An Open Letter to the United States of Guns

in shooting •  2 years ago 

An Open Letter to the United States of Guns

A broken father, with tears streaming down his face
“I sent my daughter to school, she was supposed to be safe”
But on the open fields of Douglas High, we see
Bleeding candles and the empty, fearful eyes of
Students. Teachers. Parents. Friends.
Not knowing the answer to the question
“Will this ever end?”

We blame the legislation, blame the NRA
Hoping to make a change, not just for display
But then we see headlines like
“Trump protestors arrested on Mass Avenue”
Which makes us wonder–
Does Trump really know what mass shootings do?
They rip families apart, shatter the hearts of millions
Yet he still believes we should put guns in the the hands of civilians.

The Second Amendment, GOP’s pride
Repeating, the same old rhetoric, with zero respite–
“Guns don't kill people; people do”
But guns make it easier for the people who do.
Don’t you think it’s funny how
You can’t purchase Corona cans when you're 18 but
without much trouble, obtain an AR-15?

To all the politicians out there–save your tweets!
We don’t need your thoughts and prayers
We need policies and change instead.
So revise your gun laws, rewrite your history books
Before another school become the next Sandy Hook.

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"You can’t purchase Corona cans when you're 18 but
without much trouble, obtain an AR-15?"

Sums it all it in one sentence.

The irony. :/

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You can also go to war at 18. WTF is the point in that? Feel free to commit murder under the cover of freedom but when you get home, no drinking and you can't own a hand gun.

I couldn't agree more!

Precisely! Times have changed - so should the legislation!

I just dont understand the need to shoot 600+ rounds per minute. You just need one bullet only to kill something. ONE!

Exactly! And the problem here is that there are way too many ARs that are out there, which makes it so much harder for any form of legislation to work :(

Sure thing. I'll gladly hand over my "Assault" rifle. Just let me know when you have convinced every criminal to turn in theirs. Oh and we need to dump cars, beer and cigs, they kill even more people than a fire arm.


We've got to start somewhere. Cars will soon be driven by robots, so no problems there and those who choose to poison themselves should be able to do so - just not on the governments dime for healthcare :P But from where I sit, I see a lot of criminals who end up shooting each other, but somehow the "legal" guns seem to be the ones ending up in the news, taking out innocent lives for reasons truly only known by the gunman? Does the false flag headline allude to a mentally ill teenager being operated by a bigger operation? conspiracy theory? Im not sure I quite understand.....wait, what did Trump do when we werent looking? HA. that was a joke. ill end this on a light note :)

Go look up Tyranny and ask the countries that were effected by it how they did in the end. Start with Germany. #getwoke

Do you really think your government will turn on you in the near future?

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