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Lane Filler is a member of the Newsday editorial board. He came to Long Island in 2010 after working for newspapers in Pennsylvania and South Carolina.
So the problem isn’t real guns killing real people. The problem is video games and movies, fake guns killing fake people.
That and, of course, the media, who by publicizing slaughter give shooters a path to notoriety.
So says Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Association, who cited mainstream shooting videogames like “Call of Duty,” as well as ones few have ever heard of, like...Read more »