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Shazam July 25th, 2015 9:25pm

After watching this video, would you support mandatory background checks and psychological testing for first time purchasers of handguns?

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cowboy Dog Father
07/27/15 7:10 am

There's a lot of questions, against guns, from you Liberals today. Did you all get a script?

07/27/15 7:57 pm

Usually means it was in some sort of news media. Americans, liberals especially, decide what to be outraged about based on what the pundits are rabble rousing about the week.

knetzere Illinois
07/27/15 5:36 am

I don't see how this has anything to do with firearms

07/26/15 6:36 am

And a safety class including range time

dxstap Bloomington, Indiana
07/25/15 5:04 pm

If the background checks for many of the recent shootings were properly done then they would not have legally obtained guns.
Passing more laws that don't get implemented won't help.

KudosToYou California
07/25/15 3:32 pm

Background checks and a waiting period, not so sure about psychological testing.
Should incentivize firearms training.

voc I am...what I am
07/25/15 3:27 pm

Umm... That's not mental illness, that's a bad trip. Drugs are bad, mmkay?

Praetorianus Fair enough.
07/25/15 3:05 pm

Pot won't do this. If it's drugs it could be LSD, meth or coke.

rons Thanks America
07/25/15 3:07 pm

Saying pot makes me feel good.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
07/25/15 2:36 pm

What I'm seeing here is probably an extreme drug horror trip. What's that got to do with gun violence? If you want to screen out all druggies and crazies, you'd have to make background checks for much more than guns. A lot can be used as a weapon.

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
07/25/15 2:53 pm

PRAE - could be drugs, could be acute psychosis, could be demon possession. Two of those would be picked up with testing. As far as the "other weapons" go, how about we just limit it to anything that can kill or severely injure consistently at a

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
07/25/15 2:54 pm

Distance or 50 feet? Would probably mean you'd need similar testing 1st time to buy bows, spears, and ninja stars. I'd be cool with that personally.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
07/25/15 3:04 pm

Or cars. You can barrel into a crowd. You can make a point for background checks but I suspect most people are normal when they buy the gun and craze out later. Watching a helpless unarmed woman having a freakish seizure just isn't a good example.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
07/25/15 3:05 pm

Why didn't you choose something with a gun? Maybe this footage:

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
07/25/15 3:07 pm

Nope. Can't kill a person with a car from fifty feet. Doesn't qualify.