Skip to comments.Will Gun Control Solve Our Problems?
Posted on 03/09/2018 6:22:19 PM PST by TaxPayer2000
After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, mainstream media began pushing for gun-control reforms. Is this the solution to Americas problems?
By Stephen Flurry March 8
After 17 people died from a school shooting in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, cnn sponsored a town hall discussion for those affected by the shooting. The televised event on February 21 put several students from the high school up on a stage. cnn named the event Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action and promoted it as if it were an open forum for community discussion. In reality, it was an advocacy event for gun confiscation.
Brandon Minoff, an 18-year-old student who attends Stoneman Douglas, was quoted in an article at the Daily Caller saying that the media immediately politicized the tragedy. It seems that gun-control laws is the major topic of conversation rather than focusing on the bigger issue of 17 innocent lives being taken at the hands of another human, he said.
Minoff also told Fox News that the entire day after the shooting cnn was interviewing gun experts and specialists to brainwash the audience that gun control is a necessity.
He also revealed how they are using teenagers to promote their anti-gun agenda: They even have an army of my classmates trying to persuade other students that guns are unnecessary and should be illegal.
The same day as the town hall meeting, cnn further exposed its bias by tweeting:
cnn wanted people to know about all of the lawmakers who didnt vote for a ban on assault weapons. It even revealed all of their ratings from the National Rifle Association, because, from its perspective, Republicans and the nra are the ones responsible for the tragedynot the demon-possessed mass murderer!
Some Republicans and youth spoke up against this biased agenda during the town hall discussion. But they, along with nra spokeswoman Dana Loesch, were shouted down for most of the evening.
I was astounded by a statement made by 17-year-old student Cameron Kasky. Kasky told Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, Its hard to look at you and not look down the barrel on an AR-15 and not look at Nikolas Cruz .
Here was a teenager equating his states United States senator to a mass murderer! The crowd cheered. And the moderator said nothing. None of the adults in the room challenged the teenager.
The day after the cnn gun-control pep rally, we learned about all of the missed opportunities law enforcement officials had to prevent the teenage psychopath from carrying out the atrocity.
During the town hall meeting, Sheriff Scott Israel clearly positioned himself on the side of the leftist gun-control advocates. According to Israel, 19-year-olds shouldnt be able to purchase rifles. He also said that what would help law enforcement agencies prevent massacres like this is more power from the federal government.
National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch challenged the sheriff. Why didnt he use the power he already had to stop the tragedy? There were so many red flags! This was a killer who bragged online about becoming a professional school shooter. He had threatened the lives of fellow students. He had brought weapons to school. Law enforcement officials visited the killers home dozens of times before the tragedy because of the many complaints and disturbances. And you couldnt pull this guy off the streets? Loesch asked. Thirty-nine visits did not meet that standard? Thirty-nine visits, assaulting students, assaulting parents, taking bullets and knives to schooldid that not meet that standard?
This is what Im talking about, she said. We have to follow up on these red flags!
The Broward County law enforcement officials had all the power they needed to lock up this monster! The sad truth is that something actually could have been done before this shooting. But nothing was, except a few slaps on the wrist.
And now we know that the police also had firepower onsite while the mass shooting was happeningbut the armed deputy on duty waited outside the school until the massacre was over!
According to Sheriff Israel, the deputy was absolutely on campus through this entire event, but he never entered the building, despite knowing there was an active shooter on campus.
After this startling revelation, Sheriff Israel told reporters he was devastated and sick to his stomach by the deputys inaction. He said that the deputy definitely should have confronted the killer.
What amazes me is that for eight years during the Obama administration, the major media attacked local law enforcement agencies time and again for what they viewed as excessive force or maybe racial profiling.
And here we have clear negligence on the part of local and federal law enforcement agenciesbefore, during and after this unspeakable tragedyand now the media are busy defending law enforcement even as they trash Republicans and the nra.
In her recent article, Amazing Breakthrough to Reduce Mass Shootings, Ann Coulter wrote about why the fbi could have easily missed the many red flags on Nikolas Cruz. The fbi has millions of people on its watch list, thanks, in part, to millions of unvetted immigrants who are streaming into America.
Almost half of all mass shootings since 2000 have been committed by first- and second-generation immigrants, Coulter wrote. Two of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history, at Virginia Tech in 2007 and at the Pulse Nightclub in 2016, were committed by first- and second-generation immigrants. The rest of the mass shootings are generally committed by young American men with mental disorders. Coulter continued (emphasis added):
But even the most efficient organization would have trouble keeping track of the Nikolas Cruzes when our immigration policies require approximately one third of the country to be constantly watching another third of the country.
These facts, however, do not faze the activists who seemed to be obsessed with repealing Americas Second Amendment. During the town hall meeting, a history teacher from Stoneman Douglas called into question the wisdom of Americans right to bear arms. The history teacher! Shes the one teaching these left-wing teens about Americas Bill of Rights.
The Founding Fathers thought this amendment was so important that they put it secondright after the amendment that protects free speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly and freedom of religion!
Notice what my father said concerning the Second Amendment in his booklet America Under Attack:
The Second Amendment in the U.S. protects the peoples right to bear arms, but for what? If you listen to the left, you would never know. To hear them talk about it, its purpose is so Americans can go out and shoot deer.
That isnt the reason for the Second Amendment at all. The main point was to protect the citizens from government tyranny. The government might decide to take over, and if you dont have guns or something to defend yourself, what are you going to do (unless you have Gods protection)?
A history teacher should know this! As my father asks, Why wont the radical liberals mention that? Why wont they mention this history? The radical left often responds to this history by saying, Oh please, that could never happen. The government could never become so corrupt! But as my father brings out, Government tyranny is routine in human history.
Americas Founding Fathers were not ignorant of this history. They established this nation on the belief that the freedom of individuals should be maximized, and that they should control the government and not the other way around. That is why they established the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, including the Second Amendment. Do our young people remember and understand the sacrifices it took to obtain the freedoms we enjoy today?
How many American adults even know about this history anymore?
In a Key of David program from over 10 years ago, my father explained the root cause of mass shootings:
Human nature is the problem. God says its human nature that must be changed; that is the problem. Its not getting rid of some guns, and even if you did that, if everybody were told to turn in their guns, the bad guys wouldnt turn in theirs, would they? No, that presents quite a dilemma when you think about it.
The same Founding Fathers who established the Second Amendment also knew that freedom would not be preserved unless the American people held fast to religion and morality. They understood that people owning guns to protect themselves from government tyranny was not the main factor that would keep them free. They knew that Americans would only be free as long as it held to the principles of biblical morality.
Human nature and the god of this world (2 Corinthians 4:4) are the cause of all the evil that we see in this world, and the solution is to get back to Gods law! That is the only way out. Gun control is not going to solve the problem. Mans evil nature needs to be changed.
If you would like to learn more about this subject, you can listen to my recent Trumpet Daily Radio Show podcast or request a free copy of my fathers booklet America Under Attack.
If they’d have taken M16s away from the Roman soldiers, no one would have been murdered.
Gun control would certainly solve the Progressives’ problem of non-Progs having the ability to defend themselves from the armed Civil Service workers that the Progs would use to enslave us.
And as they were forced onto the trains to the death camps they cried “Why did we let the leftists take our guns? They are not happy with just killing us, they kill our children too!”
Let’s just repeal freedom.
The liberal slow creep will get us there in the end, too.
Its time to stop pretending the loss of liberty will make us safer.
Because we deserve neither if this continues the way its headed.
SHAME ON THOSE AR 15S
FOR WHAT HAPPENED AT THE PARKSIDE SCHOOL
PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT POLICIES FAILURES THEY
MUST BE HIDDEN
The inability to counter this perverted (they call progressive) agenda created by the democratic party ( in name only) has its goose stepping adherents in the media left make it up as guns and the NRA garbage through their swill mills. When it should be contested by GOP state and federal legislators who should be demanding investigative hearings exposing policy failures
DONT MENTION THIS
Besides examining the conduct and arrangements of the Broward county sheriff’s dept performance failures. A dramatic reduction in disciplinary incidents at Parkside were reported after the selection of Obamas Chicago friend as school superintendent occurred which was publicly acclaimed.
Because that school district was receiving large grant money from Obamas Attorney General because of those results. That many critics claimed encouraged criminal activity. Which should require Trump Administration US Attorney General beside find out why when the FBI knew that Cruz who should not been able to purchase weapons did. And review these grant programs instituted by the previous Obama administration.
Sources for the formulation of this report come from postings from newspaper and television stations placed in the news aggregation web site Free Republic by volunteers during the period of Feb 14th to the 25th .
The original sources are linked in these postings
This event would not have happened if they had Obama control.
Of course it will. The same way communism solves inequality.
Gun control would certainly improve our marksmanship. And that could solve some problems.
Guess what would have happened if the British had succeeded in stripping our patriots of their muskets.
Kennesaw, GA says, just the opposite.
Of course gun control will help! Look how the Controlled Substances Act helped, along with asset forfeiture and no-knock raids!
It just won’t help how you think, or who you think, right?
PANIC PANIC , PASS A BILL
Only a Socialist dictatorship and the extermination of all Conservatives and Caucasians will save the country. /MSM
In a word, no.
Unless you are among the terminally stupid, and haven't heard of the old affliction, "You can't fix 'stupid!"
In which case you will die stupid, no matter how young or how old you are when you die.
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