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"Gunman Fatally Shoots Self After Killing Journalists on Air, Police Say" by Eliott C. McLaughlin on cnn.com Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting on wikipedia.com We've all had this discussion in some form or another, but I'm genuinely interested in hearing peoples' opinions about whether or not the 2nd Amendment provides absolute freedom of gun ownership, or whether that freedom is limited in some form or another due to the wording of the amendment (and not just a "yes or no," but some underlying rationale).
I saw a friend of mine (and a member of ours) mention this in passing on Facebook, where it got no attention - the status update came, and went. However, she's 100% in-the-right, and it's time this becomes a national discussion. You don't need to be made aware of the problem our police have with using excessive force in too many situations - yes, this problem has racial overtones (not undertones; overtones), and blacks are absolutely suffering from it disproportionately, but the root of this problem is not racism. When police pull someone over on a traffic stop, they aren't scared o