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May 26, 2014

No matter how emotional these appeals are, they don’t help. (Calls for bans lead to surges in gun sales). There ARE positive steps that can be taken…

Why Evolution Is True

It keeps happening over and over again.  Six people, including several students at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), were killed by a deranged, 22-year-old student from another school, Elliott Rodger,Thirteen people were injured as well, and apparently Rodger killed himself as the cops closed in.

One of those killed was Christopher Martinez, a 20-year-old student at UCSB who was inside a deli. His father, Richard Martinez, gave this angry and moving speech at a press conference yesterday.

Yes, Rodger had serious problems, but serious problems for someone like him become deep tragedies for others when guns are readily available.  It’s time to stop the madness, and quash the power of the nefarious National Rifle Association, which simply sees these deaths as a byproduct of our ineluctable right to own guns.  The Second Amendment should either be construed as the right to own guns in a militia, or…

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