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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

James2229 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 8:37 AM
Open carry will stop even more since the killers can easily see who will be trying to stop them, rather than wondering how many are carrying it concealed from his view. Who would have thought that the most socialist state in the union would have the most progressive open carry law? Note the proper use of the word 'progressive", since in this case it means, wise and straight forward for our guaranteed freedom, rather than the normal Nazi-like meaning of today.

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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