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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

beowulfe Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 2:34 PM
Dan is proof that you can't cure stupid.
KPar Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 2:36 PM
I think Dan means well, but his fuzzy thinking is why we have this stuff going on in the first place...

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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