Guns and the Second Amendment
Michael J. Vandeman, Ph.D.
May 9, 2018
1. We should repeal the Second Amendment. It is obsolete. No one, including the police, is capable of handling guns responsibly. They shoot deaf people who disobey their commands! More than half of police killings not officially documented on US death certificates, study finds: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171010141433.htm
2. Guns don't kill people, bullets do. The Second Amendment guarantees that you can own a gun, but not ammunition! We should ban ammunition!
3. Japan doesn't allow people to own guns (except, occasionally, a rifle for hunting). Even the police rarely carry guns. It is one of the safest countries in the world. The same goes for Ireland.
4. Gun deaths, injuries in California spike following Nevada gun shows: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171023182705.htm. Two
5. Students Shot Dead in a New
Mexico High School:
6. House OKs GOP Bill Expanding
Gun Owners' Rights:
7. Passenger had loaded gun at
Orlando airport checkpoint: https://www.10tv.com/article/passenger-had-loaded-gun-orlando-airport-checkpoint
8. 99% of the reports of gun use are of gun misuse!: http://start.att.net/news/read/article/time-a_woman_shot_her_puppy_to_death_because_it_was_mis-rtime/category/news+
11. On a military base, only the military police are allowed to carry guns. That proves that guns are the problem: if they were the solution, everyone would be allowed to carry a gun.
12. California teacher accidentally discharges firearm during public safety lesson http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/378306-california-teacher-trained-in-gun-use-accidentally-discharges: proving that firearm safety training doesn't work!
13. This proves that we will never be able to predict who will be a criminal. All we can do is eliminate the availability of guns!: http://start.att.net/news/read/article/the_week-what_do_we_know_about_austin_bomber_mark_antony_co-newscred2/category/news
14. The (tongue-in-cheek-)truth about guns: How to Talk to Your Cat about Gun Safety, from the American Association of Patriots.
18. Gun safety programs do not prevent children from handling firearms: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180515113601.htm
19. Ammunition with risks
and side effects; Contamination of water bodies with metal ions from shotgun
As I said, ammunition should be banned!
20. Youth Over Guns: http://www.youthoverguns.com/
21. Gun Violence Archive: http://www.gunviolencearchive.org/
23. One in 3 US veteran firearm owners keeps a gun loaded
and unlocked: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180827080906.htm
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