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Mass shootings seldom shift partisan policies despite outcry

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By DAVID A. LIEB

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But what comes next from policymakers is likely to depend on which political party is in charge of a state.

The debate is dominated by hysterics from the right.

Mass shootings like Nashville ,which could be largely mitigated by universal health care and gun licensing at least the level of that for automobiles , become rants about gun-grabbing and leftists.

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Looks like more people in red states are cool with lethal violence. Who knew?

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The sad truth is that too many Americans love their guns more than other people's children.

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Anonymous....

The reason gun control cannot be introduced is the pushback from gun lovers on both sides of the political divide. I'm sure they feel sorrow for the dead kids but not enough to give up their big boy toys.

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When it comes to mass shootings, the US is a very sick country.

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Trump people say we need more fortification like bullet proof windows and doors in schools and armed guards with heavy weaponry patrolling the school. Also metal detectors and the latest scanning technology like what you see airports. Ok! Sure! Now who is going to pay for that? Does this security fortification grow on trees?

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RKL

Meanwhile, the far left extremists take their eyes off the ball on issues that are more lethal than the rare shooting.

> Kind of like trying to swat a fly while a swarm of bees buzzes around one's head.

Some are born blind others go blind in life.

The US had 647 mass shootings in 2022

125 mass shootings so far in 2023.

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Mass shootings like Nashville ,which could be largely mitigated by universal health care …

”… by universal health care”? How? Do you mean that gender dysphoria is back in the psychiatry/psychology handbook where it belonged?

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Looks like more people in red states are cool with lethal violence. Who knew?

I’m cool with a murderress (sic) of small children being shot to death by the police. No sympathy for her. She deserves none. I understand that she sought “suicide by cop”.

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Americans need their guns for protection.

The state needs to be challenged and resisted

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The sad truth is that too many Americans love their guns more than other people's children.

It’s not a truth, sad or otherwise. It’s just a thoughtless and inflamatory statement.

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Meanwhile, the far left extremists take their eyes off the ball on issues that are more lethal than the rare shooting.

Kind of like trying to swat a fly while a swarm of bees buzzes around one's head.

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