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Sorry, rebranding gun control as 'gun safety' won't work

Sorry, rebranding gun control as 'gun safety' won't work

 So it isn’t just me. A few days I ago I tweeted: “Has a memo gone out to pro-gun-control folks to call it ‘gun safety’ instead? If so, it won't change any minds.” On Thursday, Charles Krauthammer asked readers of his Washington Post column to “notice, by the way, how ‘gun control’ has been cleverly rechristened ‘common-sense gun-safety laws,’ as if we’re talking about accident proofing.”

Krauthammer was reacting to this comment by President Obama at a news conference after the shootings at a community...

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