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April 7, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Fort Hood shootings: What’s the point of investigating mass shootings if no action is taken?

Today’s shooting at Fort Hood compelled me to ask why we even bother to investigate gun violence incidents [“Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment,” Nation & World]. After all, we never do anything with the information after all the investigations are completed. Cynically, one could say, “We could save millions of wasted taxpayer…


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September 23, 2013 at 7:02 PM

Gun-free zones in Seattle

Gun-free zones are dangerous The establishment of gun-free zones on public property has invited demented individuals to transform them into killing grounds in order to massacre their defenseless occupants. One must conclude that those areas attract hopeful killers for that very reason. The locations of the last three mass shootings, Fort Hood, Sandy Hook Elementary School, and…


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