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View Diary: Activists rallying at the White House to push Obama to seek tougher stance on gun control (242 comments)

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  •  you're half right (0+ / 0-)

    Criminals are already banned from owning guns.  And if a person has been determined to be mentally ill, they too can't own a gun.  So the solution here is to put the gun makers out of business.

    •  No, mentally ill people buys guns every day. (0+ / 0-)

      There is no systematic control on these transactions.

      Also, private citizens have no means to determine who or what they have for purchasers.

      Sounds good enough for you:

      Criminals are already banned from owning guns.  And if a person has been determined to be mentally ill, they too can't own a gun.
      But that's not how it works. These measures have to be implemented and supported. Today, they are not.

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