posted on Apr, 9 2009 @ 12:36 AM
I'd have to agree wholeheartedly with the statements of firearm control, since many American citizens that own guns obviously will vote against them.
Those that oppose them need to look at facts and realize that in most states, if you're convicted of a felony, it's illegal for you to own a gun.
I honestly believe a thorough psychological evaluation should be required as well as a background check. It'll inconvenience avid gun lovers, and
maybe even first time buyers but a little. I'd go through a psych-evaluation to buy a firearm, I'll do the classes every year that are required for
a Concealed carry permit in my state, but I also agree that far too many stupid people have guns.
Marines are a little overrated, they have done amazing things in the past, but they're not the same Marines as they are today. Amazing people make
amazing Marines, Rangers, Green Berets, SEALs, and what have you, not even the most excellent training can cure stupidity.
I know what gang violence can do to a neighborhood, and so I can on some level understand what the gun control advocates are thinking, but if the
criminals know that people don't have any weapons, while they're strapped with a TEC9 or Glock, they're going to be bolder than before. There's a
town somewhere in Virginia I believe, that Requires that every household has at least one gun. Crime rates are some of the lowest in the
country. Why? Because criminals know that people have guns.