Sandy Hook Five Years Later: Skill v. Chance Enacting Legislation

In some ways enacting laws is like a contest – a game of skill between qualified legislators – or maybe it’s really more like a game of chance – where winning depends upon luck.  The disappointing facts since the Sandy Hook massacre demonstrate how both legislative skill and bad luck have combined to stifle any hope that such senseless killings will stop. Guns may have a place in society and there are certain protections afforded by the Second Amendment, but all people should be troubled by the fact that a 20-year old disturbed human being was able to use an assault rifle to take the futures away from 20 children and 7 adults while they were in their grade school classroom. I write about Sandy Hook this day, five years later, because I live and work only miles from the location of the (then) second-worst mass shooting in U.S. history.  [NB: Since then, the Las Vegas and Pulse nightclub shootings have surpassed the number of casualties at Sandy…

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