No, because the mother would simply have bought some other kind of gun.
However, that "other kind of gun" would have been a gun with less capacity for rapid mass slaughter - raising the chances that one of those heroic teachers would have been able to disarm the killer, or that aid would have arrived while the killing was still in progress.
Did you know that the rifle he used would have been legal under the old Assault Weapon Ban?
No I didn't, so that just shows the old law was also inadequate.
It's probably going to be pretty close to whatever new law they bring to the table next year.
Even the law-makers don't know what they are trying to ban. We don't know what we/they are trying to ban. I don't understand why people don't want to, at the very least, set down and define things.
by Michele Travis 5 years ago
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by LoliHey 2 years ago
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by HuntersWhitt 5 years ago
With all of the uproar over gun laws lately, I'm curious to see what HubPages thinks. So here's the question:A) What guns, if any, should be allowed?B) Do "gun laws" actually accomplish anything?
by SEXYLADYDEE 5 years ago
Do you support a universal ban on military & assault "like" weapons for non military individuals?Do you believe that only the military needs assault "type" guns? And that "non military" personal use gun purchases should have access to bullet clips with a maximum of...
by alexandriaruthk 6 years ago
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by movingout 5 years ago
In my opinion, yes! Should gun ownership be banned? NO Do people have the right to defend themselves and have hunting guns? Yes Should the average American be able to purchase assault weapons? No in my opinion! I see no reason to own a High powered assualt weapon.
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