There's a famous saying that, "Those who fail to learn from the mistakes of the past are doomed to repeat them."
I can't recall the originator - but with recent events in America - and the resulting pathetic rhetoric about political behavior, ignoring the smoking gun/elephant in the room - can America ever shed its historical feudal right to bear arms? Does anyone else think its about time it did?
There really is no need for a civilian to bear arms in the modern USA and despite all the laws - and the impenetrably powerful gun loonie lobby - isn't it about time American politicians grew spines and decided that this really is enough.
A little girl, born on 9/11/2001 lost her most basic and precious right, life itself because another man had the right to carry a gun. Americans you have Megan's law - how about a law to remember this little girl and abandon your primitive right to hold a tool which serves no purpose than to take life.
I note the the people most pro guns are also the most right-wing, pro-Life and pro-God - and if that doesn't prove what an anachronism this law is, I don't know what does.
Good piece that... one of several that this shooting has generated: more than the 100,000 or so take place in America every year.
I'll get back behind me sandbags now.
And I assume you haven't committed any violent felonies of the sort to get you banned from owning them?
I imagine you haven't been through what I would consider a sufficient background check, since I think South Carolina's laws on the subject are a bit loose. I also imagine you'd have no difficulties passing a thorough background check, though, so I have no problems with your little gun stockpile, as long as you keep them locked up and safe from the loonies surrounding you.
*shrug* No complaints.
Just like the Columbine school shooting.