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Just because there is a law does not mean that law will not be broken.

There is more info coming out, such as:

The guns used in this crime were registered. Registering guns doesn't prevent these crimes obviously.

There is a report that the shooter was prevented from buying a rifle earlier in the month. The NICS works.

He was 20 years old, too young to legally own handguns, yet he had them with him.

He couldn't legally carry any guns into that school, that didn't stop him.

Even an "assault weapons ban" wouldn't have prevented this, since such "bans" amount to bans on sales of such weapons. He didn't buy the guns, he took them.

There simply are no gun control laws that can be passed to prevent such tragedies that wouldn't take away the rights (not just Second Amendment rights either) of the millions of gun owners who are law abiding, responsible citizens. That's what it boils down to, and why there will almost certainly be no changes in federal gun laws as a result. Calmer heads will prevail.
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