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Following the last abominal massacre in the US, one fails to understand why the II Amendment is still in force. It was adopted in 1791 stating:
"A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."
What kind of freedom is that, when people feel the need to bear an arm just in case? How many more lives to be jeopardised before we all realise bearing arms is not the way to go? Not only in the USA but across the world!

The history of school shootings, only in the US dates back to 1764. Here's a list of some of the school shootings across the world:


The National Rifle Association says "Guns don't kill people, people do". In Eddie Izzard's words: Well I think the gun helps, one would have to be very dodgy on the heart to die from someone standing in front of them and going 'Bang! Pum-ratatata-pum!'

Arms should be replaced by education and humanity.

And last but not least, I can't help but cite the one and only Mr Chaplin:
"...We want to live by each others happiness, not by each others misery...In this world there is room for everyone....Greed has poisoned men's soul, has barricaded the world with hate...our knowledge has left us cynical, our cleverness hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery we need humanity. More than cleverness we need kindness and gentleness...."


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    Jul 29 2012: The problem with guns is not the guns themselves. Millions of people have proven that guns can be used in a safe contructive way. Completly banning arms would be a ludicrious way of trying to solve the problem.

    I think if we really wanted to make a change we would look at how people get the guns. Make the people acquiring guns do a series of tests. Have better education in place to teach people how to operate their gun in a safer way. There are several solutions that can be found without immediately jumping to te conclusion that we should ban all arms.
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      Jul 30 2012: Maximilian, It would be more conducive to dialgue if you refrained from using catch phrases like "the problem with guns is not with the guns themselves". These are intelligent and well read people who recognize such propaganda from hearing a billion times. It turns the listener off from other more cognent points.

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