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Navy Yard shooting shows gun control is not the answer

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Genuine facts are vital for intelligent laws. Many gun control advocates didn't wait for the facts after Monday's Washington Navy Yard mass shooting to call for more laws and to attack those who do not In hope of better future discussions, let's examine some faulty facts:
"The fact that we do not have a firm enough background check system is something that makes us more vulnerable to these kinds of mass shootings." President Barack Obama.
Monday's shooting that killed 12 innocent victims actually showed nothing of the sort. The killer, Aaron Alexis, passed a federal firearms background check. That was how he purchased the shotgun he used. Not only that, Alexis passed other background checks to obtain clearance to the Navy Yard as a military contractor.

Read the article: The Daily Telegram (Adrian, Mich.)

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