Bea Gyulay
Bea Gyulay

I signed it because of this "the mission of Sandy Hook Promise is to work to identify and implement holistic, common sense solutions that will make our community and our country safer from similar acts of violence through education, outreach and grass-roots discussion." I'm hoping - perhaps futiley - that common sense dictates that banning guns is not the solution. This is so much more a mental health issue. No sane person would commit these kinds of acts. Mandatory monitoring of mental...

I signed it because of this "the mission of Sandy Hook Promise is to work to identify and implement holistic, common sense solutions that will make our community and our country safer from similar acts of violence through education, outreach and grass-roots discussion." I'm hoping - perhaps futiley - that common sense dictates that banning guns is not the solution. This is so much more a mental health issue. No sane person would commit these kinds of acts. Mandatory monitoring of mental health medications would be a better way to approach this most controversial problem. Banning guns is a knee-jerk reaction to any act of violence and does not truly solve the problem. However, nowhere in the promise does it mention the banning of guns and I can agree with the promise as it stands. My heart aches for the survivors and their families. I sincerely hope that time eases their pain and the emptiness they feel.

Carsen Symes
Carsen Symes

Return to Love.
Why let this event be a tragedy? or a reason to turn against one another. Let it be reason to Love one another more. A reason to unit in love, for love, with love and re-assess the believes, teachings and ways that sets the stage for such events to unfold. There is always a bigger picture.
Let this event inspire change.
Let these events inspire everyone to re-assess the practices of society as a whole and explore what can be done different, what needs to be let go of.

Violence breads violence, Love breads Love.

Karen J Allen-erb
Karen J Allen-erb

this is differnt than "other terrible Events " it cross the line that never should of been cross.think like a grown up.

Tanya Mitchell
Tanya Mitchell

Children and Guns do'nt mix well!!!!!

Dario Franchitti
Dario Franchitti

I'm not signing this Petition because The sandy massacre never even happened. It's all a hoax.

Luis G. Pimentel
Luis G. Pimentel

The american race not so much american. What a pitty.

Donna Blass
Donna Blass

This wanton violence in this country must be stopped. A simple suggestion that costs nothing is for the media to not print or broadcast the name of the perpetrator so as to deny these individuals their 15 minutes of fame or infamy that seems to be a strong motivator for these misguided individuals. This method has been successfully used in the UK where it was the law of the land.

The other thing which interests me about this case in particular is why the shooter was not placed in a...

This wanton violence in this country must be stopped. A simple suggestion that costs nothing is for the media to not print or broadcast the name of the perpetrator so as to deny these individuals their 15 minutes of fame or infamy that seems to be a strong motivator for these misguided individuals. This method has been successfully used in the UK where it was the law of the land.

The other thing which interests me about this case in particular is why the shooter was not placed in a residential treatment center? This excellent care and treatment for patients with his type of problems is extremely expensive but well within the reach of this troubled family. If the shooter who was a frustrated and lonely individual had been placed in one on these institutions (many very good ones are located in that part of CT) he would have been cared for and confined, so this shooting probably would not have happened in the first place and even his gun loving mother would probably be still alive.

If he had had the benefit of residential treatment and learned the social skills he needed to survive in the community he would have been much better adjusted and might not have had the anger that drove him to commit the crime in the first place. I work with troubled families for a living and have often convinced them that this is the best alternative for their loved one.

Deb Davis
Deb Davis

Anyone can get their hands on a gun or semiautomatic weapon today. There are few rules and restrictions. Guns do kill, and too often they kill innocent children and adults. I am thankful that our President is going to make it more difficult.

Sue Jones
Sue Jones

I'm sorry to hear bout the kiddies very sad god bless.

Arthur Wright
Arthur Wright

There is NO WAY that ANY Community that allows guns except under the MOST CONTROLLED Conditions can be safe. As a former Forensic Psychiatric Professional [35 Years Experience] I Dealt with numerous individuals who committed or attempted mass murder using firearms. In SOME CASES these were legally in their possession, in others belonged to relatives. [In one case the perpetrator had knowledge of the location of the keys to his relatives gun cabinet. In Conclusion - NO AUTOMATIC Weapons are...

There is NO WAY that ANY Community that allows guns except under the MOST CONTROLLED Conditions can be safe. As a former Forensic Psychiatric Professional [35 Years Experience] I Dealt with numerous individuals who committed or attempted mass murder using firearms. In SOME CASES these were legally in their possession, in others belonged to relatives. [In one case the perpetrator had knowledge of the location of the keys to his relatives gun cabinet. In Conclusion - NO AUTOMATIC Weapons are allowed in the UK. Unless these are needed by Police or Army I can see NO Reason for private individuals to hold these, UNLESS they have MALICIOUS or Paranoid thought processes. Good LUCK to President Obama in getting these weapons BANNED. Anyone who FAILS to support this has corporate responsibility for the next series of murders using this type of weapon.

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