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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

dtaylor944 Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 5:48 PM
The only action the government is coming up with s to take the guns away from the honest citizen and leave it with the criminal. I don't care how many laws they pass, the criminal will ignore it. That is why we call them a criminal. In the case of our politicians we can just call them idiots and that will pretty well cover all of them.

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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