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Rep. Devin Nunes
Sen. Dianne Feinstein
February 10, 2013
Due to the recent shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school, there have been allot of new gun law proposals that are being brought up. I fully believe in our constitution and feel that these proposals are unlawful. In all honesty guns are not the problem.
Guns are an inanimate object not capable of any thought. However the person holding the gun is capable of thought. So the blame should fall on the human, not the gun. Now a sane human is not going to go shooting people out of spite. On the other hand a person who has legitimate mental problems might go out and do this. This is the real problem and this is what we should be focusing our attention on, not the guns.
We need to study the human brain more to find out the reasons why these people do these horrific acts of violence, and we need to discover proper treatments to help them. Also we need to stop demonizing these people. We need to realize that it isn't their fault they were born with mental problems. Instead we should strive to help them overcome their problems with love, compassion and proper treatment because they are our fellow men and women.
I have heard from people who have had personal experiences in psychiatric treatment facilities, and these places sound terrifying. We need to fix this so that instead of being afraid of these places, mentally unstable people will feel safe and welcomed there. This would be beneficial not only for the patients, but for the care takers as well.
Thank you for taking the time to read this message.
Fresno , CA