Steve Chapman at The Chicago Tribune asks if gun regulation, following the Supreme Court’s move to strike down Chicago’s handgun ban, is like using a garden hose to defeat a forest fire. “The Supreme Court sided with Chicagoans who prefer not to be defenseless. Under the Second Amendment, it concluded, they have a right to act on the belief that ‘their safety and the safety of other law-abiding members of the community would be enhanced by the possession of handguns in the home.’ The reality that goes unpublicized by the mayor is that the weekend before the Supreme Court decision, at least 26 people in Chicago were shot, three fatally.”
This measurement is crucial to confirm that one of the assumptions of Einstein’s theory of gravity is valid.
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"When Harry Met Sally" lied to you.
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