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Who Is Too Unbalanced to Be Armed?

Henry180 Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 11:16 AM
You can be free or you can be safe. Increase in one decreases the other.
Frank391 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 8:38 AM
Lack of freedom does not increase safety. Ask the 120 million people murdered by their own governments last century.
The day of Adam Lanza's murderous assault on Sandy Hook Elementary School, Mike Rogers said stricter gun control would not be an appropriate response. "The more realistic discussion," said the Republican congressman from Michigan, "is how do we target people with mental illness who use firearms?"

Last week, another Republican congressman, Howard Coble of North Carolina, agreed that "it's more of a mental health problem than a gun problem right now." And last Friday, when the National Rifle Association broke its silence on the Sandy Hook massacre, the group's executive vice president, Wayne LaPierre, called for "an active national database of...