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The Newtown Tragedy

toucan1953 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 5:10 PM
wink wrote: I know. Your opinionated feelings are more important than our rights. ___________________- Your "rights" are not being taken away by enforcing a ban on assault weapons. Explain how your "rights" are being taken away
Winkmeister (Formerly David) Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 5:13 PM
You assault me with your verbiage. The mere fact you are wanting to take something, anything, from me is and assault on me. Dig??

As the mother of five-year-old twins in a small town not too far from New York city, yesterday's events in Newtown hit close to home -- literally and figuratively.  It's hard to imagine the depths of shock, sorrow and anguish rippling throughout our community in the wake of yesterday's hideous crime.

It is a terrible, terrible thing to be reminded, once again, of how powerful, how senseless and how ugly the face of evil can seem.  It is terrible even to have to acknowledge that such evil exists in the world.  But it does, and there's no use in...