Date: Dec 17, 2012 6:38 AM
Author: Robert Hansen
Subject: Re: Would effective gun control laws be 'unacceptable social engineering'?

On Dec 17, 2012, at 2:11 AM, Gary Tupper <> wrote:

> Regrettably, I believe Rob, Jeff & Wayne reflect the common American's position: in the same way that the price of being Scandinavian is high taxes; the price of being Haitian is poverty etc, the price of being American is acceptance of violence.
> I doubt that anything will really change after the vigils, candles & hand-wringing is over.

Not to take away from your point Gary, but we need to distinguish between violence and monsters. The horrific events in Connecticut were the result of a monster.

Bob Hansen