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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 10:14 AM

The solution to gun violence is clear (Fareed Zakaria)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/fareed-zakaria-the-solution-to-gun-violence-is-clear/2012/12/19/110a6f82-4a15-11e2-b6f0-e851e741d196_story.html

(Even if this was already posted, it need to be repeated.)

Announcing Wednesday that he would send proposals on reducing gun violence in America to Congress, President Obama mentioned a number of sensible gun-control measures. But he also paid homage to the Washington conventional wisdom about the many and varied causes of this calamity — from mental health issues to school safety. His spokesman, Jay Carney, had said earlier that this is “a complex problem that will require a complex solution.” Gun control, Carney added, is far from the only answer.

In fact, the problem is not complex, and the solution is blindingly obvious.

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A few hours before the Newtown murders last week, a man entered a school in China’s Henan province. Obviously mentally disturbed, he tried to kill children. But the only weapon he was able to get was a knife. Although 23 children were injured, not one child died.

The problems that produced the Newtown massacre are not complex, nor are the solutions. We do not lack for answers.

What we lack in America today is courage.


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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 12:10 PM

1. Kindergarten teachers have more courage than our politicians. It's tragic. n/t

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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 06:25 PM

2. if only the gun-huggers would be satisfied with machine cap-guns!


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