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Do We Want Better Enforcement of Misguided Gun Restrictions?

Tionico Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 3:47 AM
I tgried to count them up, as I understand Federal and State laws in Connectivut. It seems Mr., L:anza committed some twenty felonies before he broke that window at the school to gain entry. Would adding tem more have deterred him? Not likely. ALL proposed "solutions" merely add pain and put law abiding citizens desiring to exercise their rights under the 2nd Ammendment (and 1st, 4th, 5th) under burdens, unconstitutional. WHY is it all attempts at solving the problems government created end up burdening the hundred million who own guns, and NEVER do anything wrong? Yet ONE Lanza, and everyone goes nuts and tries to put ME into a cell? I am NOT the problem, don't punish ME.

"The single most important thing we can do to prevent gun violence and mass shootings," President Obama said last week, "is to make sure those who would commit acts of violence cannot get access to guns." Toward that end, he wants to require background checks not just for sales by federally licensed firearms dealers (as under current law), but for all gun transfers except those between relatives.

This idea seems to be the most popular of Obama's gun control proposals, supported by nine out of 10 respondents in a recent CBS News poll. Yet it is unlikely to stop mass shootings,...