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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...11yrs

Yes

@8LLW8MD from California commented…2yrs

The process of buying a gun legally is very tedious, with background checks, heavy paperwork to test decision making among other things. And a lot of people are not suited for gun ownership. Making it harder to buy a gun legally will only hurt innocent people who will loose the means of protecting themselves.

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...10yrs

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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...10yrs

No, only for assault weapons

 @JonBSimConstitutionfrom Kentucky  disagreed…2wks

No, only for criminals and the mentally ill

assault weapons

No such thing.

A nonsense term created by people who know nothing about guns.

A fist can be considered an assault weapon.

@5KGHPZJfrom Michigan  answered…2yrs

Chicago has very strict gun laws and yet the highest gun related crimes...criminals do not care about laws...you cannot pass a law that will stop a criminal from obtaining a weapon if he really wants one

@54W37HGfrom Texas  answered…2yrs

Repeal all firearms restrictions back to 1791.

@942JMM2Democrat from Indiana commented…2mos

Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training

WHY? What do you want to with a gun???????

 @JonBSimConstitutionfrom Kentucky  commented…2wks

No, only for criminals and the mentally ill

Protect myself from a tyrannical gov't.

@94CG6W5 from Utah commented…1mo

Defend ourselves, loved ones, and property. In the most effective means possible. You can also use them just for fun or for hunting.

@4WV9Q2Cfrom Oregon  answered…2yrs

guns don't kill people it's the crazy unstable people, the uneducated people.

@593JGBGfrom Kansas  answered…2yrs

No gun checks at all. The 2nd amendment is for any Citizen. PERIOD.

@94CG6W5 from Utah disagreed…1mo

I agree with this with exceptions. I believe that as soon as you become a felon or commit crimes that could make you a threat to others you give up that right as well as others

@53KWBGYfrom Ohio  answered…2yrs

Stay out of this. Guns are only a method to kill. People are messed up. Start at home with good role models.

@8TJKDF4 from Virginia commented…1yr

No, and the government should pass a national “stand your ground” law

This isn’t accurate at all - Most firearms have never been used ( and never will be used) to kill.

@942JMM2Democrat from Indiana commented…2mos

Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training

Then what are they for

@8YHDKJY from Texas commented…9mos

This is blatantly untrue. Just like millions of Americans, i myself have used a gun for self protection without firing a single shot. Its a deterrent but yes its true that if you own a gun for self defense you cant be scared to use it if needed. And yes sometimes to save your own like you must take the life of someone else even when you don't want to.

@8Q5X9NCRepublican  from Florida disagreed…2yrs

No they aren't. In bad cases yes, but they are a method of self protection. See if you keep the same opinion when you get mugged or when someone is breaking into your house.

@942JMM2Democrat from Indiana commented…2mos

Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training

Thats why we have a police force

@945G4NTRepublican  from Kansas commented…2mos

Are the police with you in your home when someone breaks in? Is there normally a police officer walking with you down a dark street? No.

A firearm is a tool that allows individuals to assert a human right to protect their life, those of their loved ones, and those of strangers if they so choose.

Police forces are great assets when they can get to a scene of an emergency in time. However, there are many instances crimes unfold before a call to 911 can even be placed. Such as, after someone is hurt, after a home invasion, after an armed robbery, etc. That's no shade toward law enforcement. It's…  Read more

@4SH7565from Utah  answered…2yrs

I believe there are over 2000 gun laws already on the books. Maybe we could enforce those before passing new ones. Come on, people! Guns don't kill people, people kill people.

@8PRSDMFRepublican from Texas commented…2yrs

No

all I'm gonna say is the first thing Hitler did was ban all guns to make citizens defenseless

@8VL9DP4 from Texas commented…1yr

Yeah, and Hitler declared any news that didn't support him as "fake news". Good thing we didn't have a president who declared everything that didn't support as "fake news". Oh, wait...

 @JonBSimConstitutionfrom Kentucky  commented…2wks

No, only for criminals and the mentally ill

  1. He got the term from Clinton.
  2. Pretty sure CNN, MSNBC, NBC, etc. would call Fox News, Daily Wire, Info Wars, etc. fake news.
  3. Get off your high horse and get treated for TDS.

@8TGGQZ8Independent from Rhode Island answered…1yr

Find common ground between sensible background checks and mental Health evaluation.

@8TM9SLK from Virginia commented…1yr

No

There is no common ground here.

@94CG6W5 from Utah commented…1mo

There is. You can help stop mass shootings while also not getting your 2nd ammendment rights violated. For example passing better background checks that also check your local police department database. When it comes to mental health stuff thats tricky. The biggest thing is HIPPA. The second biggest thing is any mass shooter can just lie on those evaluations, so its not some foolproof method that people think it is.

@583P2FKfrom North Carolina  answered…2yrs

Democrats should not be allowed to own firearms

@8RCHYJV disagreed…2yrs

Yes

You can’t blame democrats for everything. The right wing is the reason why we want gun control.

@8QXL878 from Alabama commented…2yrs

as a constitutionalist, you should want every law abiding citizen to own a gun, moron

@5H37QM5from Colorado  answered…2yrs

You know what we should totally do? Let's say you take the class, clear a background check, then go to a gun dealer. The gun dealer can check your background check again, then help you choose the right gun for you. Here's the clincher: You have guns that will only work for you. Like using your fingerprint. (This is my husband's idea and I LOVE it! They have safes that work this way, why not find a way to apply it to firearms?!). Anyways, if someone steals your gun, they cannot use it because their fingerprints are different. Then it's just a glorified paper weight.

@8PZKZWB from Colorado disagreed…2yrs

No

scenario 1: If i was a criminal, i'd just get a screwdriver, open the gun and rip out all of the electronics.

scenario 2: Gma who hasnt touched her gun in years, has her home broken into, and cant use her gun, because she forgot to change out the old batteries.

@8PRSDMFRepublican from Texas commented…2yrs

No

this would make guns way too expensive and would not allow the common citizen to own one

 @sophmiller2004 from Ohio commented…7mos

Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training

That’s the point😌 guns are super harmful to people.

 @sophmiller2004 from Ohio commented…7mos

Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training

Not going to lie, I like your idea except I would change it to where assault weapons are banned and only the basic less harmful guns are allowed :)

@94CG6W5 from Utah commented…1mo

What will that solve though. Just a couple of days ago there was a mass shooting in Montegro. He killed 11 people with a hunting rifle. He was stopped because someone who was conceded carrying shot him.

@8Q5X9NCRepublican from Florida disagreed…2yrs

I like the Judge Dredd idea, however this would make firearms way too expensive for a common citizen. Plus if the fingerprint ID were to malfunction, that half second of reaction time you get to defuse the situation could end up in your death.

@4YJ6WRNfrom California  answered…2yrs

Guns will be included with each school lunch as part of the "happy meal" concept.

@942JMM2Democrat from Indiana commented…2mos

Yes, require strict background checks, psychological testing, and training

lol..... wait your serious..... oh....

@4Q7RG6Lfrom Texas  answered…2yrs

do whatever Australia did after their first and only mass shooting.

@8TJKDF4 from Virginia commented…1yr

No, and the government should pass a national “stand your ground” law

Criminals will still get their hands on weapons, and Law abiding Americans won’t have the ability to protect themselves.


not to mention gun crime in Australia hasn’t disappeared, even after the mandatory buybacks.

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