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Old 08-05-2019, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Flycoon View Post
Fuckin' A, man. THIS IS THE TIME. Fuck the thoughts and prayers and letting the time pass so it is not so painful. Trump will manufacture some "fake news" to tweet to change the conversation if this is allowed to fade away.

This isn't about Law Enforcement's response. It is about SOMEONE addressing the problems of weapons of mass destruction/war in the hands of soooo many knuckleheads who can afford $600 at their neighborhood gun store a Bushmaster/AR-15 or Kalishnikov.

The El Paso shooting was a white supremacy problem. No doubt about it. Dayton appears to have been an asshole problem.
Yes Flycoon it is all about time for us to address this problem.

For starters HR 18 and HR 1112 should be taken up now. The Senate should go back this morning and pass these bills.

However this should not be the end of it. Just look at HR 1112. Does it really solve the problem, or part of the problem? It does not and here is why. The National Instant Criminal Background Check (NICS) is flawed. We still have states according to 2017 data that have never even contributed to this system, a system that was created in 2007 and mandates states participate. However not once has a state been fined. It is also reported that over 20% of domestic violence offenders are not listed in this system. We even found out after one mass shooting that our own military failed to send information to this system.

But HR 18 and HR 1112 doesn't even start to solve the problem. We need to get the military style rifles off the street. We need to get high load magazines off the streets. We need to stop manufacturing for the public the very lethal ammo that is currently available for purchase.

Mental health is not the soul problem, but we need to see what we can do better. When I was working you could place a 72 hour Baker Act hold on someone and the holding facilities would release almost all before your shift ended. That is a joke.

Today we have sides calling other sides names that are totally uncalled for, look no further than this forum. We have the lack of respect in the classrooms, just ask any public school teacher.

I could go on and on but will leave it to others to add to this.
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