America’s lobby group for gun-lovers appeared before the cameras and microphones Friday in a display that seemed to catch even the critics off-guard: blaming the media, blaming video games, saying what’s needed is a database of people with mental illness. But since no questions were allowed, we don’t know if that would include people with, say, anxiety disorders or depression or insomnia. NRA executive Wayne LaPierre insists regulating guns will not prevent mass shootings such as the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown Connecticut. And given the opportunity to rephrase some of his startling statements. He chose to forcefully stick by them. He told interviewers yesterday the American people think it would be "crazy'' not to put armed guards in every school. The standout quote from Friday’s news event: "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.'' Is that so? Had he forgotten what stopped the mass murdere
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