The Old Lie   5 comments

This Charles French posting was reblogged to me, now I’m reblogging it to my followers. It’s long past the time to stop the badness! — kenne

charles french words reading and writing

Please, in the name of the victims of the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, let us begin to do something to change the national insanity of gun deaths.

Stop with the old lie — “guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” It is illogical, fallacious, wrong, and stupid. Guns are weapons and are designed to expel bullets that are intended to kill. That is their purpose. That is why they exist.

Guns kill people.

Guns are not used to make paintings; they are not used to drive screws into wood; they are not made to make omelets; they are not created to write letters; and they are not aimed at making sculptures.

Guns are made to kill. That is their purpose.

The United States has a history of gun ownership based on the 2nd Amendment. As  I would say to my students, please do a close reading, parse…

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Posted February 22, 2018 by kenneturner in Information

5 responses to “The Old Lie

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  1. Thank you for the reblogging!

  2. Fears that need to be something that puts holes in other human beings are not of a very high caliber.

  3. Every dayI am faxing several sandy hook children’s names to McSally……They are forever six or seven years old

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