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@Ateam1 Not all women take the Plan B pill as a result of consensual sex. Rape victims also take the plan b pill especially if they are too ashamed to report the rape. While yes I have no doubt there are some women out there that will use this as their only form of birth control, the majority of women will only use this for it's intended purpose.2 months ago
While this is a senseless tragedy, and my hearts go out to the victims. There are a few things we need to remember. We should be focusing on the fact that it happened NOT on the fact that a gun was used. Had the shooter used a bomb instead we would not be sitting here discussing gun control right now. The weapon of choice is irrelevant, what is relevant is the fact that someone murdered 27 people.
1. Restricting magazine sizes is really not going to change anything. If a person is trained they can shoot two 10 round magazines just as fast as one 20 round magazine. The size does not matter.
2. Gun safety should begin at home. Parents should take the time out of their day to sit with their children and help them understand what a gun is, what it does, and what not to do with it. Also explain to them at guns are not toys.
3. Guns do not kill, people kill. The shooter woke up and made a conscious decision that he was going to kill people that day. He just happened to have access to a gun. He could have very well chosen to create a bomb, he could have used a knife. The list of weapons he could have used is endless.
4. Video games, music etc is not to blame for this. As a parent it is your job to teach your children that just cause they saw it on a movie, in a game, or heard it on a song does not mean that it's ok. Teach them the difference between entertainment & make believe, and the real world.6 months ago