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Define Common Sense Gun Control

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

The bodies of children from the Parkland shooting are not even cold, and gun grabbers are out in force.

Gun grabbing Socialist Democrats are throwing the ever popular buzz words, “Common sense gun control” around as if the words were candy.

Someone explain “exactly” what common sense gun control is.

  • Background checks – in effect since the 1990s.
  • Family violence offenders – check.
  • Felons prohibited from owning a gun – check.
  • People with a history of mental illness – check.

Someone explain where we need more gun control, much less “common sense” gun control.

Gun owners have given up our rights since the 1930s. Those rights were further eroded by the Federal Firearms Act of 1968. Then there was the Brady Bill.

Exactly and to the point, what laws would have prevented the Parkland, Florida school shooting?

Parkland School Shooting And Problems With Society

Kevin Felts political commentator

Another day, another mass school shooting. This time the shooting was at a school in Parkland, Florida. There will be a group of people who blame the gun and ignore the underlying issues with society. Was the gun an issue in the shooting? The gun is no more of an issue than a spoon makes people fat.

Something has gone terrible wrong in society. What is making people, especially young people, turn to violence? Not just turn to violence, but to shoot up a school of defenseless children. We as a culture need to sit down and address the underlying issue.

People are supposed to have this thing called a “conscience” that is supposed to keep us in check. We are supposed to think about how our actions will affect those around us. We all have bad thoughts, such as beating the crap out of someone who wronged us. Regardless of the bad thoughts, our conscience is supposed to keep us on the straight and narrow.

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