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Guns & Newtown CT; Any lessons learnt?

“We must have a conversation about this” said our President mourning the Newtown children and their teachers, who had been slaughtered by Adam Lanza and everyone agreed.
 
Just like they agreed every time in the past that such tragedies happened.
 
Taking their cues, the NRA Gun Lobbies start their campaign of, “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people” and, “When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns“. Congress, not being suicidal, takes their cues from the NRA and tables “conversations about this” to later…MUCH later.
 
Already, the prediction is that civilian assault rifle (AR-15, the Connecticut killer’s gun) sales will go up, because people are afraid of possible legislation to ban the gun. Most gun-nuts equate gun-control with someone taking their guns away from them.
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In the meantime, calls are going out to arm teachers because, if teachers are armed, then people will hesitate to start shooting in schools. Let’s look at this argument… Continue reading

December 18, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | 1 Comment