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The Post-Newtown Witch Hunt

Mike2065 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 11:33 AM
A perfect if ironic example of that was the Texas Tower Massacre in the 1960s! Charles Whitman was having a field day until dozens of ordinary Austin residents showed up and started firing their guns at the Tower. This pinned Whitman down and made it hard for him to get off a good shot until a cop (who praised the actions of the citizens) assisted by another civilian was able to kill Whitman.

In the aftermath of the horrific Newtown, Conn., school massacre, Americans from all parts of the political spectrum agree that we need to pay more attention to mental health issues. Public death threats and incitements to violence must be taken seriously. The incendiary witch hunt against law-abiding, peaceful gun owners is neither noble nor effective. It's just plain insane.

Over the past week, I've witnessed a disturbing outbreak of off-the-rails hatred toward gun owners and Second Amendment groups. Whatever your views on guns, we can all agree: The Newtown gunman was a monster who slaughtered his own mother, five heroic educators...