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Right to Bear Arms or Freedom? Pick One.

I usually use this site to write about technology, but this week is so different for me. I don't know about my readers, but I have spent this entire week reflecting upon the terrible tragedies that transpired at Sandy Hook Elementary. All week I have bounced back and forth between anger and sheer grief. My heart goes out to the victims and their families from this terrible day.

The word “gun” is short, but it is loaded.
To Americans, guns represent danger, safety, fear, destruction, death, freedom and so much more. We live in a culture dominated by guns. The United States is the biggest producer and consumer of guns in the entire world. We are also the country responsible for the largest count of shootings and gun murders.

Just this past week, 28 lives were taken by guns. 20 of which were innocent children being protected by 7 equally innocent teachers who wanted nothing more than to keep their children safe. But they couldn’t protect them, and neither could harsh gun laws... because…