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2015_Day 13: Is it too hard to try to be nice?

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A discussion board for journalist asks whether those in that profession (especially in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo murders) should carry guns for their protection. In Wisconsin last year, several men were questioned by police after (legally) open-carrying assault weapons on the streets of Green Bay and Appleton (and probably other cities) – just because they can. A child in (insert state here) is shot and killed by police after he pulls out what’s later found to be a toy gun. Police everywhere are being asked to make split-second, life-or-death decisions every day on our nation’s streets. Homeowners are buying and using guns for protection in their homes. Continue reading