The national conversation on guns that so many have been calling for took a step forward tonight in Columbus, Ohio, as a panel fielded questions during a televised “National Town Hall” on the Newtown, Conn., massacre.

Tweets from the scene, though, suggest that it will take more than a single “heated discussion” to find common ground. Here’s a sample of what was said.

It seems that even during the national conversation on guns, the main concern is when we’re going to have a national conversation on guns.

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