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Admit it: America has a gun problem


August 9, 2019

Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. Outlaw guns and only outlaws will have guns. Banning guns won’t work. Why not just ban mass shootings? It will be just about as effective.

The rhetoric after each mass shooting is predictable.

But as any law enforcement person will tell you, laws are tools the authorities use to fight crime. Changing laws to meet changing needs is the job of responsible leaders.

And good leadership is defined as identifying a problem and doing something about it.

Simply banning assault rifles won’t end gun violence. But defending any and all gun ownership is...

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