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Ending Gun Violence Requires Commitment, Not All of it Voluntary

sean242 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 2:14 AM
cont'd-have to take some bad outcomes to preserve liberty for all. Sometimes criminals go free because of their constitutionally protected rights. It's far better that a guilty person goes free than an innocent be convicted

The good news is: Obama and the Senate Democrats have no intention of passing more idiotic gun legislation in response to the Newtown massacre. The bad news is that they also have no intention of passing any legislation about the mentally ill, which would actually do something to reduce these mass shootings.

Instead, the Democrats will jawbone about "assault weapons" and other meaningless gun laws for the sole purpose of scaring soccer moms into hating the National Rifle Association. Expect to hear a lot about Republicans preferring "the gun lobby" to "children." (Which is evidently not at all like...