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5 October 2006

Star-Ledger (New Jersey), Opinion

Whenever a school shooting occurs, as in Pennsylvania Amish country this week or in Colorado and Wisconsin last month or in Vermont and North Carolina the month before, we understandably seek answers — to the wrong question. The press and the public focus on motive — "What would possess a milk truck driver (or drifter, or teenager) to kill?" — when we should be asking, "Where do dangerous individuals get their guns?" Amazingly, amid the rash of killings in... (

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