Sorry To My Southern Family, But I Think We Should Have Stricter Gun Laws
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Sorry To My Southern Family, But I Think We Should Have Stricter Gun Laws

Times are changing, which means things need to change.

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Growing up in the South, in a very conservative family, everywhere I turn people are screaming about our right to guns and how they should not be taken away from us. Well, I can't help but think about all the lives being taken, because of these guns and why they are so easy to obtain.

I believe we have the right to protect our family, but what about the lives of our future? Why are these guns so easy to get a hold of?

I talked to my manager the other day and he had just gotten his gun license. He said it took him about 15-20 minutes to get it. Are you kidding? People become legal to carry within that short period of time?

There has got to be a change. Don't take our guns away, but stop letting people who misuse them get them. Make people go through proper training. Make people get psychologically checked. Family members included. If there is any indication this person may misuse the gun they shouldn't be allowed to have it.

Private sales of guns should in no way shape or form be legal. This is just screaming for someone to use the gun in a way that it was not intended. Make this illegal and we might just cut down on most of the problems.

I may think a bit differently than most people around me and in my community, but this is a serious thing that needs to be looked at from both sides instead of just one.

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