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Background Checks Won’t Make Us Safer

Timgabz Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 8:18 AM
Recall Soviet systems, if you didn't believe in and support the revolution you were mentally defective and had to be re-educated or put in an asylum. The mental restriction is a fairly effective means to stop nut jobs getting guns, but it won't stop them getting into politics.........

In April of 2007, a mentally disturbed student showed up at the campus of his school, Virginia Tech, brandishing two semi-automatic pistols, and murdered 32 students, teachers and school employees and wounded 17 others. Then he took his own life.

It was the one of deadliest mass shooting incidents in American history.

The nation was in shock, as it is now following the December mass murder at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

The press and public outcry was the same then as now. How can we stop horrors like this from occurring? We’ve got to stop criminals and...