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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

chemurdered Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:28 AM
So if 20 first graders go on a field trip in a small plane and the pilot while flying the plane, gets high smoking pot and crashes the plane killing all. Will the lefties be conducting a witch hunt on pot?
rman859 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:47 AM
beowulfe Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:49 AM
Not even. Progressives would say that none of the kids would have died if the ground wasn't so hard. They'd demand we cover the planet in pillows.
david495 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 10:58 AM
And pilots. Only the non-union pilots, though.

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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