Reader: This Is What Angry Parents and Anti-Gun Liberals Don't Want to Hear
Readers commenting on this turn of events split on whether the shooting bolstered the arguments for tighter gun laws or proved that legislation can't prevent every gun-related tragedy.
Here's the take of someone who feels the solution requires more personal action — although she suspects a certain constituency will disagree with her.
Nikki Parkin writes:
What were these kids doing alone in a car and not buckled? Granted they weren't moving, but still, they are in a public place, you don't leave your kids alone to "play" in the car, especially if they can't sit still for more than 5 minutes. This is a case of bad parenting. Teach your kids about gun safety, whether you own a gun or not and you can prevent these incidents from happening. (Cue replies from every angry parent and anti-gun liberal).