Three Heads, We Lose: Gun Control Without Equality Means More Massacres, Not Fewer

This is a point that has gone largely unconsidered during the post-Newtown furore: gun control without broader social justice is pointless. And the two apparently separate proposals that Obama and the Democrats are floating this month— gun control laws simultaneous with austerity measures including an inexplicable assault on Social Security — are worse than pointless: It’s rancid neoliberal politics at its sleaziest and nihilistic worst. And if history is anything to go by, it’s only going to increase the chance of future massacres.

Source: Three Heads, We Lose: Gun Control Without Equality Means More Massacres, Not Fewer

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