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The 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings caused several states and cities to pass strict gun control measures. In response, state lawmakers in gun friendly states in the South and West passed bills that would strengthen Stand Your Ground laws and allow weapons in most public places. In 2014, 21 states passed laws that expanded the rights of gun owners allowing them to possess firearms in churches, bars, schools and college campuses. The federal government has not passed any gun control measures since the 1994 Brady Bill and 42 states now allow the possession of assault rifles. In the U.S. two-thirds of all gun deaths are suicides and in 2010 there were 19,000 firearm suicides and 11,000 firearm homicides. See recent gun control news
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No, the laws that are in place are fine. Strengthening and enforcing the penalties are what is needed. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Lakeland, FL
No, but existing controls need to be enforced and databases used for existing background checks need to be standardized and made universally available to those required to conduct background checks. Mental health issues need to be included but with a... 5 years ago from a Republican in Alexandria, VA
No only for assault and combat weapons and prohibit for felons. I'm in favor of background checks for all sales. If history of prior gun violence other than self defense or weapons trafficking, ownership rights are forfeited. I do think that all... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Daly City, CA
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... 5 years ago from a Green in Jacksonville, FL
Nobody should be able to buy a gun without a criminal and psychological background check. The laws should be changed such that anyone convicted of committing a felony with a gun should receive the death penalty...on insanity waivers. Given the... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Marietta, GA
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... 5 years ago from a Republican in Hanford, CA
Yes, and repeal the 2nd amendment. 5 years ago from a Green in Richmond, TX
Yes, for assault weapons, individuals with mental health issues and convicted felons. Parents should be mandated to keep guns out of reach of children. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Groton, CT
Yes, require strict background checks and a national gun registry. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Spring Valley, NY
No, only for individuals with mental health issues and convicted felons. Existing gun control laws should first be thoroughly enforced before passing more legislation. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Ogden, UT
Yes, allowing for limited local discretion and increased taxation with proceeds to be spent on police and enforcement. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Chicago, IL
Regardless, the problem with guns is not the guns itself, but the people who hold the guns. There is something inherently wrong with a culture if we are having these problems of violence, and thus it is essential we go back to the root cause of the... 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Pasadena, CA
Yes, but only background checks and limited psychological testing as mental illness has a very broad spectrum and only certain disorders raise a person's risk to act irrationally and violently. 5 years ago from a Republican in Central Falls, RI