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President Obama formally announced that he would be taking a series of executive actions on gun control — all of them within his powers as president. It was an important step. But none of his actions are aimed at taking weapons away from law-abiding citizens, And yet, as happens every time, the response from the anti-regulation crowd was to deliberately misstate what Mr. Obama was intending. The hear-nothing crowd did not budge when college students were slaughtered on campuses like Virginia Tech, when grade school children were massacred in Connecticut, when people were shot to death in a movie theater in Colorado — and in so many other places, including every day on our streets and in our homes.They were not even moved to have a serious conversation about gun safety after self-proclaimed Islamist terrorists attacked law-abiding American citizens in California 

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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