Do we need truck control?
Deadlier than the truck is the jet plane. Nearly 3,000 people were killed on September 11, 2001 by Islamic terrorists with a plane and some box cutters.
And then there are always the bombs.
The Boston Marathon bomber wounded 264, a suicide bomber at the Manchester Arena last year wounded 250 and the Oklahoma City Bombing (the only non-Islamic terror attack on the list) killed 168 and wounded 680.
Japan knife attack: 19 or more deaths
7-26-2016, CNN -- Former employee of Japanese facility for disabled people turns himself in after killing 19 people with a knife.
Guns are not uniquely lethal. We live in a world filled with extremely lethal objects from chemical compounds, baseball bats to big trucks. We can license and regulate some things. But we can’t regulate everything. Wicked people kill ... the tools they use cannot with out direction. [..snip]
Gun control isn’t a policy. It’s a moral panic. Like prohibition, it’s a xenophobic reaction to a different culture that shares the same country with them. Guns have come to embody a rural conservative culture in the minds of urban leftists. That’s why the “common sense solution” talk quickly gives way to broad denunciations of a “national gun culture”, of “white privilege”, of rural folk “clinging to their Bibles and guns”, of American militarism and toxic masculinity, and of all the things for which guns are merely a symbol to the leftists who hate them. It isn’t guns the left wants to ban... it’s people. More here
Second Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia
The hand-written copy of the proposed Bill of Rights, 1789, cropped to show only the text that ... A View of the Constitution of the United States of America.
Supreme Court makes major ruling on gun rights
27 Jun, 2016, USA Today -- The Supreme Court of the US ruled against two plaintiffs in Voisine v. United States, a case for gun ownership rights. Voisine and Armstrong argued that a federal law that barred them from owning firearms because of misdemeanor domestic violence convictions violated their constitutional rights. In a 6-2 ruling, the court upheld the opinion that domestic violence convictions can result in gun ownership restrictions. Judge Thomas grilled the government's attorney on whether any other constitutional rights could be suspended due to a misdemeanor conviction? More here
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February 21, 2018
Psalm 85:5, 15
1 Peter 1:8
✝️ 2-12-18, Obedience to the Word of God is necessary for a fulfilled & joyful life.
2-2-18, Mankind is God's most precious creation & possession; that's why Jesus came to save us. Isaiah 43:7, John 3:16
EU and Norway to hold urgent meeting
1-29-18, JPost -- The European Union & Norway plan to hold an urgent meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee in Brussels Wed, 1/31/18 to address Palestinian funding crisis.
No one comes to the Father BUT by Jesus
The Pearl gates of New Jerusalem are open - but there's a vetting process - it's easy to pass; repent and trust Jesus? Simple. John 14:6
✝️11-21-17, Our earthly life is but a vapor; its in our best interest to obey God. Eternity is forever.🙏 James 4:14
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