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Holmes: Giving up some guns may be necessary to avoid total bans

"Thirty seconds; 36 people shot; nine of them dead. Y'all need (yes NEED) to start getting used to the idea that unless you give up SOME of your guns willingly, you might just lose ALL of your guns, UNwillingly."... Read more»

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Aug 8, 2019, 7:19 am
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I couldn’t disagree with you more.  Of course each of these situations is tragic, however to infringe (yes I’ll use that word) on the rights of law abiding citizens is just not the answer. 

Since we are all different human beings, perhaps a shotgun, lever action, revolver, and 22 aren’t adequate for me to defend my family against a home invasion.  And I certainly won’t be able to tell the perp who breaks into my home what he can or cannot use.  And upon turning my AR and semi-auto pistols in, that still doesn’t limit the criminals ability to obtain these now illegal guns. It puts me, the innocent law abiding citizen at a disadvantage for doing nothing wrong.

Again, mass shootings are terrible.  Any loss of life is terrible, whether that be texting while driving, being killed by a drunk driver, drug overdose. Each of those scenarios also could have been avoided. But there are also laws against each of those things. No matter what legislation would be passed, people who are always going to break the law. Sadly that leads to death in these cases. Evil people do evil things, that’s what they do.

And I’ll end with this: I find it very hypocritical to those who are so concerned about telling me my right to own firearms, saying they are so concerned with children and innocent life, yet could care less about the FACT that millions of innocent children each year are murdered, butchered, and that it’s called ‘healthcare’. Of course these mass shootings are terrible, the people who commit them monsters, but there is a much broader form of death, committed against those who are the most vulnerable, and who cannot stand up for themselves and their right to life.  That’s a much bigger issue than what kind of guns I can own and why. Let’s get our priorities straight America, protecting the innocent babies, keeping families together, because I believe that is a huge proponent of the criminal/mass shooter, the breakdown of the nuclear family.

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