Originally Posted by Borgoguy
Problem for me is this still allows for semi-automatic weapons (rifles and pistols) and the sick bullets DD mentioned. "Normal" folks flip out, too.
How about we do both, since we're in the mood.
Lets ban all guns.
Then, while we're at it, mandatory state-run mental tests. Fail, and you're executed or imprisoned, depending on how bad you failed or how limited your mental abillity is.
Surely this combo can't fail, right? We get rid of mental ustables who commit the vast majority of violent crime, and we remove the method of most violent crime.
Hey, whats a few rights and liberties if we FEEL safer?
The worst thing a free society can do in the face of a tragedy is trade actual freedom for the perception of safety. A sadly lost ideal in today's day and age.
One man commits a crime. Punish 30 million. How can it fail?
Originally Posted by PlumberKhan
Just sad that life's goes on for most people.
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Life SHOULDN'T go on for most people?
What is it you want to se PK? National month of fasting, self-flaggelation and mourning?
Caring about what happened isn't enough, we have to care so much that life itself stops for some period of time completely?
This from a guy who thinks the solution to the Midle East is to nuke them all and kill a few hundred million people, and that the end of the world is the best thing that could happen?