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  •  Kos, I hope, I hope, I hope you're right. (12+ / 0-)

    My husband has been a gun control activist for years, until the Supreme Court made it clear that we weren't going to be able to achieve any meaningful progress. Just last week, a federal Appeals Court overturned the state ban in IL on concealed carry.

    I've spent the weekend with a sense of despair that Newtown is the latest but alas not the last unimaginable massacre.

    I hope you're right.

    "It's not enough to be right. You still have to use your nice voice." -said by my then six-year-old daughter; "Love binds us all."-willb48

    by be the change you seek on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:55:00 AM PST

    •  Ironically, those court decisions are more (0+ / 0-)

      threatening to the 2nd Amendment than any gun control activist is in the aftermath of a tragedy this universally heart-breaking.  The the farther the pendulum swings in one direction, the faster and more extreme its swing back is.

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