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Are Guns the Problem?

ACinNC Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 11:37 AM
Finally, an analysis that addresses the elephant in the room, that the MSM certainly won't touch. The best summary of WHY we're seeing more craziness & mass shootings. The devolution of a culture. With the awful junk in movies, TV, magazines and "news" shows these days, can we still be categorized as a civilized society?
When I attended primary and secondary school -- during the 1940s and '50s -- one didn't hear of the kind of shooting mayhem that's become routine today. Why? It surely wasn't because of strict firearm laws. My replica of the 1902 Sears mail-order catalog shows 35 pages of firearm advertisements. People just sent in their money, and a firearm was shipped.

Dr. John Lott, author of "More Guns, Less Crime," reports that until the 1960s, some New York City public high schools had shooting clubs where students competed in citywide shooting contests for university scholarships. They carried their rifles to school on...