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I Don’t Understand Gun Control


The big story today is the President and new gun control measures and I don’t get it.

One of things he wants to pass is not letting military surplus be reimported back into the country. Really? So criminals are going to obey that law? Look at all the drugs smuggled into this country daily, they’re illegal but they’re still getting here. The law will do nothing to stop criminals from getting guns, but it will stop law abiding citizens from getting one to protect themselves and their families.

Ban guns? Drugs are banned and that worked out well I see…

Gun control does nothing for actual law abiding citizens who want to protect themselves or enjoy recreational activities with them. It just makes things hard for citizens to get them and does nothing to stop a criminal from getting one. Criminals do not obey laws, why doesn’t anyone get that? Gun control does not stop a criminal from getting a gun if they really want one. It does stop law abiding citizens from getting one though, or make it very hard to get one. A criminal hands over some money and gets a gun, very simple. A citizen has to jump through hoops and piles of red tape and pay money and then pay more money and maybe, just maybe, they’ll finally get one. Gun control will not stop a criminal from getting a gun.

If a criminal wants a gun they’re going to get one no matter what the law says. They’re not going through a background check, they’re not going to get one through any legal means.

These laws are only hurting people who actually obey them. A gangbanger, drug dealer or murderer does not care what the law says obviously.

It makes no sense to punish law abiding citizens like these laws do. A criminal will get a gun no matter what. They could ban them entirely but it will only affect law abiding people and not the criminals.

The logic makes no sense to me, I just don’t understand it at all. The government thinks that posting a sign or making a law will make things go away, it doesn’t work that way. A criminal is a criminal and they don’t give a shit about laws.  You can post gun free zones around schools all you want and that only stops legal, law abiding citizens from carrying their guns. A criminal does not care what the zone is or what the law says. It’s very basic and simple logic, when are the government and people going to figure that out?!

The government says ‘oh look, you’ll be safer now because we passed a law’. Back in reality though the law means nothing to the criminal. They’re criminals, they break the law, they don’t care about the laws.

School shootings are horrible, I have kids and I fear them. (any shooting, any killing is horrible) The reason I fear them though is that there aren’t any guns allowed in or near the school legally. A criminal doesn’t care about the law, so when he does take a gun to a school he damn well knows that nothing can happen to him because no one has a gun in a school. It makes no damn sense at all. Sure there’s a security guard there but what are they going to do, yell at the guy with the gun?! Yeah, that’ll work out great huh?! The government has effectively made our schools into easy targets as criminals know that they are not protected properly.

Gun control should not be about what it is now, and that’s keeping guns from law abiding citizens. Gun control should be about education and educating people about how to store them, and how to use them.

Pass a law that makes gun safety classes mandatory for owners.

Pass a law that makes shooting classes mandatory for owners. What’s the point of having one if you can’t hit anything it?

Pass a law that makes care and handling of guns mandatory.

Pass a law that requires them to be child proof and in a locked box or cabinet at all times, make that mandatory.

Those are the kinds of laws I can get behind and understand.

Our government needs to get their heads out of their collective asses and actually think things through instead of thinking of only their political careers. The government is corrupt plain and simple, it’s all about the money and who can pay the most and it’s sad.

Our founding father’s did not intend it to be this way. The government was supposed to represent the people, but they only represent themselves and their own agendas to get more money and further their own political careers which of course all comes back to getting more money for themselves.

The government and laws are not supposed to be about money and lobbying etc. It seems that it’s all about the money. Pay enough and your law or bill or whatever will get passed and it doesn’t matter if it’s good for the people or not, as long as they get their money.

It’s a shame that you have to be rich to have a political career, that’s what it has come down to, whoever has the most money wins the elections.

All of the politicians make promises when they’re trying to be elected and when they are they forget about those promises. Essentially they’re liars, can’t be any more simple than that. You promise something, you don’t do it, that makes you a liar. Again, simple logic here… I don’t understand why I can see that and most other people out there can’t. Or they can, and they’re like me, just a little guy with no power whatsoever to make any difference. I’m not rich so I can’t run for office so I can’t do a damn thing.

This country is supposed to be free, but slowly and surely we’re losing our freedoms, they’re just being chipped away until nothing of what our founding father’s wanted for their people is left.

Sadly there’s not damn thing that the average taxpaying and law abiding citizen can do about it, except sit back and watch.

This country has lost its way. When I was little a kid I was proud to be an American, as I got older, not so much anymore as I actually saw and see now what’s going on. When I was little we were taught that America is the greatest country in the world, but it’s not anymore is it?  Sure it’s better than most, but that’s changing… All the stuff that’s going on with the NSA and just all of it, it’s just not the great country I grew up thinking it was. Hell I’m afraid to really even post this little rant as who knows, and I shouldn’t be.. We have the 1st Amendment, but does that matter anymore? We now have these wonderful things called constitution free zones, which is ridiculous and yet no one seems to really care about it.

I don’t understand why there isn’t more outcry or just plain anger about what’s going on. Is the general public that oblivious to everything that’s going on? I guess they’re too busy watching reality TV to care anymore…

Oh well.. nothing I can do that’s for sure…. I feel bad for my kids as it just seems like things are going to get worse and worse as time goes on…


So I drive quite a bit, not like I drive many miles, but I spend a lot of time dropping kids off, picking them up and going to the store etc. The majority of my driving is city type, with lots of red lights and stop signs. I’ve noticed a new trend lately, something that was happening a bit, but now it’s almost as if it has become a law. What I mean is turning on red, yes we’re allowed to make a right turn on red if there’s not a sign saying you can’t. What I’m talking about is those one or two and sometimes three or four cars that blatantly just go through the red light, left or right turns and even if it says no turn on red.

What is with this? Did a new law go into effect stating we’re allowed to go through red lights if we’re in a hurry or on the phone? Did I miss something? In my drive I see it all of the time, it’s to the point now that if I’m first at the intersection I will not go when the light turns green, I’ll wait to make sure these morons are done. I’ve watched people actually stop for the red light, and then just decide to go on through, and it’s not just turning, it’s going straight as well..

Most times I’ve got my kids in the car with me when I’m driving, I’d have to beat the crap out of the person who did this and harmed one of my kids in the process. What is SO important that you’ve got to run through a red light and endanger  the lives of other people? Are you really that important that you must be on the phone at all times and just not pay attention?

And that’s something else too, I WISH my state would enact a hands free law for cellphones. I hate following behind someone only to have them hit the brakes and turn or park their car without signaling, 99% of the time they are on the phone. I’ve also almost been hit many times by people turning from the opposite direction and me thinking that they’re going straight because they couldn’t use a turn signal because they were on the phone.

What the hell is wrong with people these days? It seems everyone is just so self-absorbed that they could care less about the rest of the world. It seems that they think they’re the most important people in the world and no one else matters except for them.’

Stop signs are good for this as well, I almost got into a wreck yesterday, goofy chick just blew right through the stop sign because of course she was on the phone. It’s not like it was the old ‘slow and go’ either, she blatantly just drove right on through, never even slowing down at all. If I hadn’t been paying attention I’d probably be in the hospital right now as she was going faster than the speed limit and she would have hit the driver side of my car. Luckily I pay attention, I saw her coming up and was about to pull out, but then noticed that she was not slowing down for the stop sign..

I don’t get it, where are the police when you need them? I could point out intersections to them where they could nab many, many drivers for going through red lights. The city could be making quite a bit of money on these morons instead of raising our taxes yet again…

Oh well…. I guess all we can do is pay attention..