We don’t have to live this way

Posted: December 18, 2012 at 4:27 a.m.

We all know the post-shooting drill: Politicians will cue up their condolences, and run for cover from Americans demanding solutions to our nation’s gun-violence epidemic. It is “not the time” to discuss solutions, they will claim—then wait for the nation’s attention to be diverted by the next turn of the news cycle.

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Editorial, Pages 14 on 12/18/2012


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