Six Years After Sandy Hook, There's Hope

I have written often about the 2012 massacre of 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a few miles from where I’m writing in New Haven. I have written for six years about mass shootings as a matter of public health. I have argued for the social good of personal liability insurance. I have made the conservative case for more and better gun control. I have urged seeing mass shootings as a form of terrorism, hoping that if a majority believed them to be an issue of national security, as was the case after Sept. 11, then even the archest conservative would act.

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