We must be able to arrest people before they commit crimes. By registering guns and knowing who has them we can do that. If they have guns they are pretty likely to commit crimes.
Mary Ann Carlson
(ex) State Senator from Vermont
(Yes, she is a Democrat)
Mary Ann Carlson was defeated in a Vermont state senate race in 1994 after introducing gun control legislation that would have established a gun registry and a wait period for buying handguns.