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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

JohnnieBo77 Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 9:50 AM
A "gun-free zone" is nothing but a "target-rich environment" for someone hell-bent on murder.
gSteve Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 12:32 AM
Very True! "Gun Free Zone" signs are very well intentioned, but stupid! They are an invitation to the sociopath.

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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