Tuesday 25 July 2017

A fatal hypocrisy

If the US had stringent gun laws and school massacres were happening here or in Europe because we had an American-style gun culture, the US would now be lecturing us on how and why we should get our act together.

Now is the time for the EU to contact the US State Department and express great concern about its recurring school mass killings and its ludicrous gun legislation.

Gun worship is now so embedded in the American psyche that most of the country's production companies are unable to create a drama, or comedy, without this deadly weapon making an appearance. Legislation to curtail personal and multiple gun ownership could be President Barack Obama's legacy to American children, their parents and the rest of the world.

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