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

notmuchlonger Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 10:34 AM
out of what ether did you pull this stat? i think the point is, if a kid needs to be paddled, black or white, give him a paddle from black or white! THAT concept should be black and white "(crystal clear" in case you might interpret that statement as prejudicial)

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...