Fifty-nine Americans killed in Las Vegas. What difference does it make?
Forty-nine killed in Orlando. What difference does it make?
Thirty-two killed at Virginia Tech. What difference does it make?
Twenty children and six adults killed at Sandy Hook. What difference does it make?
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We are aghast with the horror. We fill our TV with sickening pictures. We talk about how in the world could this have happened. We mourn a couple days as we fly our flag at half mast. We say we are a civilized nation.
We then go out and buy more guns to counter the threat.
We are a nation of 300 million guns — where the 2nd Amendment to the extreme trumps your right to live. Where in all reality people die.
Besides, in the whole scheme of things, what difference does it make?