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Guns and the Mentally Ill: What do we do?

Florida Shooter
So, I realized I need to be consistent in my criticisms. I often say that those who call for "common sense gun laws" never give any specifics. I've made my specifics clear on what I think should be done in the short term - remove gun free school zones and allow teachers to carry concealed weapons. I personally think that what we have is a mental health crisis but what are the specifics of fixin...
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We must get rid of gun free school zones

Columbine Screenshot
According to the Crime Prevention Research Center, "gun free zones" (areas where guns are prohibited) have been the target of more than 98% of all mass shootings. I am sure back in 1990 when the law was create, with the much sought after bipartisan effort (Biden's bill which Bush signed) that the idea was safety. But so often the government's action live within the laws of unintended consequ...
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Teachers CAN be trusted with kids & guns

If teachers can't be trusted with a gun why do we trust them with our children?
I believe that a man like the coach, who put his body between children and bullets could have been trusted with a gun. A man of that constitution and personal resolve could have shot back. He saved those kids with his own body because he wasn't afforded the opportunity to do it any other way.   Allowing teachers to voluntarily carry a gun is not the same thing as arming teachers. I'...
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