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  • spaceghoti
    +4

    But...but...but...Second Amendment!

    Seriously, we need both: better care for our sick citizens and better controls on firearms and their use. There are people who proudly proclaim after events like this that everything that should be done to prevent shootings is already being done. Apparently, needless violence is a unavoidable consequence of living in a free society.

    • KingAztek
      +4

      I actually used to argue this point. I would say "in order to be able to one day fight off a tyrannical government, one must accept a certain amount of violent crime on society." It's just that, I wouldn't consider myself a member of a "well regulated militia", even though my government says I am a member of it. We need to reform the definition of militia to something faaar more reasonable

      • jmcs
        +3

        How did the US get to the point where "well regulated" means every redneck and their cousin?

      • KingAztek
        +4
        @jmcs -

        The common interpretation is that militia is self-regulatory