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GeneralRe: I give you auto correct PinmvpRichard MacCutchan20-Dec-12 5:30 
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GeneralObama Gun Control Panel PinmemberKevin Marois19-Dec-12 7:51 
http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/19/16020864-obama-demands-concrete-proposals-on-gun-violence-by-january[^]
 
One commentor stated "Of course Obama demands proposals by January because if it goes on for too long, emotion and irrationality will fade and be replaced by facts, logic and reason. He can't have any of that."
 
I totally agree. Once the shock of this senseless act fades, and the emotion is replaced with logic, people will realize that not one single gun or bullet used that day was to blame, neither were the millions of law abiding gun owners who have never committed a crime with a gun.
 
People have been committing mass killings for years upon years. Don't think so? Look at the middle east. Car bombing and backpack bombings are a daily occurance.
 
I agree that something needs to be done, both to prevent this from happening again, and to honor those who died. But at this point this is a knee jerk reaction, and tempers and emotions need to settle down before decisions are made.
 
First, the Second Ammendment will not be repealed. Second, the Supreme Court has repeatedly upheld gun owners rights, and that's not likely to change. Third, there are thousands gun related laws on the books. And still mass murderers reap carnage.
 
The problem isn't the gun, it's the shooter. I own guns, and I shoot regularly with my son. I have never seen anyone at these ranges (AKA responsible gun owners) do anything unsafe while shooting. Shooting is a sport, just as archery is. And you could easily kill more than a few people with a bow and arrows.
 
I take offense to someone labeling me a "gun nut' because I own guns. Am I a nut simply because I own guns? I also own a hunting knife, and a set of tools like hammers. Does that make me a "knife nut" or "hammer nut"? Why not, haven't people been killed with them before. Don't think so, look here[^].
 
People have been killing each other for thousands of years, and will continue to do so. Until we find a way to fix what's broken inside the people who do these crimes, no amount of laws will help. I call on everyone to stop being irrational and emotional. Yes, be shocked. Yes, be alarmed. But also be sensible and go after the real problem here.
 
I invite a healthy debate. No flames or insults please.
If it's not broken, fix it until it is

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