- First, ban all assault weapons for they are weapons of war and no one should be allowed to purchase or own a weapon of war.
- Second, all handguns and rifles must have tracker chips--this may not need to be any more complicated than the microchips on dogs and cats--it gives an identity and a responsibility to the owner.
mandatory background checks on all firearm purchases. Anyone who has a history of mental instability should be unable to buy any firearm ever. Anyone who is on a terrorist watch list or no-fly list should be unable to buy any firearm ever.
- Make gun control a significant factor in Homeland Security. Let the HSA and the NRA duke it out.
- Make gun control about security and safety--which it is--rather than some antiquated amendment that has been taken way out of context and way out of keeping with the current technology level (hand-loaded musket balls in the 1700s could be reloaded and fired four rounds per minute, while assault rifles can fire 800 rounds per minute).
Assault Rifles Fire 800 Rounds a Minute