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The second worst mass shooting in U.S. history of citizens questions, once again, liberty over safety.
The second worst mass shooting in U.S. history of citizens questions, once again, liberty over safety.
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"The right to keep and bear arms." - Second Amendment to the United States Constitution (1791)

"Kill'em all." - Metallica (1983)

"I heard, like seven loud booms, and the gym teacher told us to go in the corner, so we huddled; but I kept hearing these booming noises..." - Eight year-old girl in Newtown, Connecticut (2012).

"As a country, we've been through this too many times; whether it's an elementary school in Newtown or a shopping mall in Oregon, or a temple in Wisconsin, or a movie theater in Aurora, or a street corner in Chicago. These neighborhoods are our neighborhoods and these children are our chilren; and we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of politics." - President Barack Obama (2012).

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