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GOP Rep Introduces Bill Opening ‘Gun-Free’ Schools For Concealed Carry

Representative Randy Weber (R-TX) has introduced legislation allowing concealed carry in schools where teachers and staff have been forced to sit defenseless in gun-free zones heretofore. According to The Hill, Weber’s bill would change the status quo so individuals who

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New Yorker Author Blames America for Overseas School Shootings

Speaking at The New Yorker Festival on October 3, The New Yorker magazine author Malcolm Gladwell placed the blame for school shootings around the world at America’s feet by describing them as “an overwhelmingly American phenomenon.” He added, “To the extent that anything like [school shootings] happens anywhere else in the world, it appears to happen as a reflection of something going on [in America].”