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I now want to address the fact that some people say that we need gun control, but I want to ask a few questions first.
1) If the government does in fact come and take my guns away from me, can they guarantee that lawless individuals will follow the same laws?
2) Can you guarantee me that the illegal persons will willingly turn in their guns? Or are the villains just going to pretend they do not have any firearms and then when the time is right, shoot up a bunch of people who cannot adequately protect themselves? 3) If all firearms are made illegal, is that going to take them off the black market? If so, why has that idea not worked with drugs such as methamphetamine, Heroin, psychedelic mushrooms/shrooms, or LSD?
I will now propose an idea I think could work, and if this has already happened in your state/country, please let me know how it is working please let me know in the comments. I want to suggest that instead of the government seizing the firearms, we make background checks more in-depth, and people with certain mental instability, drug abuse, and/or violent crimes could not legally get their hands on a firearm.
For people who want to know my side of this, I am a gun owner, and I say that extreme gun control, that is the kind where the government comes and apprehends any and all firearms in the home and workplace, is not the way to go. That is why I think my proposal/idea/thought could be a better choice.
For the polls, votes are on whether you agree with the proposal.
Thank you for taking the time to read this, I appreciate it.
I think that being a felon does say a little about the person you are, If you got drunk and went for a drive and killed someone, that means you are irresponsible with your drinking habits, If you got high and killed someone, you are responsible for that, If you flat out killed somebody, INTENTIONALLY, and you go to prison for INTENTIONAL murder, then that could prove you to be mentally unstable, because I think that if you look somebody in the eye and say, I could kill you, and do so with a clear conscience and think it was OK, then you are absolutely bonkers.
Yes you can be arrested for fighting, that could potentially be an issue for people who tried to defend themselves, but there is no need to beat the attacker to a pulp because of what he/she did, if it comes to it, knock the attacker out, and run away, if you use a gun to defend yourself, injure the perpetrator and then run away. As a guideline, we should injure attackers before you kill them.
For one thing, "Blake" was over 18, which means he was an adult, thus not being able to date a minor, so that was illegal.
Police make mistakes as well, I am not condoning the police officers mistake, He should have been punished for it. Is petty theft a violent crime?
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