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Change US gun laws so that they protect the people

Petition published by Damien Beech on Aug 24, 2012
45 Signatures 
Target: The Governors of the United States of America

Petition Background (Preamble):

United States firearm laws need to be changed as they no longer protect the people. There are over 40,000 firearm related incidences every year in the US, 23% of which are intentional homocides.

Going on a per 100,000 inhabitants:
America has 3.0 intentional homocides ever year; compared to
UK (0.073)
Germany (0.2)
Australia (0.1)

How many more innocent people need to be killed before the US government realises something needs to change?

Yes, I'm aware the guns don't kill people, people kill people but guns make it easier for people to kill people which is what they are doing.

If people who actually needed firearms had them and were licensed to have them then America would be a whole lot safer then it currently is.

But No, ANYONE can go and buy a gun "for their own protection"....protection from what? other people with guns? Can you see where i'm going? Not everyone needs a gun which would mean not everyone would need a gun to protect themselves.

The Law as it stands is now working against itself and doing the complete opposite of what it was designed to do.

Every 1 in 1.5 Americans possess a firearm, surely not everyone of those people is in the right frame of mind to hold such weapons.

Less guns = less massacres, less homocides, safer America.

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Petition:

We, the undersigned, call on the United States Government to amend current firearm laws so that they will again protect the people and no longer put the lives of Americans and the wider global community at risk.

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