In fact they blame us and our guns for crime. Kennedy 1917-1963 1959 letter to E. Roman 1992 191 If cowardly and dishonorable men sometimes shoot unarmed men with army pistols or guns, the evil must be prevented by the penitentiary and gallows, and not by a general deprivation of a constitutional privilege. Mary McGrory 1918-2004 Arizona Daily Star, March 11, 1993 p. The German people really believed that only hoodlums own guns. The only difference would be that the people who are not criminals would not have the ability to defend themselves.
The types of personally-identifying information that we collect about other people at pages like these may include the person's name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number. Guns should be owned only by the police and military. Background checks would require government databases that keep personal individual information on gun owners, including name, addresses, mental health history, criminal records, and more. We need more gun laws Criminal activity is already banned Why would anyone want to own a gun? The sad young man who did that in Newtown was clearly haunted by demons and no gun law could have saved the children in Sandy Hook Elementary from his terror… In fact, the piling on by the political left, and their cohorts in the media, to use the massacre of little children to advance a pre-existing political agenda that would not have saved those children, disgusts me, personally. This causes horrible devastation, and many people believe that it can be avoided if gun control was more strict. I support the Bill of Rights, don't you? People have got to come to that reality.
Note: Do not use this email address to send questions about your subscription. They always select a soft target for their final acts of violence. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. The Constitution gives you the right to protect yourself. The reason that someone owns a gun may be out of self defense, but it is much too often used for other things, like crimes. Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 9 The framers gave us the Second Amendment not so we could go deer or duck hunting but to give us a modicum of protection against congressional tyranny.
Party Boston's Gun Bible, p. The guns came from all 50 states, and more than half came from outside of Illinois. Being unarmed is the perfect excuse not to defend your wife and kids John Longenecker 144 In a comprehensive study of all public multiple shooting incidents in America between 1977 and 1999, economists John Lott and Bill Landes found that the only public policy that reduced both the incidence and casualties of such shootings were concealed-carry laws. If I'm a bad guy, I'm always gonna have a gun. And to those who claim my gun control campaigning has been 'anti-American,' well, the reverse is true. Official statement from Handgun Control, Inc.
If we tighten our gun control laws, if we enact more and 'tougher' gun control laws, won't that just be more, tighter and tougher laws that sociopaths can ignore? Tench Coxe 1755-1824 Pennsylvania Gazette, February 20, 1788 131 And that the said Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press, or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms. In Detroit the average response time is 58 minutes. You will pull the trigger with a lock on, and I'll pull the trigger. Gun stores are an accomplice to crime. But this right doesn't mean that everyone should possess a weapon.
One of the sequellae of Vietnam was the rise of the Khmer Rouge and slaughter of perhaps a million Cambodian citizens. They have no place on our streets, and are a threat to law enforcements officers and civilians alike… Mental health screening for gun buyers in the United States is shallow, arbitrary and often unfair. Criminals who traffic get a slap on the wrist… The third legislative measure that the White House should support is limiting the availability of military-style weapons and high-capacity magazines with more than ten rounds. If you provide us someone else's personally-identifying information for referral purposes, we may use that information to invite them to visit our websites or to provide them information about our products or services. Mark Urbin 14 95% of all 911 responses are too late to stop the crime! Such a person isn't anti gun at all, they're simply anti rights - your rights.
Thus they can't protect themselves, so they much more often get murdered. Criminals in both places can get guns. Current gun control laws are frequently aimed at inner city, poor, black communities who are perceived as more dangerous than white gun owners. Society -- in particular its most vulnerable communities and minorities who are already facing widespread prejudice -- pay a high price for the failure to stand up to the lobbyists and take the necessary measures to protect people from gun violence. Efforts to reduce straw-buying, like fingerprint requirements.
In all of our schools it is illegal to have guns on campus, so again and again these guys go and shoot up these… schools because they know there are no guns there. And people need more gun education and mental illness screening to prevent massacres. We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests, when we make changes to subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us. Jeff Snyder 189 If it were up to me we'd ban them all. How much income tax do you pay? Declaw your housecat and see how long she lasts in the wild.