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Are Guns the Problem?

George1001 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 10:55 PM
I don't know, I never did, I am 58 and I am a single guy! I don't have any children since you have to be married first. My parents taught me well while they were alive. But these days there is no such thing as being responsible for anything so yea you would be correct. Well you never see mass shootings at rifle ranges now do you? My guess the cowards know better that to pull that nonsense at a rifle range.
When I attended primary and secondary school -- during the 1940s and '50s -- one didn't hear of the kind of shooting mayhem that's become routine today. Why? It surely wasn't because of strict firearm laws. My replica of the 1902 Sears mail-order catalog shows 35 pages of firearm advertisements. People just sent in their money, and a firearm was shipped.

Dr. John Lott, author of "More Guns, Less Crime," reports that until the 1960s, some New York City public high schools had shooting clubs where students competed in citywide shooting contests for university scholarships. They carried their rifles to school on...