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What Gun Law Does S. E. Cupp Want Us to Rethink?

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Yesterday was the tragic anniversary of the ghastly 2012 massacre of 20 young children and six faculty at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. And though mass shootings account for only a fraction of gun deaths in the United States — which are still at historic lows — the terroristic nature and moral depravity of the Sandy Hook incident makes it especially traumatic. So the instinct to “do something” is understandable.

That’s still no excuse for sophistry.

In another tweet, Cupp links to a performative CNN segment in which she rescinds her NRA membership and implores us to “rethink” our


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