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December 18th, 2012
01:02 PM ET

Obama vows to prevent more gun tragedies

CNN's Brianna Keilar takes a look at what action President Obama will take on gun control following the shoot in Connecticut.

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  1. Linda Johnson

    Gun control is not what we need, WE NEED SIN CONTROL. Everyone has taken God out of schools and everything else. We need to get back to being "ONE NATION UNDER GOD"

    December 19, 2012 at 9:47 am |
  2. Allan Fairchild


    Just think of a gun that would not fire when someone took it into a school, theater, mall, house of worship, or any public gathering place. This would be a "Smart Gun". A "Smart Gun" is one in which the firing pin would be deactivated when it comes within 100 feet of one of these buildings. We need to require all manufacturers of guns in our country to design such a "Smart Gun". We have Smart phones, why not Smart Guns?

    If we could put a man on the moon, and make all sorts of special electronic devices, why can't we add an automatic jamming device to a gun in order to disable it from firing?

    Buildings would be equipped with transmitters which would activate the receiver in the "Smart Gun" and disable the firing pin. This should save thousands of lives.

    Guns would have to be made in such a way that anyone trying to disable this jamming mechanism, the gun would not work at all. Also, if anyone is caught tampering with a "Safe Gun", there would be an automatic 10 year imprisonment. If a crime is committed with a modified "Safe Gun" they would get life in prison or the death penalty.

    For right now we need to put a ban on the manufacturing and selling of any assault gun or rifle or any high capacity gun magazines.

    Please look into the "Smart Gun" idea. It is a sure way to save lives

    December 18, 2012 at 11:09 pm |
  3. Jim Thomas

    You cannot stop tragedies without taking guns from all people and that will not stop the scumbags of the world.As soon as it happens the only ones with weapons will be police government, andkillers.This is what they want so we the people are under complete control.We have mental institutions for crazy's and this is where they belong.Jim Thomas Phx.Az.

    December 18, 2012 at 6:24 pm |
  4. Geraldine Stanek

    The 2nd ammendment was written by our founding fathers nearly 200 years ago. Think–what kind of arms was used at that period. Did they think of 200 years later what kind of weapons would be made? Did they know what and how they'd be used for? I do think this ammendment is outdated. That periods weapons were basically used for hunting , protection fron Indians and our countries wars.

    December 18, 2012 at 6:01 pm |
  5. Mark Boyle

    Its starting. All the special interest groups quoting various things to justify their positions. I just heard a piece on video games and speculation this might be a cause for these abhorrent situations.

    Wake up America. Check out the rest of the wortld. These games are available and used everywhere.
    Wake up America. There is one Country which has these problems. It is the U.S.A. What is different here? Guns and incredibly easy access to guns, including assault weapons.

    When the American people finally decide to stop this wanton destruction, you will do it. Is that time now?

    I am a Canadian lucky enough to live here in the winter. It is hard for me to stomach what the American people tolerate that the rest of the free world does not.

    December 18, 2012 at 6:00 pm |
  6. Daniel Burkenpas

    We are talking about "Guns" again...What about these!!!
    – Campus killing spree – with a bow and arrow type weapon (Wyoming)…
    – China stabbing spree hurts 22 schoolchildren – World – CBC News…
    A weapon is a weapon!!!...and these sicko's are going to use anything they can get their hands on to hurt people. Terrorist use IED’s and fear!!! That is what is going on right now, and if we don’t characterizes these people as terrorists then shame on us!!!
    So if we concentrate on guns we are doing ourselves an injustice. If we can’t protect ourselves in these places where these people pray on (places where people are vulnerable and more than 99% unarmed) then shame on us again for trying to take away that right.
    We need to reflect on what is going on here…these people are “not afraid” to do these atrocities but they then turn around and “Kill Themselves” because – They "are" AFRAID of the Consequences!!!

    December 18, 2012 at 5:22 pm |
  7. Steve Brown MS CEO


    Just a quick question about the shooting incident. As a Rehabilitation Consultant I also do research on the neural chip and nano chip technology. Has anyone taken a metal detector over the student who did the shooting? My professional opinion is that he was chipped and controlled by his end users. Since the chips have copper wiring to send and receive data it can be detected with a simple metal detector. Unfortunately due to the level of corruption at all levels of government surrounding this technology they are not going to let you see it via MRI's or any other ways.

    They can use V2K which is voice to skull transmissions and depending upon what TYPE of chip, how many chips and the location of the chips they can send images to through his optical nerve. I have over 400 pages of research and 80 pictures and case studies to support it, regardless of the individuals who try to tell you differently.

    Know one ACTS on a violent act without being PROMPTED by something.

    I have created classes I am making available to athletes, students, parent groups, etc to help them understand HOW the technology, who is behind it (Government agencies, private citizens, military personnel, Doctors, nurses, and the common everyday neighbor.)

    Typical of most technology that is suppose to be "NON-Existent" is that they try to discredit the people who try to shed light on the subject matter. You don't need to be a rocket scientist to know exist and how it works. The technology is NOT complicated. It is the intent to harm, murder and commit hate crimes with it that is the most appalling.

    Even if he is chipped. I do not expect them to tell you that! But I think it would be cool if you station could meet with him and take a metal detector over his body and find out for yourself. You can use the same technique with anyone who has been in a mental health facility, prison, taken a flu-shot, blood drawn, etc.

    You will be SURPRISED as to HOW MANY people are injected.

    You have a great show and I appreciate your commitment to excellence when you get on the tube.

    Best Regards

    Steve Brown MS, CEO
    SCB Associates, Inc.

    December 18, 2012 at 4:37 pm |
  8. stp

    Isn't it interesting how many "pro-choice" advocates like our president are suddenly pretending that they care about the lives of children.

    December 18, 2012 at 3:42 pm |
  9. Doug Ericson

    The men who wrote the second amendment did not envision, light weight automatic weapons. The span of over two hundred years, of firearms modernization leaves plenty of room, for current legislative revisions regarding gun laws.

    December 18, 2012 at 3:10 pm |
  10. David Svahn

    Here's an idea to suggest to senators and congressmen who are NRA members AND now, as several have said in the past few days, think tougher gun laws are needed. Get them to urge their congressional colleagues to introduce the needed changes and to repudiate the NRA intransigence. As one said (? Donelly) hunters don't need multi-bullet magazines to hunt.I suggest your personnel with access to these men and women broach this idea.
    David Svahn
    Doylestown, PA

    December 18, 2012 at 1:45 pm |

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