After reading Utah’s post, pretty much on this same subject, I figured I’d finish the post I had been writing the past couple days. At this point, I admit I am piling on, but I think you might find my take on this same issue a bit different:
Gun Control Laws Are An Irrational Response To A Symptom Of Societal Decay
By now, I am sure we have all heard about the shooting at the Navy Yard. If you are one of those who pay attention – and I assume you are if you are reading this – no doubt you have heard the renewed calls for more gun control. Well, the problem isn’t guns, but the irrational people blaming an inanimate object for the acts of an individual give us some clues as to where the real problem lies.
I am going to state this bluntly: anyone who argues that more gun control will stop the next shooting either wants to take your weapons so they can control you, or they are insane. Yes, I am saying that the people calling for gun control are doing so because they do not want the people to be able to oppose the government, or they are mentally insane. Look up the definition of the word insane and you will find I am using it correctly, and here’s why: