Rep. Tim Scott On Newtown: We Must Examine Culture Of ‘Moral Decay’ | Talking Points Memo

Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC), who was selected to succeed outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) earlier this week, said Wednesday that the best response to last week’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. may not necessarily come in the form of “new legislation” on gun control, but instead a hard look at mental illness and the country’s “culture of moral decay and of violence.”

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