My turn: The paradox of gun control

By From page A4 | August 13, 2014

Another shooting of innocent people by a mentally deranged youth seeking retribution for the way he perceived he’d been treated has brought emotionally charged demands for “sanity” in our gun laws. The father of one of the victims insists “not one more.” Of course, it’s an opportunity to play the “blame game.” The easy targets are the gun manufacturers and certainly the NRA. Why not blame the millions of our fellow Americans who exercise their constitutional rights by buying and possessing guns? But “blame” implies guilt, and they’re not guilty of anything.

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