FORGIVE CHARLOTTE ALLEN FOR SHE KNOWS NOT WHAT SHE’S TALKING ABOUT


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We, Ourselves, of the Collective have been reading much of what Conservatives have been saying in response to a needed move toward gun control legislation in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre and We have found what We expected to find. No matter what the tragedy, the Right feels they have an earned privilege to possess firearms that goes far beyond what the United States Constitution actually intends. In this case even the murder of innocent children does not inspire Conservatives that the time has come for them to put aside the notion that their ability to maintain their unearned privilege must be protected at the barrel of a firearm. The Collective feels that America would be a far safer, prosperous and diverse place if these weapons were at least better controlled via deeper regulations mandated by the federal government. It is absolutely necessary to couple any weapons ban, ammunition ban or outright confiscation of firearms with a bold and far reaching program to address the mental health issues of all Americans who have not had their mental state evaluated.

Writing in the National Review Online, Charlotte Allen makes an abstract case for the root cause of the Newtown massacre –that the school was too “feminized.” Allen writes, “There was not a single adult male on the school premises when the shooting occurred. In this school of 450 students, a sizeable number of whom were undoubtedly 11- and 12-year-old boys (it was a K–6 school), all the personnel — the teachers, the principal, the assistant principal, the school psychologist, the “reading specialist” — were female. There didn’t even seem to be a male janitor to heave his bucket at Adam Lanza’s knees. Women and small children are sitting ducks for mass-murderers. The principal, Dawn Hochsprung, seemed to have performed bravely. According to reports, she activated the school’s public-address system and also lunged at Lanza, before he shot her to death. Some of the teachers managed to save all or some of their charges by rushing them into closets or bathrooms. But in general, a feminized setting is a setting in which helpless passivity is the norm. Male aggression can be a good thing, as in protecting the weak — but it has been forced out of the culture of elementary schools and the education schools that train their personnel. Think of what Sandy Hook might have been like if a couple of male teachers who had played high-school football, or even some of the huskier 12-year-old boys, had converged on Lanza.”

This is a statement of clear misunderstanding of foremost how situations involving shooters transpire and secondarily a blind disassociation from anything, and We, Ourselves, do mean anything, that would allow greater inspection of the Conservative values that guns and religion can cure any threat to their percieved moral hegemony and delusions of exceptionalism.

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