Me: “I’ll never vote for or support someone who has armed security and pushes for #GunControl. Seems hypocritical.”
#Gunsense: “But Carl, they need their armed security, their life is under constant threat.”
Me: So is all of our lives, that why we need #GunReformNow, right?
If they can find a need for armed protection, why can’t we? Politicians and celebrities have been trying to convince the public that we need #GunReform, and that we are incapable of protecting our own lives with firearms. But yet, they have armed security.
If your security is allow to carry firearms, then every other law abiding citizen should be allowed.
Thread #gunsense#gunreformnow 1/8 Thousand Oaks mass shooter was a mentally deranged gun control advocate. He shot 12 people to demonstrate what the government does to stop gun violence is not enough. These are his last entries on Facebook, day before the shooting:
2/8 'I hope people call me insane..(laughing emojis).. wouldn't that just be a big ball of irony?
'Yeah.I'm insane, but the only thing you people do after these shootings is 'hopes and prayers'.. or 'keep you in my thoughts'... every time... and wonder why these keep happening..'
3/8 This is language commonly used by gun control advocates when they ask for new, stricter gun restrictions. Yes, the shooter was a vet affected by PTSD and he was crazy, nobody is contesting this fact.
Source article: dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6…
Every democrat across the country, running for office or is currently in office, have the same fake message. “we support the #2A”. Of course they are lying. They tolerate #2A or is down right against it. These people are straight up liars and it’s blatantly clear.
You can’t say you believe that gun owners are responsible, but then say that gun owners aren’t responsible enough to own AR-15. Millions of responsible gun owners own tens of millions AR-15s across the country. Yet we have less than 1% of these rifles being use to murder people
Assault weapon is a political term that is used to describe a semi automatic rifle with certain cosmetic features which doesn’t make the gun anymore dangerous. It is not a weapon that is used by a the United States military, it has never been used in a theater of war.
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Carlton and I’m a constitutional conservative. I believe what is best for me, may not be best for others. I use to be a Democrat and a #guncontrol liberal until 3 bullets woke my ass up. In other words, I was a victim of a home invasion.
After being shot, I started to research and invest into the second amendment. From there I was bitten by the #guncollecting bug. I grew my gun collection from a single maverick 88 shotgun to the 25 guns you see in this video. I did this with hard work and determination.
While researching the second amendment and #gunculture as a whole, I became an advocate for both. Becoming a advocate on behalf of #gunowners was met with a onslaught of bashing and criticism. Many of my liberal friends didn’t like my new found hobby, so they distance themselves.
Mass murderers, irresponsible people and racist does not represent gun culture. Anti gun advocates would have you believe that. They would have you think that all gun owners are racist or thugs. We represent freedom of choice and freedom of self defense.
We will not be persecuted simply because we believe in a basic human right of self preservation. Our defense tools and practices aren’t up for debate, interpretation or irrational feelings of overreacting, anti gun public. Our self defense guns are nothing to fear.
Trump: Day 620
-Engaged in "Dubious Tax Schemes"
-Forbes Reports Shrinking Net Worth
-Eric Trump Involved in Stormy Case
-Sz "Scary Time 4 Young Men" in US
-FBI: No Plans 2 Interview Dr. Ford
-Sz Radiation Damage Good 4 You
-Melania Wears $2k Dress in Ghana
Day 725 since Donald Trump admitted to sexual assault — yet he’s still in the Oval Office
Day 577 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
The officer out in Dallas Texas who shot a man inside of is own apartment made a tragic mistake. I don't think she set out to kill this man. In other words, I don't think she murdered him. However she should face the consequences of her actions.
Oh, one more thing. Stop making this into a race and cop issue. I believe if this was a black woman and she wasn't a cop, she would have reacted the same way. This woman made a mistake that part is clear, so she should have her day in court to answer for her actions.
I feel bad for the gentleman that was killed. Everyone should feel safe inside their own home. Your home is your castle. I wish didn't happened. 1 person life has been extinguished, while the other person involved has to live with the guilt of extinguishing that life.
This is why I’ve joined @MomsDemand. my daughter came home from school today anxious about “the lockup drill” because her classroom doesn’t have a closet. A closet for her to hide in in the event of a shooter. She’s 7. She’s fucking 7.
Fortunately I live in DC and we have some of the strictest gun-control laws in the US. But we’re right next to VA and MD and their lax gun laws/loopholes carry consequences here. PLEASE VOTE for #gunsense come November, your neighbors and schools need you to
Here are governors' seats we need to hold or are competitive to flip. Please follow, donate, add them to your RT lists, & if you are local, get involved with their campaigns on the ground. Candidates all through primary elections. #Arizona@dg4az #Colorodo@jaredpolis 3/6
Red flag laws empower law enforcement to petition a judge to temporarily block a person from having guns if they pose a danger to themselves or others. #momsdemand#gunsense
Red flag bills have been introduced or carried over in 25 states and D.C. this year. The ability to remove weapons temporarily from someone who is a threat to themselves or others is critical to our safety.
Red flag laws can help prevent suicide too by reducing access to guns. That is meaningful because suicide makes up nearly two-thirds of gun deaths in this country. And approximately 90% of people who attempt suicide with a gun will die.
If it’s one thing I hate about the current times we are living in, it’s the need for attention. It’s why we have mass shootings and why we’ve seen a spike in school shootings. 24 hour news coverage of these events practically makes the perpetrators demigods. The next shooter
are almost always inspired by the actions of the previous one. We live in a time where one person filmed themselves eating tide pods for attention and no one thought “let me get this person some help” No! They thought “How can I top it” in order to get like and views on Social M.
Now think about why are kids shooting up schools? Hell I won’t even stop there, think about why do people in general commit mass shootings....currently? People are committing murders and are posting it online for the world to see in order to bring attention to themselves.
My thread for gun-ownership and -safety reform. Link to a comprehensive plan at the bottom...
Establish age, mental-health, and registration prerequisites to ownership: Set minimum ownership age to 21 for all weapons except shotguns, which can be purchased at 18. All owners must pass ATF-designed mental-health exam with a locally-designated physician prior to purchase.
For handgun ownership, this must be repeatedly yearly. All owners of handguns must register ownership annually and meet all prerequisites at the time of registration. All sellers must register as dealers annually.
2/ extensively with medicaid, as well as private insurance and military patients; the whole gamut. The system is fundamentally dysfunctional in a way that it promotes the kind negligence resulting in the tragedy at Parkland H.S. @RepDLamborn@SenBennetCO@SenCoryGardner#gunsense
3/ Medicaid only pays for 15 min for a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner to see a patient. In order to survive financially, it becomes necessary for a provider to see 25 or so patients per day, in an assembly line fashion. @RepDLamborn@SenBennetCO@SenCoryGardner#gunsense
Some have expressed outrage this week on how Democrats handled the sexual harassment charges against two of its leaders:
“Dems didn’t call for ousting quick enough!”
“Called for ousting too quickly!”
“It was a GOP hit job!”
“Oust the women, that ousted the man!” (Really?) /1
Some of you have gone as far as saying:
‘We’re going to join a 3rd party!” or “We need a 3rd Party to unite the Nation.” /2
So here is a thread about our Country’s history with 3rd Parties and why forming a 3rd Party to unite us wont help as much as demanding policy that dismantles inequality, institutionalized racism and misogyny /3
Hi, #GunSense crowd? I'd like to help you if I could. Let's take a walk, shall we? Here we go: I am a #2A Defender and #ConcealedCarry advocate - WAIT, DON'T RUN AWAY!!!! - but I would also like to end #GunViolence and promote #GunSafety. You alright!? Still with me? Okay.
The realistic way to do this, while protecting our #2A right to keep & bear arms (#RKBA) is to fix and enforce the gun laws already on the books. There should also be harsher penalties for people who 'lie & try' as well as felons found in possession of a weapon. Still good? Good.
We would also fix the background check system (NICS) - FIX, NOT CHANGE - and we know that teaching small children what to do if they ever come across a gun and promoting gun safety to older children PREVENTS accidents, so we'd like to do that, too.