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Illusion of Safety:The False Promise of Gun-Free Zones

wbaker Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 10:48 PM
This petition makes sense, please take a look and sign if interested. Our soldiers can dress as normal citizens, carry concealed weapons and protect our children. We will never get rid of all the guns. Disarming innocent people has proven dangerous. The president is protected with guns, why aren't our children. After all, they are the most important thing. Please help promote this petition to help reach the goal.

Recent news accounts of the bittersweet commencement exercises at Virginia Tech University refueled debate in my university neighborhood and reinvigorated our search for the real cause of the threat to our safety. The debate centered on the need to mandate gun-free zones on college campuses.

Well, mandating college campuses be gun-free zones provides as much safety as holding your hands over your eyes. Danger is either there or it's not. Holding your hands over your eyes so you can't see danger has nothing to do with whether danger is approaching.

The tragedy at Virginia Tech-a trauma for the entire nation-forces...