Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
A thunderous round of applause and a standing ovation greeted the news Wednesday night that a proposed town bylaw to restrict some assault weapons was going to be officially withdrawn.
A gun show and an anti-gun violence rally were held in Massachusetts Saturday
The President is also correct when he says “none of these changes, constitutional or otherwise, will prevent another mass shooting” and that’s even the argument of the NRA….it won’t. If Barack just goes back to his hometown he’ll find 500 dead bodies with bullet holes in them…..from the last year alone.
Without waiting for Congress, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a sweeping $500 million program to curb gun violence.
Sure the public may whine…..”we have a right to know” but ya know what, it’s public record, go research it yourself, find out if good ole Mr. Gary next door has a gun, but when a so-called NEWSpaper steps out of its area of responsibility and publishes names and addresses that may jeopardize hundreds of people…..that’s just wrong. Oh and by the way, good ole Mr. Gary next door may have a dozen rifles and six loaded shotguns but you’ll never know that because no permit is required for those.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is criticizing the National Rifle Association’s call for armed police and security volunteers to be posted at schools.
The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
The National Rifle Association is breaking its silence four days after a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., where 26 were killed, including 20 children.