Following Sandy Hook, four firefighters in upstate New York were shot and two were killed when they answered a call to extinguish fires set by the shooter. Using NRA logic, security should be increased for fire departments, then childcare centers, shopping malls, and ultimately every street corner. At this rate a police state will emerge.
Mass murders in the US are committed by mentally disturbed people. The Columbine school in Littleton, Colorado, had armed security and did not stop the two shooters.
The very thing the NRA and right-to-bear-
The spiral toward the internal self-destruction of the US is inevitable. Unless mental health services improve to help those who are deeply troubled, there will still be mentally ill people added to increasing gun violence. This is a formula for continuing tragedy.
The College suggests a simple two-part remedy: 1) decrease gun possession and 2) increase mental health services.
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