Good toddlers with guns: The craziness of the gun nuts
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After his parents were cut down by a maniac in Highland Park, Illinois, Monday, 2-year-old Aiden McCarthy was found bloodied, lying under his father’s body. He was rescued and eventually delivered into the loving arms of his grandparents. We do not wish to speak ill of the dead, but why didn’t mom and dad, Irina and Kevin McCarthy, teach their toddler to arm himself and stop the slaughter? Or why didn’t they keep their hands free to reach for a concealed firearm, Hollywood style, and take dead aim at the shooter? After all, we’re repeatedly told by the gun lobby that the only answer to bad guy...