We should have learned by now. Two multiple-murder tragedies in one week, in Oregon and Connecticut, have been followed by hand-wringing calls for gun control. It’s time to blame inanimate objects again.
“Locking down” a school, “gun-free zones” and unarmed school “security officers” are pointless. And the police take several minutes — at best — to respond to an emergency at a school. Only one thing will work when dealing with a homicidal maniac: a rapid response by an armed citizen.