Gun-free zones are invitations to mass murder, gun-rights advocates argued after a lone gunman's shooting rampage at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, Friday left 20 children and six adults dead.

New information indicates that gunman Adam Lanza forced his way into the Connecticut elementary school before shooting all 26 of his victims multiple times.

Here is what we know so far about the school shooting in Connecticut that took the lives of 26 people, including 20 children.

At a time when the hypocrisy of the political class has become something which is almost taken for granted, there are still some occurrences in which the pattern of “do as I say, not as I do” reaches humorous proportions.

Consider the case of Illinois State Senator Donne Trotter (D-17th district), the vociferous opponent of the right of citizens to “keep and bear arms” who has now been charged with a felony after allegedly attempting to board an airplane with a concealed handgun in his possession.

Chicago is experiencing a high and rising homicide rate, with some predicting 500 or more by the end of the year. Many have tried to explain the phenomenon.



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