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originally posted by: Nothin
Our loss of freedom is unacceptable!!!!
Was it because politicians took advantage of Americans who were grieving and emotionally distraught?
originally posted by: CriticalStinker
a reply to: chr0naut
Do you think restricting firearms would help the US?
Is it our access to guns or other things we should address?
originally posted by: Krahzeef_Ukhar
a reply to: DBCowboy
So you've already accepted freedom with conditions. That's not freedom.
The reason people give up freedom is probably similar to the reason you do.
Just like I think that universal medical care with free psychological support could also help.
You already license cars and drivers because they can be a deadly weapon. Surely gun safety goes hand in hand with registration and a concept of responsible use.
Oh, and if the movies and TV stopped it with the bias toward the anti-hero, that might help the immature to stop from seeing it as a legitimate expression of 'strength'.
Too many commit suicide or violence because of their ideation about guns. To change the effects of gun proliferation, change the ideation.
And, for everyone's sake, guns can be dangerous. You need to have some rules, that everyone knows and agrees upon, about handling them safely.