Monday, December 17, 2012

Enough is Enough. It's Time to Act.

By Sam Piha

The tragic shootings in Connecticut touched everyone and resulted in a feeling that "enough is enough". If you feel similarly, here are some things you can do that were suggested by a friend of mine:

1) Call Dianne Feinstein’s office and tell her that we support her plan to introduce a bill on the first day of Congress to ban assault weapons (415-393-0707).

2) Call
/write Pres. Obama and tell him that prayers are not enough and that it’s time for him to make gun control a priority (202-456-1111).

3) Call the NRA and ask them how much is enough (1-800-672-3888). Ask why you can buy a gun at a gun show without a background check. Ask them why common citizens need assault weapons designed for warfare. 

4) Pass this on to the people in your network. 





2 comments:

  1. I agree with everything you wrote. However, all the gun control in the world will not prevent criminals from obtaining weapons if they want them.

    So, I feel that you left off perhaps the most important step; it's time for principals, and select teachers, to become trained and licensed to keep firearms safely in schools. That is the only thing that will minimize and prevent these types of tragedies from happening again.

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    1. The last thing we need is more guns. This is not the answer. A good beginning would be to outlaw assault rifles that are designed for warfare and severely limit access to bullets for the assault rifles that are already on the streets.

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