Tag: gun control
What must not be lost sight of is that the San Bernardino shooters had legally bought assault rifles, and it was the assault rifles that allowed them to commit this carnage.
There have been more mass shootings in the United States than days this year. When will real changes be made to stop the violence?
Why not consider support for early, universal gun education (even practice) if gun defenders fully endorse 1) early, scientific education on sex, gender and procreation, even safe abortion options, and 2) early education that fleshes in what total energy usage really costs (the full "externalities" of fracking, coal, nuclear and oil, war charges included).
The US. needs to put an end to these mass murders by making politicians responsible for standing up to the NRA and gun industry. Sure supporters of the NRA are going to put up a fight, but the safety of the country’s citizens is a stake.
While the U.S. has the "highest gun ownership in the world and the highest murder rate in the developed world," we have yet to do anything about this ongoing problem. It's time to legislate rationally.
A society is supposed to bond together for the common good, but lately violence is all that the U.S. is seeing. Political, social, and racial negativity is responsible for this violent epidemic and it needs to end now.
The recent shooting in a black church in South Carolina has led President Obama to call for immediate action on gun control. The U.S. needs to recognize the fact that these situations of mass violence does not happen in other countries with stricter gun control laws.