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10 Facts for Liberals: Why Gun Control Can't Stop Another Newtown Massacre

inkling_revival Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 9:38 PM
Huh? "Did John McCain get into the US Naval Academy and did George W. Bush get into both Harvard and Yale based on their own hard work?" Yes, for the most part. They did. Connections are helpful for the boost to get past the crowd of qualified people. Connections will not help you if you are not qualified. No, defending the system of personal merit is not synonymous with defending nepotism. You're talking complete nonsense.

There are now calls from the Left for gun control legislation in response to Adam Lanza's unconscionable mass killing of innocent children at Sandy Hook Elementary. However, very few people seem to be asking the most basic question of all before getting started: What gun control legislation could have stopped Adam Lanza?

The answer is "none."

Let's consider a few alternatives:

1) The school was already a "gun free zone;" so obviously that wasn't effective. Of course, the sort of people who would respect a "gun free zone" in the first place are the very ones you wouldn't have to worry...