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A Year After Newtown,
Rift Over Guns Deepens

Associated Press, by Adam Geller

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Posted By:Write2Right, 12/7/2013 12:50:32 PM

In the moment, Newtown´s children became our own. Staring at photographs of their freckled faces, hair tucked into barrettes and baseball caps, a country divided by politics, geography, race, class and belief was united in mourning. And as their deaths confronted Americans with vexing questions about guns and violence, there were calls to turn that shared grief into a collective search for answers."These tragedies must end," President Barack Obama said, two nights after the mass shooting left 20 first-graders and six educators dead. "And to end them, we must change." Now, a year has passed. But the unity born of tragedy has

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chumley, 12/7/2013 1:10:26 PM     (No. 9644439)

Its easy to see why there is dischord. To a certain segment of the population (who are in charge right now) the answer to every question involves taxing, controlling, registering or outlawing something that belongs to me. They dont like it so I cant have it.
I´m tired of it. Free people have been the whipping boys of the communists for too long. Maybe its time for the communists to be the targets for a change.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rolfnader, 12/7/2013 1:40:08 PM     (No. 9644455)

It is not deep at all. It´s right on the surface for all to see. You can´t have my guns!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hammondb3, 12/7/2013 1:53:18 PM     (No. 9644468)

It´s a two point plan for evil to triumph:

1. Get rid of God, eliminating the internal restraints of moral conscience that would prevent a crime.

2. Get rid of guns, eliminating the external restraints of potential deadly force to prevent a crime.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mossley, 12/7/2013 5:04:44 PM     (No. 9644609)

There never was a national desire for gun control after Newton. It was a leftist dream, pushed by the media, but ignored by Americans. Rational people recognized the danger was a mentally unbalanced man who his family could not get committed, not a gun. Even in Newtown, gun sales soared after this. People know they may have to protect themselves and their families.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: harper, 12/8/2013 3:11:07 PM     (No. 9645605)

Knock knock

Who`s there

Just the Ass. Press re-affirming it`s membership in the trendy left elite
club by mindlessly regurgitating on the current lamestream topic of the moment.

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