The Smoking Gun

21 Jun

If today in the 21st century one man with a gun can commit mass murder… then why isn’t a gun considered a weapon of mass destruction?

To say that an archaic amendment to a living constitution, made during a time when the personal weapons of men could not help one commit mass murder, is an incontrovertible right that can never be modified, is equivalent to espousing the notion that the confederate flag, born in a refutation of human value, is now a symbol of honor and freedom among men.

When will America stop embracing dumb-assery… and start embracing humanity within our own borders?

10 Responses to “The Smoking Gun”

  1. ruminationville June 21, 2015 at 4:27 pm #

    Hear, hear to that! Leslie

  2. untermarmot June 21, 2015 at 5:58 pm #

    Your succinct assessment of this problem moved me.
    I always wonder how it could be so easy to box one’s thoughts in such a narrow canyon and be blind to such problems.

  3. jeffgoulding June 21, 2015 at 7:35 pm #

    Very well put. How many more must die?

    • makagutu June 22, 2015 at 6:21 am #

      that answer, my friend, as Bob Dylan would sing, is blowing in the wind

  4. tric June 21, 2015 at 9:11 pm #

    From outside looking in I am amazed at your countries acceptance of guns. I suppose you’re up against big business, and tradition in certain areas.

  5. emmylgant June 21, 2015 at 10:05 pm #

    Not any time soon I’m thinking.

  6. shepwriter June 21, 2015 at 10:32 pm #

    I do not myself use or own guns, however, as ignorant it may seem, I don’t have the heart to take them from my brother who wishes to protect himself with one (my actual brother). Your post has a load of logic I respect.

  7. Lekha murali June 22, 2015 at 1:27 am #

    Amen to that.

  8. jacquelineobyikocha June 22, 2015 at 2:00 am #

    I hope some day soon, human lives will mean much more than those green notes.

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