A Florida legislator wants anyone trying to buy ammunition to complete an anger management program first, in what critics say is the latest example of local lawmakers reaching for constitutionally-dubious solutions to the problem of gun violence. The bill filed Saturday by state Sen. Audrey Gibson, D-Jacksonville, would require a three-day waiting period for the sale of any firearm and the sale of ammunition to anyone who has not completed anger management courses. The proposal would require ammo buyers to take the anger management courses every 10 years. “This is not about guns,"
Comments: The entire world has gone mad and it´s getting worse every day. I do believe there are no sane Democrats left in this country. This is not about guns?? Amazing.
Here´s the real solution to all the crazies and it was by a Lucianne poster who I quote "If more sane people were armed, the crazy people would get off fewer shots." I don´t know who that poster was but they were right. The left has everyone scared to death of guns so very few conceal carry. During the Revolutionary War cities fined citizens who didn´t own a gun. That´s how far we have sunk as a country and the citizenry have become passive. They have surrendered their safety and protection to the local police who just can´t do it by themselves.
I can think of a lot things that need to be taught. I suggest she start with "her people" Courses could include birth control, the value of an education, how to obey the law..... the list seems to be endless..... then again with the exception of obeying the law she is well aware the government will take care of the rest.....she too has to be the victim of something other than being a racist and stupid...
When I fist saw this idea spawned in Fl., I wondered if republicans there lost their collective minds. Then i saw it was a loon liberal´s proposal and felt relieved,to some extent,anyway.
Obviouly,there´s millions of people who could use some anger management but it has no placement for legal gunowners,who as a whole are pretty calmpeople.
They keep trying to deflect the blame for gun violence on the people least inclined to be rampaging loons.Oscar Pistorius could have used some anger management but he doesn´t fit the profile of who this congressperson is after.This stupid law presumes people buy guns because they´re angry.The movie shooter fits this description,but he´s far from a right winger.
I´m all for better background checks on first time buyers of guns or ammo over the internet.Somebody of decent stature should vouch for these people.The young 20 somethings are the biggest threat to me.
Daft ideas like this one just grease the slope towards re-education camps. Hey Audrey, how about random drug testing for welfare recipients? Or sanity tests (administered by Mark Levin) for liberal voters?
This comes from the same ´everyone gets treated the same´ mindset that gets granny and little kids screened at the airport as if they were terrorists.
´Everyone´ doesn´t need anger management courses. It is a waste of time and money to treat everyone the same without bothering to profile.
People with arrest records need extra scrutiny (and perhaps anger management courses) before being allowed guns and bullets. People diagnosed with serious mental illness need extra scrutiny (anger management courses probably would not help; psychosis doesn´t take anger management techniques into account).
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