> Irresponsible adults.
> Whether we are pro-gun or against guns, the adult who keep these
> guns on the bureau or kitchen table are just as responsible for
> the killing of innocents as the child who shot the gun.
> Can we agree on this issue?
> Jill (BT)
I am in complete agreement with you on this, Jill. If we hold bartenders
responsible for giving a patron "one too many" drinks and then causing an
accident, I don't see why we can't hold parents or other adults responsible
for allowing a child, who commits a violent crime, to gain possession of the
Perhaps then these parents or other adults will have second thoughts about
being more responsible.
It is sad that we should have to legislate something like this, but almost
all laws are to ensure adherence and responsibility when individuals do not
take the responsibility themselves.
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