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An Ideological Test for Gun Ownership: The Next Logical Step in the Effort to Keep Dangerous People From Buying Firearms

Henry180 Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 12:38 PM
Who decides who is dangerous. The media and Polosi tells us that the Occupy movement is mostly nonviolent but the Tea Party people are dangerous radicals. It is a slippery slope when what we think becomes a crime. I guess 1984 is coming a bit late.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence says Sunday's deadly attack on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, a Milwaukee suburb, shows "our elected officials" need to "do something." Slightly more specifically, the group says we should "Demand Congress Stop Arming Dangerous People."

I did not realize there was a federal program that supplies mass murderers with weapons. Obviously, this is a poor use of our tax dollars. Congress should not only eliminate this program but it should also prevent dangerous people from buying guns on their own.

But how do we know who is dangerous? The Brady Campaign mentions "convicted felons," "convicted...