Saturday, April 21, 2007

Economist reflects on politics of U.S. gun law

While the world still mourns the deaths of 33 students and teachers of Virginia Technology University killed in the worse ever campus shooting spree, another gunman in the US has reportedly just killed a male hostage and himself during a stand-off at Nasa's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Meanwhile, the Leader of the latest edition of my weekly intellectual companion Economist in the United Kingdom joins the mainstream of world opinion in expressing serious concern about the proliferation of privately-owned guns in the US.

World community castigates US "gun culture"

Brief history of fatal campus shootings in US

VTU killer's psychology : a British MP's views

VTU killer's psychology : an 'old-fashion' view

Lessons from Virginia Tech's campus carnage


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