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Response to discntnt_irny_srcsm (Reply #43)

Mon Aug 26, 2019, 03:38 PM

44. I truly like those plans but they wouldn't stop the mass murderers.

Fix holes in NICS is very generic and if universal background checks aren't required and given sufficient time to run, it wouldn't do much. The devil is in the details. drumpf has already said they do background checks, but it's a joke and this could be the same.

Reducing legal magazine capacity, eliminating the ability of civilians to obtain weapons modeled on those they use and almost identical in some cases, limit the ability to purchase multiple guns and tons of ammo within a year (no more than 2 within 24 months?).

Also needed & not mentioned above-
Red flag laws
No person with an active protection order against them can get a gun for at least 1 year after order expires
People on no fly list can't get guns


Other countries also have the issues you listed and they don't have 200+ massacres a year - it's the guns that are the difference and the danger. Again all of the things you mentioned would be very helpful in improving the health both physically and mentally of our country - but we also have to stop the mass murderers in waiting from having such an easy time accumulating an arsenal to kill lots of people.

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