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Alison Ditchfield
Alison Ditchfield

I am not an American citizen, but I am very upset when I hear of yet another shooting, usually at a school or college, where innocent children and young people die at the hands of a mentally disturbed individual. Surely some kind of gun licensing could be introduced in order to ensure that the permit holder is considered responsible enough to own the weapon? Also that the weapons in that person's house are contained in a locked cupboard and that the key is in the control of the permit...

I am not an American citizen, but I am very upset when I hear of yet another shooting, usually at a school or college, where innocent children and young people die at the hands of a mentally disturbed individual. Surely some kind of gun licensing could be introduced in order to ensure that the permit holder is considered responsible enough to own the weapon? Also that the weapons in that person's house are contained in a locked cupboard and that the key is in the control of the permit holder. Surely that doesn't violate any American's rights?

Jo Braunstein
Jo Braunstein
  • Alison Ditchfield

I agree with you...and thanks for your input..Jo Braunstein

Kenny Williams
Kenny Williams

I want the President and Congress to do something. We don't need assault weapons, large ammo clips and armor piercing bullets in peoples hands.

Marcia Everett
Marcia Everett
  • Kenny Williams
Kim Crowder
Kim Crowder

Do you people not get it? The GUN is not the problem, the crazy person holding the GUN is the problem. Let's work toward a law to outlaw Crazies! Makes about as much sense as outlawing guns. Think about all of the laws that get broken every day (speed limits for example). Seems to me that we all live in glass houses therefore we should not be throwing stones at the gun owners. Again, just in case you did not understand - THE GUN DID NOT KILL THOSE POOR INNOCENT CHILDREN AND THEIR...

Do you people not get it? The GUN is not the problem, the crazy person holding the GUN is the problem. Let's work toward a law to outlaw Crazies! Makes about as much sense as outlawing guns. Think about all of the laws that get broken every day (speed limits for example). Seems to me that we all live in glass houses therefore we should not be throwing stones at the gun owners. Again, just in case you did not understand - THE GUN DID NOT KILL THOSE POOR INNOCENT CHILDREN AND THEIR TEACHERS - THE CRAZY PERSON HOLDING THE GUN DID. I have a gun and believe me, if and when I need to use it I won't hesitate to save myself or someone I love. Guns are a source of protection, much like dogs, alarm systems, etc. Responsible people using guns responsibly should not be penalized because yet another crazy person misused a tool. If he had driven a bus through the doors of that school and killed several, would we be discussing outlawing busses? I think not.

Jo Braunstein
Jo Braunstein
  • Kim Crowder

The gun did kill those people... and until the time that there are more laws restricting this from happening...guns need to be restricted....amazing..that a child could kill all of those children...where did he get this training from? Too much of this is happening around the world now...it needs to be addressed and an answer to correcting this problem...Just think...if this had been your child that got murdered...would you still hold this choice you made? I don't think so...
The parents...

The gun did kill those people... and until the time that there are more laws restricting this from happening...guns need to be restricted....amazing..that a child could kill all of those children...where did he get this training from? Too much of this is happening around the world now...it needs to be addressed and an answer to correcting this problem...Just think...if this had been your child that got murdered...would you still hold this choice you made? I don't think so...
The parents should be held responsible for what happened ..no doubt...and made an example to the public...life imprisioned.. should be what is given to anyone..that lets their child shut up people...and hasn't taken responsibility for their children.. they must have known the child had a problem..and kept their guns where the kids could get to them.... I know teachers who tell me they are afraid of some of their kids in class..this should never be... so Kim..think this over..and see what you can do to improve this..other than restrict the guns... Jo

Christyand Richard Beal

I don't know the answer when it comes to gun control, but I feel that is not the whole solution obviously! Criminals don't follow the laws! So why should the honest people who need to protect their families have their guns controlled? I think mental illness needs to be what is focused on and help these families with children that are in crisis and mentally ill! There isn't enough support out there! I also feel if there are professionals out there that know of families that aren't taking...

I don't know the answer when it comes to gun control, but I feel that is not the whole solution obviously! Criminals don't follow the laws! So why should the honest people who need to protect their families have their guns controlled? I think mental illness needs to be what is focused on and help these families with children that are in crisis and mentally ill! There isn't enough support out there! I also feel if there are professionals out there that know of families that aren't taking there child's mental illness seriously then that situation needs more attention as well. It is so frustrating to go over and over what could have prevented this terrible tragedy, my first thought was if they only had bullet proof glass, then I thought, what about recess and getting on and off the bus? There are so many mentally ill people out there ready to snap, so I feel that is what America needs to focus on, not necessarily the gun issue! 911 happened because of box cutters, sometimes bombs are used? so guns are not always the problem!

Rosita Massallo
Rosita Massallo
  • Christyand Richard Beal

How do u know its mental issues?yes i agree they are lots of people wit mental issues, but its like the lotto u never know whos gonna protect children in schools? Or etc u may have a gun like u say to protect ur children what about in school ur gonna be around to protect childrens innocent humana who go to school to learn an get killed because others with guns lets be real i agree wit gun controll

Michael Roberts
Michael Roberts

This is bull shit u rele think that idiot in the whitehouse can do anything about the guns
In this country all he is going to acomplish is causing more people to obtain the guns thru the black market he will never actualy beable to take guns away if u rele belive he can ur as big an idiot as he is....

Signed:
MICHAEL ROBERTS

Rosita Massallo
Rosita Massallo
  • Michael Roberts

Well its idiots like u who get in the way

Raymond Horton
Raymond Horton

We should encourage more Americans to pack heat. Think about it... Not ban guns, but encourage more Americans to carry in public. And allow teachers to keep a gun locked in their desk. If u outlaw guns then only outlaws will have guns.

Rosita Massallo
Rosita Massallo
  • Raymond Horton

Wow its that gonna stop everything? Dont think so

Ahmed F. Hosny
Ahmed F. Hosny

Who do you call when faced by a (bad) man with a gun? Another (good) man with a gun.
The former is in your face, right now; the latter will arrive in five or 30 minutes. Just in time to put your family and you in body bags.

Rita Ayick Petry
Rita Ayick Petry
  • Ahmed F. Hosny

exactly, which is why we should ALL carry guns. People will think twice about using them if they know another can end their life as quickly!

Stephen Patrick Obyrne
Stephen Patrick Obyrne

stop talking about god Americans! This is about common sense. Stop selling automatic/semi automatic weapons to everyone. No one hunts with them.

Mick Sargent
Mick Sargent
  • Stephen Patrick Obyrne

Exactly, Stephen. God is a great role model. Commits infanticide, genocide, wilful damage, is misogynistic etc. Thank goodness it is fictitious, otherwise America would be even more screwed up.

Carmen Julia Rosario
Carmen Julia Rosario

With the grace and mercy of God, may the President find the right people and a solution. The anguish of these horrific acts is indescribable.

Carmen Julia Rosario
Carmen Julia Rosario
  • Carmen Julia Rosario

Walter, I chose to sign this petition instead. :)

Kim Essary Vinson Wylie

If Samantha Adams doesn't like your post she takes it down I have posted many times I have been a victim of gun violence but she wont let me post my opinion like every one else what's up with that you have folks on here bickering back and forth just explain why you took away my post and left my other comment about my daddy shooting at my feet.

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

lets see how fast you take this down

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