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Petitioning Certification for Gun Ownership

Petition to Restrict Firearms from people intending to do harm

18
Supporters

According to national crime statistics, in 2012 there have been more mass shootings in the USA then ever before.  Additionally, 80% of all mass shootings were perpetrated with firearms purchased legally.  Something must be done to restrict firearms from those intending to do harm to other people. Imagine if we could have stopped those 80% of shootings from occurring. That is what I aim to stop with my petition. If we all continue to sit by and do nothing different with the gun laws, then we all have a share of the blame for not stopping the violence.

Remember that owning a firearm is a RIGHT by the 2nd Amendment, but it is also a PRIVILEGE.  A privilege that must be protect by keeping firearms from those that would commit evil acts.

Letter to
Certification for Gun Ownership
According to national crime statistics, in 2012 there have been more mass shootings in the USA then ever before. Additionally, 80% of all mass shootings were perpetrated with firearms purchased legally. Something must be done to restrict firearms from those intending to do harm to other people. Imagine if we could have stopped those 80% of shootings from occurring. That is what I aim to stop with my petition. If we all continue to sit by and do nothing different with the gun laws, then we all have a share of the blame for not stopping the violence.

Remember that owning a firearm is a RIGHT by the 2nd Amendment, but it is also a PRIVILEGE. A privilege that must be protect by keeping firearms from those that would commit evil acts.

I'm asking that Congress to pass a law requiring the following; I want to require that all new gun owners be certified as "stable" & not intending to do harm to people before they can purchase a gun AND re-certification every three years by a certified psychologist. I don't want my rights to be restricted by a blanket law telling me what firearms I cannot own, but I do want to keep firearms out of the hands of people intending to do harm to others (with the exception of self-defense).

Thank you.