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Kim Essary Vinson Wylie

I have been sitting here crying over the Sandy Hook Tragedy since I heard about it Friday. I'm going to get on my soap box here a little. My problem is why is it that when something like this happens everybody starts hollering gun control and saying these people had to be mentally ill to have commited such an act. Very Sane people commit such acts and worse. Massacre's happen everyday all around the world. On 9/11 there were nearly 3000 innocent people killed without one shot from a gun. I...

I have been sitting here crying over the Sandy Hook Tragedy since I heard about it Friday. I'm going to get on my soap box here a little. My problem is why is it that when something like this happens everybody starts hollering gun control and saying these people had to be mentally ill to have commited such an act. Very Sane people commit such acts and worse. Massacre's happen everyday all around the world. On 9/11 there were nearly 3000 innocent people killed without one shot from a gun. I am for some gun control {very little} call me a back woods Hillbilly if you like either way Guns do save lives too I know it has saved mine! I have been held at gun point and almost kidnapped when I was a kid 10yrs old in Memphis Tn I have been shot at on more than one occasion with non automatic Pistols and Shotguns what it all boils down to for me is the idiot holding the gun and the world is full of them. Good Luck Mr. Pesident you have no power to do squat you just hold the title as Commander and Chief ahh yeah Government has all the POWER so it doesn't look like I have anything to be worried about to soon. Um well maybe I do. Let see I have been sleeping with a Pistol since I was 12yrs old Thank goodness cause in my 20's I had my door kicked in by an unknown black man who ran because I was standing there with a.357 Mag and I had every right to kill him but didn't.....I had a boyfriend nearly beat me to death and I couldn't get to my gun or he would be very injured I could tell you many stories like this it doesn't matter that I have PTSD or that I have Bi-Polar depression psssssst yeah that is Mental Illness so Mr President & Government Are you going to tell me now that I can't own or carry a gun? I don't think so! It will be over my DEAD BODY I do not and will not ever Register a Gun for the Government to come and try to track me down and take MY GUNS from me. My Guns are my business not the Governments. If we ever let the Government start changing our Consitutional Rights and Ammendments We The People will be in big trouble. It is up to me as a parent to teach and train my children as they should go and Gun Safety and have them in a metal safe where my children or anyone else can not get them. Do you think God is going to change the 10 Commandments? Just because I break his laws over & over again? No and My God gives me freedom of CHOICE and Forgiveness I have sinned and wished people were dead so I may as well have killed them because I sinned in my heart but if I am saved and ask the God of my understanding to forgive me and really mean it he will forgive me. I believe our founding fathers of this great America were good God fearing men and had good Morals and God given wisdom when they wrote the Constitution and the Amendments that I live by today. They do not need to be changed just like I don't think the 10 Commandments should be changed. But who am I just one person with what I believe. This Country has lost its morals and standards that once made her a Great Nation. I think everyone ought to just shoot a gun one time and have their life flash before their eyes just one time before they make stupid decsions about taking someones "Right to Bear Arms" Like little children sleep with their blankies I sleep with my GUN ;).

Kim Essary Vinson Wylie
Kim Essary Vinson Wylie
  • Kim Essary Vinson Wylie

who keeps deleting my post I signed and sent to 25 friends Dont I get the right to voice my opinion too ?

Johnny Young
Johnny Young

Congress and The NRA will have to get behind this effort too.....not just President O'bama! And so far I haven't heard a PEEP from them (Republicans in Congress) or The NRA.....have you?

Amanda Lowe
Amanda Lowe
  • Johnny Young

umm Yes the NRA made an announcement, they wanted to wait and give the parents and loved ones time to grieve. Instead of just jumping to their first opportunity like most Liberals.....

Suzanne Berriman
Suzanne Berriman

Gun violence > Homicides > Overall homicide rate > per 100,000 pop. Australia 1.8802 versus USA 9.1?

Mick Sargent
Mick Sargent
  • Suzanne Berriman

England and Wales 0.07 per 100,000 population.

Jason Kidney
Jason Kidney

This post says that there are 34 gun murders everyday in the US. As tragic as that is, there is an average death rate of 116 people per day in the US due to automobile accidents. So should we take away peoples cars too?

Michael Pelizzari
Michael Pelizzari
  • Jason Kidney

Yes Jason Kidney, we should take cars away from anybody who uses them as murder weapons. And we should take away bartender licenses from anybody who serves alcohol to a drunk because drunks kill more people with their cars than murderers do. And since second hand smoke kills more than 116 people per day, we should lock up anybody who blows smoke in the face of another.

Ricardo Linnell
Ricardo Linnell

Finally something I agree with the south about. Put God back in the schools and let the good citizens of America possess firearms, HOWEVER, training should be required before a citizen can own one. Just like driving a car.

Michael Pelizzari
Michael Pelizzari
  • Ricardo Linnell

Which God would you put back in the schools, Ricardo? The Old Testament God, New Testament God, Allah, Gaia, Mars, Venus, Elvis, or Cthulhu? Would you have the citizens vote on their favorite God?

Sherry Chestnut
Sherry Chestnut

Yes God needs to be put back in schools! But there is no reason for guns the army uses to be sold. I was surised that when we went in bass proshop tonite there was still them guns up there for sale... Its ok to have a gun at your home but this carryn guns around and all this is crazy... They need to be took off the self at store........

Sherry Chestnut
Sherry Chestnut
  • Sherry Chestnut

Everyone needs to sign for this cause.... Think if this was your child how would you feel if it was that big type of gun... I dnt no nothing about them. Think its ok for u to have at home but something that big .....

Randi Ellen Portnoy Zeff

THIS IS NOT A PETITION FOR GUN SAFETY, THIS IS A PLACE FOR PEOPLE TO AIR THEIR GRIEVANCES, WE ARE COMPARING THE CHILDREN THAT GOT KILLED TO ABORTION? IF WE HAD GOD IN OUR SCHOOLS THIS NEVER WOULD OF HAPPENED? HOW CAN YOU GIVE THIS TO THE PRESIDENT, WHAT DO YOU WANT HIM TO DO, ANY IDEAS ON GUN CONTROL ANYONE? THEN WE CAN HAND IT TO THE PRESIDENT. I OWN A GUN, I LIVE IN THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS, I CARRY A LICENSE, I HAD A BACKGROUND CHECK, I THINK THIS IS PRETTY GOOD FOR STARTERS, SOME...

THIS IS NOT A PETITION FOR GUN SAFETY, THIS IS A PLACE FOR PEOPLE TO AIR THEIR GRIEVANCES, WE ARE COMPARING THE CHILDREN THAT GOT KILLED TO ABORTION? IF WE HAD GOD IN OUR SCHOOLS THIS NEVER WOULD OF HAPPENED? HOW CAN YOU GIVE THIS TO THE PRESIDENT, WHAT DO YOU WANT HIM TO DO, ANY IDEAS ON GUN CONTROL ANYONE? THEN WE CAN HAND IT TO THE PRESIDENT. I OWN A GUN, I LIVE IN THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS, I CARRY A LICENSE, I HAD A BACKGROUND CHECK, I THINK THIS IS PRETTY GOOD FOR STARTERS, SOME STATES YOU NEED NOTHING TO GET A GUN, YOU JUST WALK IN AND BUY IT, DOESN'T SEEM RIGHT TO ME, FORGET ALL THE OTHER STUFF, THIS IS NOT ABOUT ABORTION OR GOD RIGHT NOW. WE WILL GET ANOTHER PETITION FOR THAT!

Dian Adams
Dian Adams
  • Randi Ellen Portnoy Zeff

Eric Holder is an idiot ! He wants amnesty...do not vote for idiots PLEASE.

Silvana Furtado
Silvana Furtado

guns out!

Dian Adams
Dian Adams
  • Silvana Furtado

KEEP YOUR GUNS- GUNS DO NOT KILL ANYONE...AND A DOUBLE BOILER WILL NOT KILL ANYONE...STOP AND THINK FOR A CHANGE. IF YOU HAVE A GUN YOU AT LEAST HAVE A LITTLE PROTECTION FOR THE CHILDREN IN YOUR FAMILY...GO AND LOOK AT SOME OF THE HOLOCAUST PIC'S FROM GERMANY..THAT IS OUR FATE IF THEY GET WHAT THEY ARE WORKING FOR...

Debra Cross
Debra Cross

Ban guns - SIMPLE.

Dian Adams
Dian Adams
  • Debra Cross

DO NOT BAN GUNS...........DO YOU NOT REALIZE THAT OBAM WANTS THAT MORE THAN ANYTHING? WE HAVE CONCENTRATION CAMPS ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES AND NOW THEY HAVE GUILLOTINES IN ALL OF THEM...PATRIOTS AND CHRISTIANS ARE THE ONES THEY CLAIM THEY WILL BEHEAD...DO NOT GIVE AWAY THE ONLY PROTECTION YOUR CHILDREN HAVE FROM THESE INSANE MONSTERS.

Karen Schiffhauer
Karen Schiffhauer

Guns don't kill people, people kill people!

Barbara Matthews
Barbara Matthews
  • Karen Schiffhauer

people with guns kills people the most and do the most damage. That is clear even without looking at statistics. It is an affront to everybody who has to listen to crap like this while children and other innocent people keep on getting killed by people with GUNS

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