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Signatures on WH’s Gun Control Petition Skyrocket

dcatov budesa Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 2:36 PM
Fools who think that these horrific tragedies are about gun laws are perpetuating the problem and that includes the Obama administration. As with Columbine, Aurora, Jonesboro, VA Tech and now Newtown, this is ALL about the decay of our society and the isolation and marginalization of mentally ill young people. Progressive policies that discouraged personal responsibility, diminished the regard for human life and destroyed family networks and the precious support and comfort they provide have only served to create a generation of young people who have nowhere to turn when life overwhelmes xthem. Technology has encouraged isolation and glorified violence as has liberal Hollywood. Funny how we NEVER hear Obama talk abut THOSE issues, hmm?

A gun control petition submitted to the White House’s powerful online petition site, ‘We the People,' shortly after the CT massacre quickly surpassed the number of signatures required to get an official administration response. As of writing, the number of signatures reached 119,505 (and is growing by the minute), far exceeding the 25,000 required. The petition states:

The goal of this petition is to force the Obama Administration to produce legislation that limits access to guns. While a national dialogue is critical, laws are the only means in which we can reduce the number of people murdered...