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The Political Account: Right to have guns shouldn't be an absolute

Last week I wrote about the problems we face when examining preventive measures in regard to the horrific acts at the hands of the mentally ill. Acts that have taken the lives of so many — needlessly — to fulfil a message of hate written into their manifestos, drawn with the blood of the innocent.

I left off after briefly touching on where we stand in this society with gun ownership and what limitations should be imposed to prevent the deranged from having access to an instrument that can inflict so much devastation.

The Second Amendment was written with the intent to send a message to any gov...