Gun control not answer

I am writing to express my thoughts on the subject of gun control. Even though I am sorry for the tragedy in Connecticut, I do not believe stricter gun control laws are the answer. If an individual is determined to do something, they will do it by any means in their power.

I also feel the mental health system in this country needs fixed. But by the same token, if someone does not want help with their mental illness, it does no good.

Punishing responsible gun owners for the acts of people who choose to act irresponsibly is like punishing responsible drivers for the acts of irresponsible ones.

I guess I don’t know what the answer is to stopping tragedies like the one in Connecticut. If I did I’d be a genius.

Brad Hartford

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