And after a suitable period of mourning lasting several minutes at least, some Blogging Tories already know whose fault it is:
Concealed weapons in school are the solution to school gun violence. That's what solved the issue in Israel and that's what's necessary in Canada and the United States. In fact, the Virginia shooting might havew [sic] been stopped, except that a bill that would have allowed concealed weapons failed to pass.
Why, sure -- take an entire population of young people who are, in large part, adjusting to being away from home while coping with stressful academics and inevitable romantic heartbreak, and make sure they're all packing heat. What could possibly go wrong?
WHEN I SAID I WAS FOR GUN RIGHTS, I DIDN'T MEAN FOR YOU. Not surprisingly, the gun-worshipping Right is all for packing heat, unless it's in their general vicinity:
[Dick] Cheney's appearance was nearly cancelled because some delegates balked at having to check their firearms at the door.
Apparently, your constitutional, inalienable right to bear arms ends right about where Shotgun Dick's personal space begins. Talk about irony. I mean, if there was one person where you'd really like to be in a position to return fire ...