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Obama: "Common Sense" Gun Control Proposals Deserve a Vote

bsilsbee Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:51 AM
How can we expect REAL common sense gun control laws from politicians that are anti gun and believe the 2nd Amendment is about hunting? I mean really. The only gun control laws that should be passed is to ban gun free zones and to ban criminals and mentally ill/insane from ever being able to own firearms. War vets that suffered from PTSD should be allowed to be cured and eventually have permission to own firearms, but round up the gang members who are doing majority of the shootings and send them off to prison with a 5-10 year minimum mandatory sentence without parole.

During his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill Tuesday night, President Obama called on Democrats and Republicans to vote on "common sense" gun control proposals.

"If you want to vote no that's your choice, but these proposals deserve a vote," Obama said. "The families of Newtown deserve a vote."

The proposals Obama referred to include a renewal of the assault weapons ban, legislation proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein to ban hundreds of semi-automatic rifles, handguns and shotguns, a ban on ammunition magazines holding more than 10-rounds and the implementation of a criminalized background check system for...