July 20, 2012
After Columbine, after numerous shootings and violence in America and copy cat events in other countries, what is to blame?
The crowd in a comic book violence movie were shot at by a young man bearing arms, smoke bombs and a gas mask. Fundamentalists will blame the movie. Others will blame video games and our violent culture. But the real issue here is the right to bear arms forming a basic part of the constitution.
“There is no link to terrorism” – rubbish. It is terrorism, domestically sourced and just as deadly. It is wrong to allow people to carry guns. They kill people.
The above item was published 20 July 2012 12:27 BST
Update: editorial in The Guardian Friday 20 July 2012 20.20 BST
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