We need to elect candidates who support realistic bipartisan legislation to curb the sale of guns that allow for mass killings. "We had to rise up and say what we felt about this issue", said Aryelle Jacobsen, a senior from A.C. Reynolds High School and one of the student organizers of the event. However, in the wake of recent shootings, village residents from both the North Slope and Northwest Arctic have taken to social media to try and find a balance between safety and utility.
The Greensboro march was organized entirely by students from local high schools in response to the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed.
I support maintaining an up-to-date federal database to track gun sales, mandating background checks, and closing the gun show loophole.
Meanwhile, the Never Again movement, a gun control advocacy group formed by Hogg and fellow Parkland shooting survivors, continues its push for stricter gun laws.
This is a people problem, and not an NRA or gun problem. Even Bernie Sanders, the U.S senator from Vermont whose name is practically synonymous with liberalism, found himself outflanked on the left by Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Democratic primary on the issue of guns. If we follow that reasoning, then why not arm all countries with nuclear weapons?
While we don't expect opponents of gun rights to be gun experts, we do expect them to have basic knowledge of the things they are trying to ban. The very bad irony is that states, instead of promoting safety, have jeopardized the lives of their citizens and security of the states themselves by open carry laws.
Bottom line, liberals, leftists, progressives - whatever they're calling themselves these days - want to confiscate every gun in America, the better to actualize their dream, indeed their mission, to cede absolute power to Big Government, the nanny state they so fervently believe in. We are just diverting the blame from the criminals who use the guns to kill people to the politicians and citizens who support gun rights. "That's more than three people a day".
Responsible gun owners have the right to reasonable access to firearms, perhaps including some access to powerful, rapid fire guns.
Scott told reporters Friday that people, including some of his past supporters, may be disappointed with his decision to sign the bill into law.
The second part of what JFK said earlier is, "Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past".
Yet another group seeking tougher gun laws in OR is coming forward with a proposed measure for the November ballot.