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Signatures on WH’s Gun Control Petition Skyrocket

wbenton Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 2:10 PM
Killing sprees are the unfortunate act of deranged people. Deranged people who when programmed by their culture lash out in ways that their culture romanticizes. Like it or not, our cultural predisposition in our fantasy life (movies, games) to settle our problems by going on a shooting spree becomes an acceptable course of action for the deranged members of society who seek a solution to their own problems that will be noticed and embraced by the society they feel detached from and seek the notice of.

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...