President Barack Obama unveiled what is being called the most ambitious gun control agenda in decades on Jan. 16 and Patch readers haven't stopped debating the issue since. Check out what your neighbors are saying.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The president unveiled a sweeping number of proposals Wednesday designed to curb gun violence. What do you think?
President Obama on Wednesday unveiled what is being called the most ambitious gun control agenda in decades, initiating 23 separate executive actions aimed at curbing what he called “the epidemic of gun violence in this country,” according to The Washington Post. According to the White House fact sheet, Obama’s plan includes: Michigan political reaction came quickly: Gov. Rick Snyder released the following statement: "It's a dialogue that's happening in earnest at the federal level. In Michigan, we are looking at the issue of violence from a holistic approach, examining the multiple causes and root of the problem. That's why I have ordered a multi-departmental assessment of the state's services and needs regarding at-risk children, school…
Monday, January 14, 2013
We do need to do better by our citizens who are diagnosed with a mental illness. Limiting their rights is not the way to go about this. Creating a database would be catastrophic.