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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

RepubRob2 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 8:07 AM
Ann's points are not original, but so important. We've all been saying these things on this site for several days. We just need to weather this ridiculous storm caused by the knee-jerk libs who always want to solve the immediate problem by injectiing more government and fewer individual liberties. What libs seem to be intentionally forgetting is that you can't inject government into this, or any, social problem, and expect to get the outcome you desire. If you could, then illegal drugs would have gone away decades ago.
poorgrandchildren.com2 Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 8:36 AM
I believe Ann is not advocating that we weather the storm but to start one for the leftists to weather.

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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