Kimberly Stone
Kimberly Stone

I want to know what Michael Landsberry's feelings were on arming themselves at school. Michael was the teacher murdered on the job in Sparks NV last week. He was an ex-marine who would have understood the importance of being able to defend himself, as well as a teacher. I'm thinking if he'd had a weapon on him he may have had a chance. I don't know. I'd like to know his thoughts.

Karla Jane
Karla Jane

Such a heartbreaking tragedy. Happy to sign this. Sooner this nonsense is stopped the better.

Larry Smart
Larry Smart
  • Karla Jane

It doesn't say what the actions are our should be n so this is totally meaningless.

Derek Dauma
Derek Dauma
  • Karla Jane

Which is why I will not sign it. I will not put my name on something that could be used to abrogate our Civil Rights.

Mark Dinsdale
Mark Dinsdale
  • Karla Jane

wat civil rights :D

Mark Dinsdale
Mark Dinsdale
  • Karla Jane

plus it will never stop long as the new keeps broadcasting which school as the most killings then someone out there will try to beat it just as morgan freeman said :D

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

Jim Brossard
Jim Brossard

I am with Martin, the solution is to get rid of Liberal Politics! The fools that follow that way of thinking are gutless cowards. Stand for the principals that were set in our Constitution! Sandy Hook was a tragedy! Follow intellect not emotions! Look at the statistics! Gun Violence is down! Look at history, gun removal is followed by extreme control over human rights! The safest States ARE the States that have fewer gun restrictions! The more dangerous places to live are where there are...

I am with Martin, the solution is to get rid of Liberal Politics! The fools that follow that way of thinking are gutless cowards. Stand for the principals that were set in our Constitution! Sandy Hook was a tragedy! Follow intellect not emotions! Look at the statistics! Gun Violence is down! Look at history, gun removal is followed by extreme control over human rights! The safest States ARE the States that have fewer gun restrictions! The more dangerous places to live are where there are stricter gun legislation. Don't be a moron! Pay attention to what is real! The news said that this idiot used an AR-15! It was in his trunk! He did not use it! If you want to prevent tragedy look at Fast & Furious and Benghazi! Prosecute those who were responsible for that! This Government is not protecting us they are exploiting us!

Pete Lie
Pete Lie
  • Jim Brossard

One of the killers in Littleton, Colorado, and the killer in Rochester NY got their guns through straw purchases. There are also countless criminals who acquire guns without any background checks. Are you saying that you're okay with those deaths, to the point that you don't see any need to tighten some of these loopholes?

Donald Leslie
Donald Leslie
  • Jim Brossard

Pete Lie The Constitution is NOT a "loophole".

Pete Lie
Pete Lie
  • Jim Brossard

Donald, I agree the constitution is not a loophole. What's your point?

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
Angela Badolato
Angela Badolato

I'm just throwing out a wild idea here...
What about a mental illness assessment and paperwork before purchasing a gun?

It's not like anyone needs to buy a gun immediately. You could have a long drawn out bureaucratic process to get a gun with lots of paperwork. That way you slow down the process of purchasing a gun, invite more rational behaviour and can insert gun education into the process.

Another question (I know I'm opening a bees nest here or repeating what has been raised):
Does a...

I'm just throwing out a wild idea here...
What about a mental illness assessment and paperwork before purchasing a gun?

It's not like anyone needs to buy a gun immediately. You could have a long drawn out bureaucratic process to get a gun with lots of paperwork. That way you slow down the process of purchasing a gun, invite more rational behaviour and can insert gun education into the process.

Another question (I know I'm opening a bees nest here or repeating what has been raised):
Does a community have a right to decide they do not what to have members bearing arms at all? Wouldn't that be part of the constitution? People bearing arms can also violate the freedom of others. So a community could argue they want to protect their freedom by not having members/visitors bear arms. Can we have the community decide - rather than a national law?

Amber Murphy
Amber Murphy
  • Angela Badolato

Um, yeah. Exactly!

Vonnie Roxanna McCormick

Maybe by solutions it will be mental health care. Gun owners, I think everyone is seeking a solution here. You should all be on board with solutions.paranoid thinking is what is making this mess.

Michael Shuster
Michael Shuster
  • Vonnie Roxanna McCormick

Really I mean it I tried to find out what the killer name not worth saying, People need to demand to know what medications all these killers were taken. You are right about a timebomb but it is most likely the drugs + games that are brainwashing the people. Not saying that one or the other is a bad thing but together they are dangerous. Plead with the people to demand to know what the combination of the drugs and games/movies will do. Most if not all the prescriptions passed out have...

Really I mean it I tried to find out what the killer name not worth saying, People need to demand to know what medications all these killers were taken. You are right about a timebomb but it is most likely the drugs + games that are brainwashing the people. Not saying that one or the other is a bad thing but together they are dangerous. Plead with the people to demand to know what the combination of the drugs and games/movies will do. Most if not all the prescriptions passed out have warnings about such a thing. Doesn't that make you wonder. How much Money would the drug companies loose if this got out?? Ask yourself that and look for yourself...

Barbara Marxer
Barbara Marxer

I totally support this cause. Too many people are dying from gun violence in our country. How can we ever forget what happened to those dear children and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary and the other shootings around the country?

Rosemary Wayman
Rosemary Wayman
  • Barbara Marxer

Guns in the hands of criminals are impossible to remove... if it were that easy it would already have happened wouldn't it ? No.. This is designed to remove the guns from our hands. Our irresponsible government gave the drug cartels assault weapons under the guise of tracking them and not only did the fools bungle it but they couldn't even apologize to the families for the debacle this became and cost these families the ultimate price for their ignorance... the lives of their loved ones ......

Guns in the hands of criminals are impossible to remove... if it were that easy it would already have happened wouldn't it ? No.. This is designed to remove the guns from our hands. Our irresponsible government gave the drug cartels assault weapons under the guise of tracking them and not only did the fools bungle it but they couldn't even apologize to the families for the debacle this became and cost these families the ultimate price for their ignorance... the lives of their loved ones ... and they're still dying from HOLDER's ignorant attempt at tracking guns..... the average citizen would never have done anything this stupid...!!! What we need to do is tell these spoiled out of control egomaniacs in Washington that they can't have our guns... PERIOD..!!!!

Mark Newman
Mark Newman

I won't be signing this petition either. My heart goes ou to these people but gun control is not the solution. People raising their children right from an early age and bringing them up in a Christian household is the issue. We've had gums in America for over 200 years but have recently taken God out of everything. When you take him out of schools, government , and our lives this is the result. This isn't what our founding fathers wanted for this country an it's time to look and see whats...

I won't be signing this petition either. My heart goes ou to these people but gun control is not the solution. People raising their children right from an early age and bringing them up in a Christian household is the issue. We've had gums in America for over 200 years but have recently taken God out of everything. When you take him out of schools, government , and our lives this is the result. This isn't what our founding fathers wanted for this country an it's time to look and see whats changed in America that we now have this problem. It's time to make this country Gods country and give him control again, not the government. Guns, bombs, knives, box cutters, or rocks don't kill people. People with hate in their heart kill people. If we had this knee jerk reaction to every weapon that's killed people then we wouldn't have knives after Jack the ripper. Or box cutters after 911. Or airplanes. Or even rocks after Cain killed Able. What about outlawing yard fertilizer after the Oklahoma city bombing. Wake up America and realize what the REAL issue is here.

Mark Newman
Mark Newman
  • Mark Newman

Also 54,000,000 children have been murdered in America since the government approved abortion. Why aren't more people standing up to outlaw this senseless type of MURDER. Wake up America.

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