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Name: John
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Hometown: New York
Current location: Florida
Member since: Wed Feb 21, 2018, 08:18 PM
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Gun ownership is racist

The 2nd amendment was created to oppress blacks, minorities, and the LGBT community.

It blows my mind that such a backward, archaic right still exists.

No one needs a gun except the police and military.

This Easter I am weeping against such an awful "right."

A "right" that gives citizens the ability to kill.

Despicable.

House Democrats introduce bill prohibiting sale of semi-automatic weapons

It's a start!!!

[link:http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/house-democrats-introduce-bill-prohibiting-sale-of-semi-automatic-weapons/article/2650087|

Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., announced Monday he is introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2018. More than 150 Democrats have signed on in support of the legislation, Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., said.

"Today I joined @RepCicilline and 150+ of my colleagues to introduce the assault weapons ban. It’s time for Congress to listen to the will of a majority of Americans and pass sensible legislation to get these weapons of war off our streets

The bill prohibits the “sale, transfer, production, and importation” of semi-automatic rifles and pistols that can hold a detachable magazine, as well as semi-automatic rifles with a magazine that can hold more than 10 rounds. Additionally, the legislation bans the sale, transfer, production, and importation of semi-automatic shotguns with features such as a pistol grip or detachable stock, and ammunition feeding devices that can hold more than 10 rounds.

David Hogg shares fellow students plan for gun control on Twitter

So amazing that these kids are doing this and great plan Chuck!!!!

My plan for gun control.

The only guns allowed for home ownership should be a pistol (revolver) or shotgun. Hunting rifle may be owned but the types of allowable sights prohibited. (Nothing that will allow a shooter to be further away than the cop can focus on). When going on a hunt, it must be registered with local authorities. System to be determined.

No guns to be sold or owned that have a magazine of any type. Only single fire, non-convertible weapons allowed.

Any other weapon that a person wants to own that is currently legal may still be owned but must be kept at a secure firing range. Gun cannot be checked out but a procedure for safe transport or sale of the weapon would be devised.

Practice shooting outside of a range is prohibited.

Private production of bullets is prohibited.

A gun owner can have a onetime life supply of a small number of bullets to bring home. All other bullets must be bought at the range (price issues to be worked out) and used at the range. Must turn in your shells.
If more bullets are desired by owner, missing bullets need to be explained.

Gun owners must have a license after passing a test and must carry insurance. Owner must do a recertification periodicially.

Carry permit issued to any owner that passes all of the above but only weapon that can be carried is a pistol with no more than a 4" barrel. No concealed carry, the gun must be open carried with some form of identifying badge like a cop has.


[link:https://twitter.com/davidhogg111/status/967928620927930369|

Why does anyone need a gun in this day and age?

I see my family (fellow Democrats) arguing over what restrictions we need.....10 bullets....5 bullets in a clip.....I don't care. Why does anyone need a gun at all in modern society? Want protection? Get a baseball bat.....get a dog......

The only people that should have guns are the police and military. That is how the rest of the developed world does it and they do not have daily mass shootings like we have here.

I think we need to shame gun ownership like we did with cigarettes. Get in people's faces if you know they have a gun. Embarrass them. Shame them. Run ads that make it "not cool" to own a gun like we did with cigarettes.

I understand it will be a long process to overturn and end the 2nd amendment or change the ruling of it but we could probably get rid of it within a generation.

This talk of arming teachers? Ridiculous. Do people want daily shoot outs in schools? What if a teacher snaps and starts shooting his students because he's having a bad day? Imagine the chaos of them all shooting each other if they got into an argument. You never know. They are not trained professionals like the police.

The only real reason I can see a citizen having a gun is hunting (which I am strongly against). If that is the case then they should only be allowed a shotgun and it must be locked up separately from the bullets. And they should be required to do stringent training, paperwork, license, documentation and also report when they are accessing the shotgun.
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