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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

Ralph178 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 5:47 PM
The dangers of gun free zones is not some novel idea that just suddenly popped up as a result of the Newtown massacre. Many people already recognize this and the topic has been discussed many times. Ms. Coulter simply did what she usually does. She used crystal clear logic and facts to back up and reinforce the case. I personally like her style. She pulls no punches and takes no prisoners. I didn't read Doug Giles article so I cannot compare the two articles. It is quite possible that they both decided to write an article on the same subject. Given the timing right after this obvious case of "gun free zone massacre" I expect several articles on this theme. It IS a strong case on how to avoid this tragedy in the future.
the_original_bad_karma Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 9:46 AM
Ann's additions to the theme were more thoroughly researched. Perhaps because she had 3 more days to write it. Seems unlikely she didn't read Doug's effort. Ann's narcissism is her downfall. Can't lead if you're too busy looking in the mirror.
the_original_bad_karma Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 9:33 AM

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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