In Newtown, Connecticut, the latest of this year's multiple shootings killed six adults and 20 first-graders last Friday, none of them older than seven. Some call this the moment for action. Others warn about unintended consequences. With 300 million guns in circulation, what are the options? Also, Speaker Boehner opens to higher taxes on incomes over $1 million, and as we try to understand what may be incomprehensible, we run the risk of stigmatizing innocent people.
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