Sunday, July 22, 2012

"Philadelphia police chief on gun control: Lawmakers lack the courage to do anything" (with video)

Eric W. Dolan (RAW STORY) with video (09:59) from ABC News:
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey on Sunday said gun control was needed in the wake of the mass shooting in Colorado, but was pessimistic about its chances.

“For me the question has been, you know, what will change as far as any gun control legislation in the wake of Aurora, Columbine, Virginia Tech, Ft. Hood — I mean, the list goes on and on. And unfortunately, in my opinion, the answer is absolutely nothing,” he said on ABC News’ This Week. “There will be a lot of talk, there will be a lot of discussion, there will be some debate. But this will fade into the background, like all those other instances that have occurred, unfortunately, and people will just go on and continue to be able to get their hands on guns and continue to inappropriately use those guns to commit violent acts on the streets of our cities.” MORE...
Howie P.S.: The comments by the ABC Medical Editor in the video concerning the psychic toll these events place on all of us rang true for me.

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