Billy Barber
Billy Barber

We have a problem. and as long as everyone believe that the second ammendment and the right to bear arms, we will always have this problem. more guns wont solve the problem but make it worse.

Rob Mugs
Rob Mugs
  • Billy Barber

Then move to Britain, pussy

Lucy G. Winnie
Lucy G. Winnie
  • Billy Barber

I would just like 2 say that I pray Dailey for GOD 2 help all the parents and relatives of this terrible tragedy. I believe GOD is the only one big enough @ help with these tragedies. So we need 2 call on him 4 help.

Ray Hazell
Ray Hazell
  • Billy Barber

This is why the rest of the world hates Americans. Thankfully they're not all like you.

Cherie Gibbs
Cherie Gibbs
  • Billy Barber

I agree Billy Barber, when we had a similar Tragedy in Australia, our Prime Minister then and there decided to bring in a buy back guns , all guns were destroyed that were returned and bought.
We do have occasional shootings, and God forbid it happens again.
Make it so tough to buy a Gun, it shouldn't be a God given right to own a Gun.
My most Sincere Sympathies to all the Families , all my Prayers and good wishes, from Australia,
so many here were Praying for you, at Newtown.

Natascha Bakker de Wilde
Natascha Bakker de Wilde
  • Billy Barber

Wow Rob, how can u be so rude. If it's so hard for u to say anything good just say nothing at all..

Joy Boyd
Joy Boyd
  • Billy Barber

See Rob's got the right surname MUG

Paul De Young
Paul De Young
  • Billy Barber

No Billy Barber, guns don't kill people! Stupid people like you kill people!

Simon Gorman
Simon Gorman
  • Billy Barber

Rob Mugs Mate! Is that why when your troops get in trouble they have to call on us to get em out of it! Britain is a very small place with a VERY serious gun and knife culture. We are not bought up with them so we don't take them for granted. COMPLACENCY KILLS Yet our forces are the BEST in the world. You in the states think that baring arms openly helps? I have many scars some throu battle in the field and some from the streets of London. LOOK LEARN EDUCATE...Make a difference.

Pat Rutherford
Pat Rutherford
  • Billy Barber

omg....how foolish are you???....how are you going to get the guns out of the hands of criminals????you solve that question then we will have a safe world...wake up...I SAY MORE GUNS...!!!

Mathew Longfield
Mathew Longfield
  • Billy Barber

The Second Amendment says MILITIA!!!!!!!!!!!! Mugs, do you now or have you ever belonged to
a MILITIA???? I'm typing it in capital letters because all you jokers might understand. You are a waste of time and space.

Bill Humphreys
Bill Humphreys
  • Billy Barber

Yes, I am a member of a militia Numb Nuts

Bill Humphreys
Bill Humphreys
  • Billy Barber

Billy Barber. YOU and people like you ARE the problem, not the solution.

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

Martin Mellor
Martin Mellor

I won't be signing this petition. Every terrible event like this causes some people to jump on the band wagon and try and exploit the suffering of others to further their own agenda. I'm from the UK, a country where exactly this happened and there is still a rising rate of crime involving guns. If you want a petition you should have one to investigate the failings in the US mental heath system.

Beverly Singel Molnar
Beverly Singel Molnar
  • Martin Mellor

What makes you think that's not part of it? I don't see anything in the pledge above about taking anyway anyone's guns.

Beverly Singel Molnar
Beverly Singel Molnar
  • Martin Mellor

(taking *away* anyone's guns)

Martin Mellor
Martin Mellor
  • Martin Mellor

Want to place a bet? lol I was still living in the UK after Dunblane, the same is happening here. It's quite clear what the intention is.

Shannon Becker
Shannon Becker
  • Martin Mellor

Yes, let's not be jumping on a bandwagon to promise to find a solution to a terrible situation (rolls eyes).

Claudia Aarona Pittman Hanes
Claudia Aarona Pittman Hanes
  • Martin Mellor

You say you come from the UK but you omitted something key. The number of deaths from gun violence decreased dramatically when stricter regs were adopted. The level of gun violence in Britain is now incredibly lower than in US. Think about it.

Shari Miller
Shari Miller
  • Martin Mellor

Martin Mellor , it's too bad that the people that live here in the United States don't have any vision of the future or what it may hold. A wise person once said that if we do not remember history, we are doomed to repeat it. Most people want to bury their heads in the sand, and then blame it all on someone else. If all of the pro-gun people would stand together, we can make a difference. I have owned guns for 30 years, and have never even thought about murdering anyone. It's the PERSON...

Martin Mellor , it's too bad that the people that live here in the United States don't have any vision of the future or what it may hold. A wise person once said that if we do not remember history, we are doomed to repeat it. Most people want to bury their heads in the sand, and then blame it all on someone else. If all of the pro-gun people would stand together, we can make a difference. I have owned guns for 30 years, and have never even thought about murdering anyone. It's the PERSON that kills, not the innate object in their hands that only comes to life on their command. If Obama wants our guns, is he willing to give up the "red button" and destroy the codes for nuclear war? I doubt it. I sincerely, sincerely doubt it. The man scares me. He is power hungry, and he has his genetic history backing him.

Joy Boyd
Joy Boyd
  • Martin Mellor

Look at the crime stats on gun crime David what you have put is bull. You cannot compare Uk with what goes on in America.Obviously you are with the right to own guns hence your dummy spat out of the pram rant above. Being a governor in my local primary school when Dunblane happened I found most people who did not own or want to own guns completely supported the banning of firearms. If these actions can save just onw persons innocent life then LETS DO IT!

Clark King
Clark King
  • Martin Mellor

Beverly Singel Molnar Read the Constitution!

Kristin Kinkaid
Kristin Kinkaid

May God bless the families that are suffering through this nightmare .

Deshan De Silva
Deshan De Silva
  • Kristin Kinkaid

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.

And-e Subz
And-e Subz
  • Kristin Kinkaid

Deshan De Silva you should be ashamed of yourself for taking advantage of this sitiuation for shameless self promotion, get a life!

Helen Fritzel
Helen Fritzel
  • Kristin Kinkaid

May God bless the families and people who DO something about stopping these senseless murders and get rid of the bushmasters all over the streets of our country.

Karol Kennington
Karol Kennington
  • Kristin Kinkaid

When you get them from all the unlicensed, unregistered criminals, I'll be happy to give you mine.

Todd Cooper
Todd Cooper
  • Kristin Kinkaid

May God bless all the families that had to go thru this tragic event!!!! but guns dont kill people do!! case closed!!!

Joe LeBlanc
Joe LeBlanc
  • Kristin Kinkaid

so many of have and we did not know them!

Joe LeBlanc
Joe LeBlanc
  • Kristin Kinkaid

Helen Fritzel Now here we go, this has already started the lib roll and you are part of it! 3.5 % of the shooting are by rifles, which the AR is a rifle, almost 97% are by handguns. I own my guns and am a safety careing gun owner. Now Lib, try to take my AR away! Read the constitution, ! Maybe you need to take your fork and spoon away because they are what causes you to be fat!!!!! Not you of course.

Bandy Craft
Bandy Craft
  • Kristin Kinkaid
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 Nathaniel Bean
Jonathan Nathaniel 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 Nathaniel Bean
Jonathan Nathaniel 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

Martha Dewing
Martha Dewing

Actually, there were 28 deaths.

RevRachel Hollander
RevRachel Hollander
  • Martha Dewing

Thank you, Rev M.

Dario Franchitti
Dario Franchitti
  • Martha Dewing

28 deaths? Where are your sources from?

Martha Dewing
Martha Dewing
  • Martha Dewing

Dario Franchitti The man who killed the children killed his mother and finally he killed himself = 28 deaths.

Docken Slaton
Docken Slaton

This is in no way any reason to try and convince the peoples of america to lay at the feet of this tyrannical government. Useing news to make people feel emotions that gears the mind towards a particular idea. That is the people being controlled. We are a nation that is of liberty. Not control. Yet here we sit as a feeble minded group watching the news as if it was the sacred truth to the meaning of life. Our judgement clouded by ignorance.... Look at that word ignorance. It means to...

This is in no way any reason to try and convince the peoples of america to lay at the feet of this tyrannical government. Useing news to make people feel emotions that gears the mind towards a particular idea. That is the people being controlled. We are a nation that is of liberty. Not control. Yet here we sit as a feeble minded group watching the news as if it was the sacred truth to the meaning of life. Our judgement clouded by ignorance.... Look at that word ignorance. It means to ignore. Thats what we are traind to do is to ignore evefything but them the government, media, actors. Who all have the keen ability to sell to you an emotion. Dont let your judgment be clouded and do some research. Find out what would happen if you dissarm all of america. Who will protect u then ....obama fone.... Our fantastic and timely police force? Or maybe china will protect u. They support taking away our personal protection ask them to protect ur family in crisis... Ya right america.. Ya right

Docken Slaton
Docken Slaton
  • Docken Slaton

PLEASE comment

Docken Slaton
Docken Slaton
  • Docken Slaton

I do apologize but your argument doesn't make any sense I didn't say anything about air missiles in nuclear weapons. on top of that doesn't matter what size going to have our how many bullets are inside the clips the clip can be changed out in a matter of moments. in the wrong hands any an animate objects can be used as a weapon your argument is ridiculous this is the government slowly taking our rights piece by piece in using media to allow us to except the idea

Docken Slaton
Docken Slaton
  • Docken Slaton

and on top of that. the human hunter you vall it wasnt even used in the incident. all they found in the school where pistols

Roy Byers
Roy Byers

I will not sign this petition. We need to lose some of the anti gun laws on the books. We need to have stiffer penalties for crimes. Not more useless laws. Last time I checked Meth and cocaine were illegal, but readily available to anyone who wants it. I thought murder was against the law also. If more good people had guns, bad people with guns would be stopped sooner.

Pete Lie
Pete Lie
  • Roy Byers

I'm also for the right of law abiding citizens to carry guns. Most people are as well. But I'm not in factor of the current laws that allow criminals to purchase guns without registration or background checks. Or that allow for straw purchases. If you're a law abiding registered gun owner, wouldn't you want everyone else to be on the same level playing field as you?

Pete Lie
Pete Lie
  • Roy Byers

James Stewart, I'm fascinated by your steadfast belief that the black market's inventory never changes. They're just constantly overflowing with goods. James, how do you think the guns GET to the black market? If you understood this process more clearly you would also u derstand that if the ATF had broader powers to prosecute rogue gun show dealers, and could implement a better tracking system there would be fewer gunss ending up in the black market. Would it get rid of them entirely? Of...

James Stewart, I'm fascinated by your steadfast belief that the black market's inventory never changes. They're just constantly overflowing with goods. James, how do you think the guns GET to the black market? If you understood this process more clearly you would also u derstand that if the ATF had broader powers to prosecute rogue gun show dealers, and could implement a better tracking system there would be fewer gunss ending up in the black market. Would it get rid of them entirely? Of course not. But they have been enough studies to show that these measures would have a sizable effect

Pete Lie
Pete Lie
  • Roy Byers

James, that's not what I meant. I left out a crucial word. I meant "man power". The ATF isn't efficient because it lacks the proper funding and man power. It's meaningless to declare something illegal, like straw sales if it can't be enforced. Also, the ATF can only go as far as the laws allowed. As it stands now, there is no federal law requiring background checks for gun show or private sales. I'd like to see that changed. And as far as not proposing anything, you haven't suggested anything. Pot calling the kettle black, as I see it.

Horace Sutherland
Horace Sutherland

This is a nightmare for those who lost some one in this tradage. How would the gun lobby feel if it had been one of their children? Obama must take stronger action against the gun lobby, and its unfeeling comments.

Lynda Bradshaw Pate
Lynda Bradshaw Pate
  • Horace Sutherland

My sentiments, exactly!!!

Hamilton Courtney Ashley
Hamilton Courtney Ashley
  • Horace Sutherland

Obama needs to go back where he came from. Take it from an individual who has been impacted by gun violence 2 times in my life and almost 3 LEAVE OUR GUNS & CONSTITUTION ALONE!!!

Becky Gill Thomas
Becky Gill Thomas
  • Horace Sutherland

Well Horace, he will....and against very much more. Eventually, your car, your electricity, your religion, and your livelihood. Just wait and see. May be a good thing....cars kill everyday! My condolences to the families of Sandy Hook but I cannot sign the petition.

Kathy Hermes
Kathy Hermes

There is a bill in Connecticut, introduced by Matt Ritter, to make gun owners carry liability insurance. This makes sense, to let actuaries figure out risk and to charge premiums that will deter the riskiest people from even owning guns, but definitely owning multiple high powered guns, as these will cost more. And, it will affect guns already owned, something controlling future sales won't do. http://www.change.org/petitions/gov-dannel-malloy-ct-state-senators-ct-state-representatives-enact-...

There is a bill in Connecticut, introduced by Matt Ritter, to make gun owners carry liability insurance. This makes sense, to let actuaries figure out risk and to charge premiums that will deter the riskiest people from even owning guns, but definitely owning multiple high powered guns, as these will cost more. And, it will affect guns already owned, something controlling future sales won't do. http://www.change.org/petitions/gov-dannel-malloy-ct-state-senators-ct-state-representatives-enact-a-law-requiring-gun-owners-to-have-liability-insurance

Lin Farley
Lin Farley
  • Kathy Hermes

smart

Kathy Hermes
Kathy Hermes
  • Kathy Hermes

The woman who owned the guns that killed the children at Sandy Hook owned them legally. If the system worked like car titles, and transfers were monitored, fewer guns would be in the hands of criminals. Both Japan and Australia have found ways to lower gun violence, but through gun control methods. This is actually a way to do it without much government interference. But throw up your hands and call it hopeless by all means.

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