UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (6) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: ascenzm Big gold star, 5000 posts Top Recommended Fools Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 741787  
Subject: Re: Good Lord....about 27 dead in Conn. Date: 12/14/2012 1:33 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 2
The one gun-control thing I will say: yesterday Michigan's legislature passed a law that would allow those who obtain an enhanced Concealed Pistol License to carry into Pistol Free Zones (like schools). Some will certainly argue that the governor should not sign the law because of this shooting. I'd argue that this shooting is proof of why the law is needed... how many lives could have been saved if even one teacher had been armed and able to shoot back? By the time the cops got there 27 people (including the shooter, shot himself perhaps) were dead. That's what good waiting for the cops to arrive gets you, dozens dead.

Colovion


Police, minutes away when seconds count. I don't know the laws up there but CT is a very liberal state so I'd suspect that their existing gun control laws are quite strict.

Why would anyone want to kill children? There had to have been a mental health issue here (assuming that the shooter is dead).

Mike
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (6) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next

Announcements

Managing Your Wealth
Our own TMFHockeypop from Rule Your Retirement fame on the TV show Managing Your Wealth.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Apple

Apple and Ninety Years Ago
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement