We Need Gun Control, Reader Says

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here’s one reader’s comments about the “Blood And Guns” post Monday from the other side of the debate. If you’d like to join the fray, I encourage you to comment. We select pro and con comments to publish as posts on FHG.

Sorry, but I’m opposed to your viewpoint on this one. What if one of your beloved grandchildren had been senselessly killed by a gunman. People cry out that owning a gun is our right according to the Second Amendment. Well, tragically that right is being abused by far too many crackpots so we all have to lose our privilege. Guns small enough to be concealed need to be registered with scrutinizing background checks on those who attempt to buy. It won’t stop the carnage, but it will curtail it. Something must be done NOW.
It isn’t fair, but sometimes the whole class gets detention caused by one guilty perpetrator. I agree gun control won’t stop the carnage, but I disagree that it won’t curtail it.

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About Steven Sawyer

God blessed me with the gift of writing. Mom told me I wrote paragraphs in second grade when others were learning to write sentences. I spent more than three decades in professional writing gigs. For the past eight years I've combined my passion for writing with my love for the Lord. He and I write a Christ-centered, family-friendly blog to glorify God Monday-thru Friday at https://stevensawyer.wordpress.com/. My wife and I have four grown children and two precious granddaughters we co-parent with their mom. I'm a Galatians 2:20 disciple of Christ seeking to allow Christ to live His life in me, through me, and as me.

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