Our prayers go out to the families, teachers and students at Sandy Hook Elementary School. What can one say at such tragedy?
NCR has written quite a bit about guns and gun violence this year. After the shooting in Aruora, Colo., shootings, we wrote this editorial: Editorial: We are victims of out-of-control gun culture., in which we concluded:
No rationale exists for anyone, save law enforcement officers and members of a "well-ordered militia," to own an assault rifle and hundreds, even thousands, of rounds of ammunition. To allow another gun massacre to go by with nothing more than hand-wringing and empty words is not being considerate of victims. It is rather buying into a culture-wide denial and giving assent to the insanity. We need to talk seriously about gun control.
Our bloggers have also spoken up: