Understanding the killer is not enough | Opinion

Gun Rights

Regarding the recent column by our state attorney, chief of police and the director of the Refuge House, it’s a very good idea to explore why killers kill. However, much more is needed to stop this carnage. Understanding a killer’s reasons will help explain why he did it, but will not stop the killing. There are too many guns are in the hands of too many irresponsible and dangerous people. Guns must be strictly regulated and controlled by government or this senseless violence will continue. Why? Because angry, sick and unhinged people can easily get guns. Most of them are not in the criminal justice system and not known to law enforcement. Read the column:: After yoga studio shooting, we will find the answer together | Opinion We all know motorists are regulated. Cars can kill if not used responsibly. All easily obtainable dangerous drugs and other things that can be used to harm the public are regulated by government. The courts will use a “balancing test” when reviewing any regulation of fundamental rights of citizens. The question is: Does the interest in public safety outweigh an interest in possessing firearms? The answer is obvious. All civilized countries say “yes” and regulate the control, sale and possession of firearms for public safety. Except our country. Now the time has come for all of us to say "enough is enough.” Please stop this insanity! We must do more to control the availability of guns. The Second Amendment has been used […]

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.