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Signatures on WH’s Gun Control Petition Skyrocket

jimmylynn Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 8:09 PM
raving, You keep harping about 3.5 billion in U.S. aid to Israel. Do you hate Jews? Why aren't you harping about the largest recipient, Afghanistan? They received over $8.5 billion. "It is currently the second largest recipient of aid worldwide, with Afghanistan now first. •The fiscal year 2013 budget request “includes $3.1 billion in Foreign Military Financing [FMF] for Israel and $15 million for refugee resettlement...the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s FY2013 budget request includes $99.8 million in joint U.S.-Israeli co-development ...” http://journalistsresource.org/studies/international/conflicts/u-s-foreign-aid-to-israel-2012-congressional-report/

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...