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Yes, but ban guns that serve no purpose in the public such as fully and most semi-automatic machine guns and assault rifles. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Stillwater, ME
Yes, but require all gun owner to have insurance, training, back ground checks, re-instate ban on assault rifles, only federal authorized dealers allowed at gun shows, and regulate gun peripherals (i.e. no 600 drum magazines, 50 magazines, etc.). 3 years ago from a Democrat in Marysville, WA
I don't think hunting rifles should be banned for those who actually use them for food for their families but don't see the need for hand guns or heavy automatic weapons. Law Enforcement should have the best weapons, fastest cars and every means... 3 years ago from a Green in Jacksonville, FL
Manypeople misinterpet the 2nd admendment. Everyone having a gun because there was no army. Everyone in early America knew how to use and when to use a gun. There is a lot of hate and anger now. 3 years ago from a Republican in Gettysburg, PA
Reenact ban on assault weapons and prevent gun licenses going to convictede felons and individuals with mental disorders. Establish mandatory sentences for all individuals convicted of a crime committed with a gun of at leat 20 years. 3 years ago from a Republican in Lake Zurich, IL
I support back groound checks on all gun purchases. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Oldsmar, FL
Neither more or less guns will decrease violent crime, we must address root causes. 3 years ago from a Green in Springfield, IL
All gun purchases should require a background check. Cut any "sneak arounds" like when purchasing at a gun show. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Henrietta, NY
The U.S. should have zones where crime is high or populations are high. We must have no gun zones like England.We also need mandatory military training all serve in some form of service. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Knoxville, IA
Every citizen (man woman or other) with no mental health afflictions and able bodied for conscription or duty in a organized militia be issued a sidearm after an identification card. And student firearm safety class is taken and passed. Those who do not... 3 years ago from a Republican in Hanford, CA
People with mental problems should NOT be allowed to own a gun,and at best,only something as big as a Glock should be possible to own. 3 years ago from a Green in Fairport, NY
When a person tries to purchase a gun, have them get a mental evaluation prior to purchase and check the mental state of their household. On top of mental evaluations they should also be legally required to have a locked storage unit for their gun to... 3 years ago from a Republican in Sterling Heights, MI
No, and require safe storage for weapons in any "gun free" zone. 3 years ago from a Republican in Lovettsville, VA
Yes, for assault weapons, individuals with mental health issues and convicted felons. Parents should be mandated to keep guns out of reach of children. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Groton, CT
No felons and persons with serious mental illness should be prohibited and the federal government should follow the constitution and recognize the stand your ground law and allow for open carry as legal practice. 3 years ago from a Republican in Marion, TX
There are too many sides to this argument and a simple yes or no is not enough. The problem is that one guns are readily available. The second is that people are too quickly to think about getting a gun to shoot or kill people. Violence is everywhere; it... 3 years ago from a Libertarian in Orem, UT
Restrictions on high capacity weaponry, require background checks on all sales, require training, require insurance similar to auto insurance, special licensing for owning over a specific number of firearms. I am a gun owner. 3 years ago from a Democrat in East Olympia, WA
Address the mentor health issues and control the drugs and 95% of the problems will be fixed. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Troy, MO
No, simply close all the loopholes in existing regulations. The mentally ill are the only ones who should not have weapons a quick psychological test and background check should suffice to weed out the vast majority of people with mental issues. 3 years ago from a Green in Pleasant Prairie, WI
No, only for individuals with mental health issues and convicted felons and they should increase penalties for criminal use and require background checks and proper training. 3 years ago from a Republican in Peabody, MA