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Invincible Ignorance

GGatty Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 12:22 PM
I almost agree with you, but not about the "great majority"aspect. Truth is, the majority of teachers I know in public schools are good teachers. The problem is generally a combination of teachers unions' refusal to countenence any kind of performance-based component in regard to payscale or disciplinary actions, as well as misguided administration at all levels that push a progressive educational curriculum and agenda. In that environment, many otherwise good teachers go along to get along, having seen too many examples of what happens when a teacher attempted to buck the system and educate students in the tried-and-true methods of days gone by.

Must every tragic mass shooting bring out the shrill ignorance of "gun control" advocates?

The key fallacy of so-called gun control laws is that such laws do not in fact control guns. They simply disarm law-abiding citizens, while people bent on violence find firearms readily available.

If gun control zealots had any respect for facts, they would have discovered this long ago, because there have been too many factual studies over the years to leave any serious doubt about gun control laws being not merely futile but counterproductive.

Places and times with the strongest gun control laws have...