Eva Martino
Eva Martino

Armed guards do not deter violence. It didn't work at Columbine. It didn't save JFK or RFK. It didn't stop Reagan from getting shot or Bradley. Armed police officers get shot and killed everyday. NO MORE GUNS!

Victor Verdejo
Victor Verdejo
  • Eva Martino

Lets not forget Abraham Lincoln. He was also killed by a GUN.

Dam A Maddam
Dam A Maddam
  • Eva Martino

Great point, Eva.

Keita Jordan-Sa'ad
Keita Jordan-Sa'ad

If one more person tells me that "Guns don't kill people...people kill people" I am going to scream. THEY ARE KILLING THEM WITH GUNS! So let's drop the flawed logic and save some lives...please.

Gerry McVeigh
Gerry McVeigh
  • Keita Jordan-Sa'ad

Guns do not kill people it is the bullets shot out of the guns used by the hoicidal maniacs in the NRA that kill. Guns will only kill people if they are used as truncheons. But bullets DO kill people rgularly.

Andrew Maksymiuk
Andrew Maksymiuk
  • Keita Jordan-Sa'ad

so with your logic: cars, alcohol, cigarettes, baseball bats, bombs, airplanes, fists, legs, chairs, electric sockets, ropes, needles, etc. should also be banned

Lisa Swint
Lisa Swint
  • Keita Jordan-Sa'ad

no Andrew, not electrical sockets. Gun control advocates are much more rational than your rebuttals are. (cigarettes, yes..ban them too)

Darren Wagner
Darren Wagner

Thank you from Sandy Hook, don't let their death be in vane...

Beverly Patrick
Beverly Patrick
  • Darren Wagner

Ditty, responsiblessolutions.org/

Beverly Patrick
Beverly Patrick
  • Darren Wagner

Suppose to note sorry, not ditty
:(

Joseph W. Grant
Joseph W. Grant

I'm with the Constitution on this one. Every American has the right to own a musket, powder and loads. And that's it.

Keara O'Dempsey
Keara O'Dempsey
  • Joseph W. Grant

LOL Great point.

Jim Calkins
Jim Calkins
  • Joseph W. Grant

I am sorry, but i have to take issue. How can you protect yourself from some nut with a Stinger missile unless you have one, too? Your extremist views cannot address such simple logic now can they?

Robert Ketron
Robert Ketron
  • Joseph W. Grant

Jim Calkins: Are you suggesting that Stingers are covered by the 2nd Amendment as well? And you say that Joseph W. Grant (the poster you responded to) is extremist???

Medea Benjamin
Medea Benjamin

Very few people realize the power that democratic majority leader has. Let's make him represent the gun-control majority, not the NRA!

Brody Lancour
Brody Lancour
  • Medea Benjamin

You don't represent a majority of people who want to see more gun laws. There will always be guns in our country.

Anne Quinn Gasiorek
Anne Quinn Gasiorek
  • Medea Benjamin

Now lets say that guns are forcibly taken from bad guys and good guys. Bad guys are still going to get their hands on them one way or another. OR they will use knives. Now take a look at the UK. Since their government confiscated guns, violent crime actually increased especially stabbings, murder and robbery. Not even police carry guns anymore. Now a hypothetical situation: a woman gets robbed, and then raped and murdered by a man. That woman didn't have a gun. But had she been...

Now lets say that guns are forcibly taken from bad guys and good guys. Bad guys are still going to get their hands on them one way or another. OR they will use knives. Now take a look at the UK. Since their government confiscated guns, violent crime actually increased especially stabbings, murder and robbery. Not even police carry guns anymore. Now a hypothetical situation: a woman gets robbed, and then raped and murdered by a man. That woman didn't have a gun. But had she been legalyl able to carry one as she was several years ago, she would be alive right now. Now I'll let you use your creativity to try to comfort the grieving family who needlessly lost their daughter/sister/wife/mother.

Robert Ketron
Robert Ketron
  • Medea Benjamin

Your ignorance does your position no value. The UK has never had gun ownership rights like those in the USA, so they've never "confiscated" guns that Brits have never had. In addition, until rather recently only special police carried weapons at all in the UK, and to the best of my knowledge most Bobbies still enforce the law without carrying guns. Finally, your hypothetical victim in actuality would have had a better than 60% of having her weapon used on her by the (hypothetical?)...

Your ignorance does your position no value. The UK has never had gun ownership rights like those in the USA, so they've never "confiscated" guns that Brits have never had. In addition, until rather recently only special police carried weapons at all in the UK, and to the best of my knowledge most Bobbies still enforce the law without carrying guns. Finally, your hypothetical victim in actuality would have had a better than 60% of having her weapon used on her by the (hypothetical?) rapist, so one can hardly state with any authority that "she would be alive right now" with a gun. This issue is not simply black and white, but one fact is very, very clear with a great deal of historical precedent: Violence begets violence. If the answers are not simple, then it is our responsibility to seek responsible answers. And if confiscating guns from law-abiding citizens is no answer to violence, neither are 100-bullet ammo clips of positive value to ANYONE!

Bill MacKenzie
Bill MacKenzie

The Chief of the US -NRA said, on world-wide TV that "The only way to stop a 'bad-guy' with a gun is with a 'good-guy' with a gun".........How about NEITHER HAVING A GUN?

Gerald Woods
Gerald Woods
  • Bill MacKenzie

Timothy McVeigh didn't have a gun.

Andrew Maksymiuk
Andrew Maksymiuk
  • Bill MacKenzie

what world do you live on where u think u can stop criminals from obtaining guns

Tony Beckerman
Tony Beckerman

Tony Beckerman · Works at Co-Founder and COO for Atar Gold, LLC.

A group supporting the NRA and assault weapons have targeted Pierce Morgan (The British CNN reported) with a petition against him for speaking up in favor for the ban of assault weapons and Senator Feinstein's proposed bill. In his recent interview , Mr. Morgan called the NRA presidenthim a "stupid man" and suggested that he is "out of touch of reality". I support Pierce Morgans views and commend him on speaking up and saying...

Tony Beckerman · Works at Co-Founder and COO for Atar Gold, LLC.

A group supporting the NRA and assault weapons have targeted Pierce Morgan (The British CNN reported) with a petition against him for speaking up in favor for the ban of assault weapons and Senator Feinstein's proposed bill. In his recent interview , Mr. Morgan called the NRA presidenthim a "stupid man" and suggested that he is "out of touch of reality". I support Pierce Morgans views and commend him on speaking up and saying it like it is. Although I am not a lover of any weapons, I respect those who wish to own a hand gun or a simple hunting rifle. BUT why would anyone need an assult weapon? Perhaps we should allow them to have a few bombs too? We don't allow other countries to have "Weapons of Mass Destruction" (WMD), then why would we allow simple citizens to have them? I suggest we create a law to stop the manufacturing of WMD's and their sales. These weapons are made for war and combat, not for Newtown CT or similar. What will it take for us to learn? It seems as though many politicians are more concerned about holding onto their political seats than doing what is best for the USA. Those politicians who vote against the Assault Weapons bill, should be voted out from office. That is my opinion, what is yours?

Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff

We must stop this violence with assault weapons NOW. Don't wait a moment longer! Our country needs this.

Curwin Sue
Curwin Sue

more drunk drivers killing people than guns. Lets ban alcohol!

Curwin Sue
Curwin Sue

guns don't kill people. People kill people. Guns will always be in the hands of the wrong people no matter if you ban them or not.

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