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School shootings…. and common sense

June 3, 2018

….it was late when I heard the knock on the cabin door and I was more than a little surprised because no one ever ‘stops over’ this late unless it was an emergency. However I didn’t hesitate to answer it because like every other person living out in the wilderness we were almost always armed. This time it was a stranded motorists that saw my lights from the highway and not a neighbor in need. For those of us living so far from civilization it is just a mater of common sense to carry a firearm as we go about our daily life because one never knows when a bear or stranger may come looking to do us harm.

There are some people who have their head screwed on right and there are those that think letting their son wear a dress to school and play the FPS game “Active shooter” for hours on end is a good way to raise him… I mean her or whatever. We may not be able to stop parents from raising their child as a potential terrorists but we can do things to protect the ones brought up with morals and common sense.

New online FPS game ‘Active shooter’, where you kill children and adults in school

I used to think Alaska was the only state that got it right when it came to firearm laws but a few days ago I listened to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott when he unveiled a slate of policy and legislative changes dealing with firearms and though a staunch advocate of my second amendment rights I think the Governor is on the right path to stop school shootings in Texas.

The Governor’s plans include; adding school marshals plus allowing teachers who are licensed to carry firearms go through training to be armed while in school, state courts that must report people “mentally unfit to have a gun” more quickly by tightening that deadline to 48 hours from the current 30 days and ‘hardening schools’ with fewer entrances and an active shooter alarm system.

Even the Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick commented on the school shooting issue by stating that the vast majority [of psychologists and psychiatrists] will tell you violent video games leads the children who play them to become numb to violence, to have less empathy to their victims and be more aggressive.

I just do not understand

how any company could survive

after it offered a game

where you go into a school

and get points

for

killing people.

 

One Comment leave one →
  1. June 4, 2018 2:10 pm

    You’re spot on, as usual, Pete!

    Liked by 1 person

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