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Combatting violence

So here we are AGAIN! The same arguments, the same go around.  “We need common sense gun laws” “No! Control doesn’t work” “No one needs a weapon that can wipe out a classroom in 45 seconds” “The only thing, that stops a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun” “Arm the teachers” “Secure schools better” “Metal detectors and armed guards everywhere” “No we can’t have our kids going to school in prisons” “We need better mental healthcare” “It’s not a gun problem it’s a people problem” And on and on and on.....
Then after a few days or a few weeks the arguing, and posturing simmers down, and we go back to life as usual until it happens AGAIN! Then the go around starts back up, but nothing is actually being done. You can’t say X or Y doesn’t work, because literally we haven’t tried anything so how do we know what will and won’t work.
You want to talk about rights? How about my child’s right to go to school, AND come home.
I’m having conversations with one of my dearest friends about looking at effi…