Friday, March 14, 2008

Bring your gun to class day?

I don't think I like the idea Oklahoma has come up with to try and solve campus violence. Not that I'm against guns but if you look at the statistics on this matter you find more trouble with accidental shootings involving friends and relatives than any benefit that could be gained by permitting weapons on school campus. And I would really not want a vet with PTSD fully armed in a large class. So it seems to me that the lawmakers are trying to treat the symptoms rather than the problem. The real problem is a shortfall in the area of mental health. But I guess that the powers that be feel it's cheaper to let nearly everyone be armed than deal with the problem head on.

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