Any good policy must start with a clear understanding of the nature of the actual problem. For every child shot in school, there are around 1000 men who shoot themselves. Allowing emotion and rhetoric to obscure the facts on the ground is the path to bad policy.

It’s a free country, and it’s clear that I’m not going to persuade you from your position. You have a right to your opinion.

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