Out of Control Gun Control | The Federalist Papers

Ever since the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the gun control debate has arguably become more fiery and intense than the nation has ever seen before. That fateful day, December 14, 2012, twenty school children and six teachers were brutally killed by a possessed lunatic bent on mass murder. Since that day, the debate arguing for and against gun control has little abated. Reactions range from the ideas of Piers Morgan to repeal the second amendment, to that of the National Rifle Association to increase penalties for gun crimes and offer better training. All of these views have opposition on both sides of the aisle, but when we step back from the debate and look at numbers, what do they tell us? Do the numbers argue in favor of stricter gun control, or do they have a different message? In my own home state of New York, the SAFE (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement) Act was signed into law January 15, 2013. This new law has, from what I have read of it, one beneficial

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