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Kenneth Johnston
Kenneth Johnston

As a long time member of the NRA, and an AMERICAN who deeply believes in my 2nd Amendment Rights as a very conscientious gun owner and user (targets only, no animals, or people!), my heart goes out to those families and friends of those lost at Newtown, Sandy Hook, Fort Hood, Columbine, Sparks, and others, but we need more than worthless regulations and banning guns from responsible sportsmen (and women), we need help for these people that might show signs of instability, suicide, and other...

As a long time member of the NRA, and an AMERICAN who deeply believes in my 2nd Amendment Rights as a very conscientious gun owner and user (targets only, no animals, or people!), my heart goes out to those families and friends of those lost at Newtown, Sandy Hook, Fort Hood, Columbine, Sparks, and others, but we need more than worthless regulations and banning guns from responsible sportsmen (and women), we need help for these people that might show signs of instability, suicide, and other illnesses that could spark such outbursts. Guns are not the only weapons available to those that want to do harm to others. Just remember one thing, "Guns don't kill people, PEOPLE kill people!"

Alex Cain
Alex Cain

I will not be signing the petition until they state specific ways they will change society for the better!

Clark King
Clark King

I will not be signing. Your to vague in your wording. I do promise, that If I am asked to be an armed guard in a classroom, I will commit my recourses, efforts and life to protect the innocent from being a victim of violent crimes.

Deshan De Silva
Deshan De Silva
  • Clark King

Why should we show the numbers of people who protest the unconstitutional process to impeach the Chief Justice (CJ) of Sri Lanka? Simply because the Government is abusing the mandate given by the people as some weapon to ignore the rulings of the supreme court. People's mandate has been abused to an extent that the Government believed that the parliament is sovereign, thus the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) sessions could be withheld from the public, when in fact the the people of Sri...

Why should we show the numbers of people who protest the unconstitutional process to impeach the Chief Justice (CJ) of Sri Lanka? Simply because the Government is abusing the mandate given by the people as some weapon to ignore the rulings of the supreme court. People's mandate has been abused to an extent that the Government believed that the parliament is sovereign, thus the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) sessions could be withheld from the public, when in fact the the people of Sri Lanka are the custodians of Sovereignty. Behind closed doors, some Government members of the PSC verbally abused the CJ with filthy language. By signing this petition, lets tell the Government that we did not give a mandate to humiliate the judiciary like this, and that we demand for rule of law, respect for the independence of the judiciary, human rights, and to respect the Supreme Court's interpretations of the constitution.
Sri Lanka"s law and Judiciary in danger........ruler's and Executive presidency purposely Violated constitution.... we ar invite world community to help us to make voice against these violations....please sign this petition and help us.......http://www.causes.com/causes/640621-help-fight-against-human-rights-democracy-violation-in-sri-lanka/actions/1713441.

Regg Ulah Guhrl
Regg Ulah Guhrl

Go sell THIS BS somewhere else. TV,perhaps.

Pete Lie
Pete Lie
  • Regg Ulah Guhrl

Please see my above response. What other kinds of conspiracies do you believe in?

Regg Ulah Guhrl
Regg Ulah Guhrl

Sorry, but this far it appears to have been a staged event. I'm sure it was well done, but the crisis actors have had plenty of practice.

Pete Lie
Pete Lie
  • Regg Ulah Guhrl

Uh...okay....and Bush is responsible for 9/11....and the world is really flat...and Obama is not a citizen....and there are space aliens coming!!! Quick, get your guns and hide in your basement!!! Regg, seriously, you need psychiatric counseling.

Farideh Peace Azad
Farideh Peace Azad

I believe that we need to identify the root cause of this problem as this is not the first time there has been such kind of traumatic incident and innocent children and adults have been killed. I am sure there were symptoms from the shooter given to his family and friends that went unheeded. Let's dialogue as to what kind of emotional pain and anger and hopelessness and helplessness and low self-worth and many other emotions could bring a person to the point that they choose to act so...

I believe that we need to identify the root cause of this problem as this is not the first time there has been such kind of traumatic incident and innocent children and adults have been killed. I am sure there were symptoms from the shooter given to his family and friends that went unheeded. Let's dialogue as to what kind of emotional pain and anger and hopelessness and helplessness and low self-worth and many other emotions could bring a person to the point that they choose to act so unkindly and destroy so many lives including their own. Let's not just place a mental illness label on the shooter. Let's also seriously look at the role our gun laws facilitated this catastrophe. If the shooter had received what kind of help would he have not done this shocking and inhumane killings? What was going on in his life emotionally, spiritually, mentally, physically and financially to do this? How can people like that be helped? Also what could have been done in terms of greater security and protection for the children and the staff?

Ron Walker
Ron Walker
  • Farideh Peace Azad

You are right on. The problem is not guns. The problem is crazy people. We keep talking about gun control as a way to stop the violence while, at the same time, we are cutting funding for programs that help the mentally ill. As long as we keep turning the crazies loose on the streets and manufacturing more crazies by sending them to war and refusing to treat thier PTSD when they're done, we are going to continue to have this problem, guns or not.

Marsha Martin
Marsha Martin

Don't sign this! They will use it to say that you support the taking of our gun rights. Make them enforce the laws already in effect. Speaking of that we have laws in place concerning entering our country if you are not a citizen. they don't enforce those laws even if they are caught with a gun no federal charges are usually applied and no deportation. We as legal citizens of this country that have obeyed the laws have the Constitutional right to own weapons and to defend ourselves and the Constitution.

John Mcateer
John Mcateer
  • Marsha Martin

totaly agree they should enforce the laws theve already got at there disposil that & education

Catherine Fabreo
Catherine Fabreo

No to all forms of violence!

Kristen Kendall
Kristen Kendall
  • Catherine Fabreo

yes,no to violence and no to freedoms being taken away but,that is not what this is about this is about the lives that were lost and that it is tragic this is not intended to be a political forum this is intended to help those in grieving over the loss of loved ones

Henry Kim
Henry Kim
  • Catherine Fabreo

No to all forms of staged violence too.

Jonathan Bean
Jonathan Bean
  • Catherine Fabreo

How to end violence should be the question of focus in our discussions.
What do you guys think of screening people for mental disorders and in order to treat them and lower the risk of violent actions by those with treatable mental disorders? We can prevent suicide and murder by fundamentally getting to understand and help everyone's situation effectively.

Kevin Basner
Kevin Basner
  • Catherine Fabreo

and let those that are mentally unstable live alone in the woods, away from society...My job I have currently is making me mentally unstable and want to pick up a knife and kill people!

Jonathan Bean
Jonathan Bean
  • Catherine Fabreo

I do not think separation is the solution. I think treatment is possible for overwhelming emotions. There are good drugs and therapies that I have used to overcome my suicidal thoughts. Make sure you go to the hospital or psychiatrist and tell them how you feel and they can help you with drugs and therapy. Ask for cognitive behavioral therapy and Dialectical Behavioral therapy. DBT is good for learning to handle those overwhelming emotions. Also what has helped me is existential philosophy...

I do not think separation is the solution. I think treatment is possible for overwhelming emotions. There are good drugs and therapies that I have used to overcome my suicidal thoughts. Make sure you go to the hospital or psychiatrist and tell them how you feel and they can help you with drugs and therapy. Ask for cognitive behavioral therapy and Dialectical Behavioral therapy. DBT is good for learning to handle those overwhelming emotions. Also what has helped me is existential philosophy reading. One must have purpose and meaning in this world to keep him from becoming unstable and becoming violent or lose sight of the value of things.

Kevin Basner
Kevin Basner
  • Catherine Fabreo

Treatment doesn't do anything...It hardly fazes, for instance, me.. I don't know what it would have done for Adam Lanza!

David Polk
David Polk
  • Catherine Fabreo

That is exactly what this about, have you ever heard of the UN agenda 21, it states and wants to take all freedoms from people, the taking away of handguns is a screen for what they really want including taking away the right to own any private property, total control of people. In a few years the world wide population will be so great that the world will not sustain them all, someone has to go, the middle class then it will be the rich and the slaves, call me crazy but I dare you to study up on the UN agenda 21, then call me crazy

Bob Wheatley
Bob Wheatley

It's easy to believe that the American obsession with the right to bear arms will never be changed but nothing changes without trying and never ever underestimate the power of the people.

Ronald Wolfe
Ronald Wolfe
  • Bob Wheatley

Maybe the need for box cutters should be ban, Some years ago a few men killed 3,000 people with them.. Or maybe. It had to be the law bidding people that did that to.

Clark King
Clark King
  • Bob Wheatley

Never underestimate the tenacity of me,and millions like me, to keep and bare arms! I am a law abiding citizen, who has seen Law Enforcement oppress the ordinary citizen in my own home town and County. Because of my political belief’s in the Founding Fathers core values, I have been oppressed by the Judiciary, Executive, and Legislative branches on at local and State level. Liberty and Justice for all are just hollow words. When I am threaten to be disarmed and not allowed to protect...

Never underestimate the tenacity of me,and millions like me, to keep and bare arms! I am a law abiding citizen, who has seen Law Enforcement oppress the ordinary citizen in my own home town and County. Because of my political belief’s in the Founding Fathers core values, I have been oppressed by the Judiciary, Executive, and Legislative branches on at local and State level. Liberty and Justice for all are just hollow words. When I am threaten to be disarmed and not allowed to protect myself and my family in my own home, get ready to look down the business end of my firearm.

Elsa Silverman
Elsa Silverman
  • Bob Wheatley

It's clear that we cannot, as a people, act responsibly. We have become irresponsible, produced by a society that honors the almighty dollar, and our need to be "free" and unimcumbered, along with a huge dose of lack of common sense. So, I'm with you Clark and Bob. Your not taking away any ones rights, they should have never had them in the first place. Those gun toten folks are NOT, I repeat NOT, the militia, as indicated in the first and second ammendments. I can't think of one good...

It's clear that we cannot, as a people, act responsibly. We have become irresponsible, produced by a society that honors the almighty dollar, and our need to be "free" and unimcumbered, along with a huge dose of lack of common sense. So, I'm with you Clark and Bob. Your not taking away any ones rights, they should have never had them in the first place. Those gun toten folks are NOT, I repeat NOT, the militia, as indicated in the first and second ammendments. I can't think of one good reason anyone needs to own a gun. Get a alarm system and a big dog. And, yippee for my President if he does something that should have been done a long time by those with NO GUTS.

Beverly Singel Molnar
Beverly Singel Molnar
  • Bob Wheatley

@Clark King -- Wow, you sure sound scary! But I'll bet you look great with bare arms. :-)

Clark King
Clark King
  • Bob Wheatley

Elsa K. Silverman You may want to re-read my post. I am pro gun. Pro private militia, just as intended by the founding fathers. Read the Federalist Papers! Wake up!

David Jones
David Jones
  • Bob Wheatley

But them we would have to outlaw your dog because some unfortunate theif might get bitten. And deprive them of their right to your stuff and your life, God Forbid that happen.

Betty Palmer
Betty Palmer
  • Bob Wheatley

You so called christians why do you need guns do you trust the Lord . I am a christian and I sure trust the Lord.

John Bennett
John Bennett
  • Bob Wheatley

I like it, Elsa. Good for you!

Linda Schroeder
Linda Schroeder
  • Bob Wheatley

and when they come and take your dog away b/c they don't like the breed...then what?
They can take the guns away from the law-abiding citizens....but the criminals will still have them....that is the only reason I need to own one!!!
I have large dogs....8 of them....I don't want them hurt, thank you.

Clark King
Clark King
  • Bob Wheatley

Did David Slay Goliath? The Bible teaches us to stand up against evil people like OBAMMY!

Nick Moffa
Nick Moffa
  • Bob Wheatley

YOU SAID IT, GOOD GOING

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