February 3, 2013
On a December day last year, a disturbed 20-year-old murdered his mother. He then drove to an elementary school where he killed 20 young children and six adults, reportedly using several firearms.
Something has to be done to stop this sort of massacre from happening again. If that is possible.
Or, according to some, something has to be done whether such prevention is possible or not.
So immediately politicians who had long supported gun control laws argued that the Newtown atrocity proved the need for those...