTINUE