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Ann-Marie Adams on Gun Control

 

 


Newtown massacre exposes race and class prejudice

The Newtown mass shooting presents an opportune moment to address issues, including gun control laws. But unfortunately too much of the discussion has been focused on "assault weapons" with lethal firepower. Sadly, many implied that people in urban areas are not violently assaulted by handguns. As we memorialize 26 people who died, we recognize a familiar truth: some lives are worth more than others. And race and class matter in how the story unfolds in the media.
Source: ABHMuseum.org on 2018 Connecticut Senatorial race , Dec 25, 2012

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