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Remembering Tucson

Posted: 01/11/12 05:21 PM ET

It is important that this week, one year after the tragedy at Tucson, we remember those who were senselessly slaughtered there, including a 9-year old girl. It is important that we honor them by doing all we can to make sure this kind of thing never happens again, by making it at least a bit harder for criminals, terrorists and the mentally ill to get their hands on weapons that can kill in a heartbeat.

We must always respect our Bill of Rights, but we must also remember it was Christina Taylor Green's right to have her "general welfare protected," to enjoy the right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." It was her right to see her 10th birthday.

 
 
 

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