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Response to beevul (Reply #20)

Mon Apr 25, 2016, 11:39 AM

23. An open minded discussion allows for good conversation......

 

IMO....there are 2 sides to every story and the truth lies somewhere in the middle.

I agree that both sides should be open to listening to the concerns for guns and against guns.
Together we can make a difference and save at least a few lives.

I am somewhat surprised to hear you say that the gun control people you talked too were closed minded, since I have run across the exact opposite.
But maybe my gun control world is too small.

Please understand that the gun control topic is to save lives.
Why can we not start to discuss the following?
1. Increase background checks - why not? Or can we rigidly enforce the current laws?
2. Close private sale loopholes - why not? This is just wrong in my opinion.
3. Increase enforcement of current laws. Need to add more money to the budget of the ATP.
4. Double all penalties associated with gun crime. Punishment is the best deterrent.
5. Mental Health Evaluation - of course this is a huge topic that would take months to talk through due to the depth of Psychology analysis.


I can see you have defended these topics and questions for quite some time, but in the end, there has been no change to our current state of affairs.
People kill people with guns and we do nothing.




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