Originally Posted by Fish
That's exactly how many people are viewing the Newtown tragedy though. Gun violence overall is the lowest it's been since the 60s. Technically, the US is safer than it's ever been before.
But yet, we have people saying things like
I hate to sound callous, but the fact that children were involved is the sole reason this is still being discussed.
I think people are viewing it as an opportunity to tighten gun laws up which they should be. I don't think you will see any gun law proposal in the next couple of months that will say this law will stop what happened in Newton from every happening again.