On Wednesday my kids' school was put on "lock down," with the kids having to hide under their desks. A gunman was loose in the neighborhood. That night at my synagogue, a congregant carrying a concealed weapon accidentally dropped it and shot his daughter in the foot.
At a party recently a guy was arguing what we Americans really need is more guns. Won't it be fun when we all go around wearing holsters all the time? I certainly plan on wearing mine with a big cowboy hat.
It bothers me to have to share the planet with crazy people.
Now perhaps it is just cos I is from a country where you can't carry concealed weapons - but isn't the safety catch supposed to prevent you from shooting your children when you drop it?
Do you get any sanctions for that kind of thing?
I believe I read no charges were filed against this guy. Why not make a lesson out of him...? No doubt he himself feels bad enough, but there really really ought to be a message sent to everyone. Not a public hanging, but something!
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