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We Know How to Stop School Shootings

rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 7:59 PM
Stop the DRUG WAR and use all the extra space for schools, guards already provided and the public might feel a lot safer from the kids, too.
rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 8:05 PM
And if the prisoners complain...too bad, call it punishment.
rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 8:07 PM
Don't you get me wrong, now...Jesus said to visit the prisoners with compassion.

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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