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John Lott Destroys CNN's Soledad O'Brien on Gun Free Zones

mnoreng Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 12:20 PM
The CT school shooting was a tragedy, no doubt. But the shooter did it to get attention he wasn’t getting from his rich mother, who neglected his mental state for so long. She should have had him checked long ago and documented at the least. More importantly, as a responsible gun-owner, Mom should have locked all her guns away in a fire-proof vault, separated from the ammunition per the LAW, to keep them away from anyone under 21 from gaining access. Like immigration, we do not need more gun laws or bans. We need gun-owners especially those with children, to follow the laws we already have. This was clearly mom’s fault and she and her community paid dearly for her negligence on both counts.
jblowthemidget Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 3:03 AM
The son was willing to commit murder to get firearms. He shot his own mom in the face while sleeping, after all. If she had locked them, he seems perfectly willing to have tortured the location of the key out of her. Or are we to suppose she would have let her throat be slit with a handy kitchen knife without talking?

And, if the loon hadn't gotten a gun from the house after committing murder, one then supposes he was unwilling to murder someone else for their firearms. Or, simply do like the drunken loser who killed 87 people in the Happy Land Fire and get a gallon of gasoline.

Mass shootings in the United States have at least one thing in common: they all happen in in gun free zones. Yesterday economist and author of More Guns Less Crime John Lott went on CNN with anchor Soledad O'Brien to discuss why mass shootings occur in gun free zones. O'Brien as usual, wasn't interested in factual data Lott was presenting and continually cut him off as he was making his points.

John Lott, the gun advocate who recently had a heated encounter with Piers Morgan, spoke to Soledad O'Brien on Monday morning — continuing to make his pro-gun...