Originally written in August 2012. Even more relevant now.

James Pavel

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Opinion
By James Pavel

It’s difficult to pay attention to the 2012 presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney when there is literally a serious shooting in the United States of America once a week. A country that doubles and usually triples other first-world countries in death by bullets is on a horrifying new rampage of death and yet not a word has been uttered about pushing for stricter gun laws in the country.

Three people killed yesterday at Texas A&M University. Darius Kennedy gunned down in the middle of the afternoon in New York’s Times Square three days ago. Six people shot dead at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee last week. James Holmes shoots and kills 12 people and injures 58 people on July 20 in a Colorado movie theatre.

What exactly is the United States waiting for? This is a state of emergency. This is the time…

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