Ryan Lanza Newton Shooter

A Deadly Reminder to Be Skeptical of Toy Guns

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada
Joshua Ostroff

Just shortly after the news that 20 small children were killed in Connecticut, the White House Press Secretary said "today is not the day" to engage in a policy debate over gun control. But it hardly matters if we all agree that shooting schoolchildren is terrible if we don't do anything to prevent it in the future -- and that is difficult to do in a society that promotes gun culture to even its youngest members.