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Signatures on WH’s Gun Control Petition Skyrocket

Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 2:40 PM
A law allowed the massacre to happen. It's called the Guns Free School Zones Act of 1990. If anything, that law needs to be repealed!
coveyrise Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 2:47 PM
Exactly. You rarely if ever hear of one of these deranged shooters attempting their mayhem in an area where they know people will be armed. They are cowards and even if they plan on committing suicide they are still fearful of being taken out by an armed citizen or police officer.

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...