A daring stand
Kudos to Mark Smith, proprietor of native Midas retailers, for his tv advert featured in a latest Jeff Schapiro column on gun violence in Richmond. Smith took a daring stand on a hot-button situation in our nation.
The unfavourable backlash may have an effect on Smith’s enterprise and security. Extra voices ought to hold forth on eliminating semi-automatic weapons with high-capacity journal clips.
I additionally help the Second Modification proper to bear arms, primarily for self-protection. However mass shootings have gotten too frequent in our colleges, church buildings, grocery shops and different locations the place giant teams of individuals collect.
In 1994, Congress handed gun legal guidelines banning the manufacturing and gross sales of sure semi-automatic weapons. It was in impact till it expired 2004.
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The AR-15 is the weapon of alternative in mass shootings. Congress ought to think about re-enacting the ban on the acquisition of those sorts of weapons.
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