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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

alphonsejones Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 8:56 AM
if a thug is breaking into your home does skin tone matter if you are concerned about the safety of your family but I would hope those who taking advantage of their 2nd amendment rights for the first time, I hope they are taking the time to learn how to use what they are buying and understand the responsibility of making sure the weapon is safely secured but as the old Boy Scout motto advises Be Prepared

In the wake of a monstrous crime like a madman's mass murder of defenseless women and children at the Newtown, Conn., elementary school, the nation's attention is riveted on what could have been done to prevent such a massacre.

Luckily, some years ago, two famed economists, William Landes at the University of Chicago and John Lott at Yale, conducted a massive study of multiple victim public shootings in the United States between 1977 and 1995 to see how various legal changes affected their frequency and death toll.

Landes and Lott examined many of the very policies being proposed...

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