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Response to guillaumeb (Reply #66)

Wed Sep 7, 2016, 05:36 PM

70. It's difficult to demand people do anything with their private property.

Without registration and tracking you can't prove a crime has been committed and registration is a non-starter as the systems are as prone to abuse as they are useless.

Perhaps a Firearms Owner ID card is a compromise. Any seller presented with a valid FOID at the time of purchase would be indemnified and held harmless.

Now, what about careless gun owners? And the often tragic consequences of that carelessness?

I would recommend Stop-Don't Touch-Leave-Tell an Adult classes at 1st grade with reinforcement throughout elementary and middle school grades. At high school I would allow students to participate in shooting sports.

For adults I would recommend local police departments to hold weekend gun safety courses with low cost gun locks and holsters available for purchase (many negligent discharges involve a weapon being drawn from a pocket, purse or other improper carrying technique). I suggest police departments because many of the negligent discharges that have made the news in recent years involve officer, whether on duty or off. "Lead from the front," as my Lover Boy often says.

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