stop domestic gun violence in the home

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Hello my names is leilani Rodriguez, I live in Fresno California . On Jan 5th 2017 I had been given the worst news of my life.

In Nassau County two lives were lost tragically related to a domestic abuse issue and the use of a legal  handgun.    My best friend Melinda Sue Lein was killed with a handgun  by her nephew and then immediately after he killed  himself with the same legal  weapon.  The  autopsy report indicated that he had drugs  and alcohol in his system . He was clearly out of his mind when he killed her and himself. He was  licensed to carry a weapon on his person.

  I believe strongly in the second amendment the right to bear arms however there should be safety measures in place to protect the welfare of the individual who conceals a weapon from acting  in an irrational manor related to drugs and psychological issues. There is also a legal obligation to protect citizens in this case family members who are involved in a domestic abuse and  struck in the cross fire.

My concern is  why doesn't Florida have   laws protecting citizens  against individuals  who can carry a weapon legally and  may   have issues  with substance abuse or  major psychiatric issues?.

I am asking a review of the current gun laws  related to the execution of permits that  allow individuals to carry  concealed weapons. I am asking for safety screening  measures to be in place such as periodic review of gun carriers with  drug and psychological testing to ascertain wether these  individuals  are abusing drugs or have severe mental or domestic violence issues.  

If screening measures had been in place just maybe my best friend may still be alive. This will not bring back my best friend but it may save an alternate  family from suffering from the devastation of  gun violence related  to poor assessments and lack of periodic reviews  

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