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'Gun Culture' -- What About the 'Fatherless Culture'?

mharris Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 11:13 PM
Why is it that the black community doesn't pay more attention to the rational, logical arguments put forth by men such as Larry Elder, Dr. Walter Williams and Dr. Thomas Sowell.

The face of gun violence is not Sandy Hook. It is Chicago.

In 2012, President Barack Obama's adopted hometown had 506 murders, including more than 60 children. Philadelphia, a city that local television newscasters frequently call 'Killadelphia," saw 331 killed last year. In Detroit, 386 people were murdered.

Since 1966, there have been 90 school shootings in the U.S., with 231 fatalities. Yes, Sandy Hook shocked us. But the odds of a child being killed at a school shooting are longer than the odds of being struck by lightning.

Of the 11,000 to 12,000 gun murders each...