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When is the right time to talk about gun control - NOT banning guns, but sensible controls?


Why is it whenever the subject of gun control is brought up people get so hostile and angry about protecting guns at all costs? Do you need an assault weapon to hunt or protect your family? Isn't it time we realized this control is not a ban? How many more mass shootings have to occur before we have the difficult conversations about proper care and treatment of the mentally ill and YES, common sense gun controls. We have tougher restrictions for getting drivers licenses in most states & the idea of ill trained people with concealed carry permits is frightening!

 

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    Jack Burton 4 years ago

    After a shooting spree junk always wants to put restrictions on the 80 million gun owners who didn't do it. Not a single thing he wants would have stopped today. But that is what passes as "common sense" in todays world. Feelings, baby, feelings.


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    Jack Burton 4 years ago

    Surely u realize that virtually all the mass shootings, just like the one today, were done in "gun free zones" where those with CCWs wouldn't take their guns. Don't u think this might make a difference in how effective CCW can be in these situations?


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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 4 years ago

    I share your sentiments and it's very unfortunate that those of us who are rational can't seem to ever dominate a conversation over the screaming lunatic fringe. Sad.


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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 4 years ago

    It's Christin - and the ammendment talks about a militia - a citizen militia - which equates to properly trained. I'm sorry but I don't trust that everyone who has a gun permit is properly trained in dealing with crisis situations. Prove me wrong!


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