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If Sandy Hook didn't change gun laws, nothing will

If Sandy Hook didn't change gun laws, nothing will

You frequently find fortune cookie aphorisms, yes, but it's not often that you find searing insight within Twitter's 140-character confines. Which is why a June tweet from one Dan Hodges -- his profile describes him as a British political commentator -- stood out. "In retrospect," wrote Mr. Hodges, "Sandy Hook marked the end of the U.S. gun control debate. Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over." You may cringe to hear the nation's response to the December 2012 massacre of 20 young children -- six adults also died -- at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., described in that fashion, but you can't deny the...

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