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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

5thDegreeInSight Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:10 PM
So, not a single item in this stupid laundry list to address the real problem, the inability to commit seriously disturbed people to immediate and effective long term custodial care. They want to disarm the law abiding population not fix a real problem. Of 62 mass shootings(5 deaths or more) since 1980 fully 42 had documented mental illness histories, 16 had a status of unclear or unknown and only 4 definitively had no record of such. So, let's not do something that could reduce mass shootings by 2/3. Let's pass something to make us feel good yet do no good.
rightguard Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:21 PM
You'd be committing borderline psychotic homosexuals and bisexuals...........this is solely about disarming the American people, nothing else.....................This is Germany prior to 1945.................
Six04 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:17 PM
Reading the above list of directives there appears to be a number of them dedicated to mental heath issues.

Are you suggesting you want a national health care system?
rman859 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 2:15 PM
And when it happens again, we can pass more futile laws that don't work but restric lawful citizens until a full ban happens

Surrounded by children, President Obama announced new executive actions on gun control today at the White House and called on Congress to "restore a ban on military style assault weapons" because "weapons designed for the theater of war have no place in a movie theater."

"I intend to use whatever weight this office holds to make them a reality," Obama said. “The most important changes we can make will depend on Congressional action.”

In addition to calling for a ban on military style assault weapons, Obama demanded universal background checks and a ban on ammunition magazines holding more...