Two Tuesday Quotes, Plus Two: Burroughs, Dukakis, Feinstein and Barnes

In memory of the teens shot at Ohio’s Chardon High School.

Opinions vary regarding the degree of gun control needed to ensure a free and safe society so here are four quotes which address the concern. Feinstein’s begs the question of whether we have a fundamental right to “feel safe” and whether not having guns affords that right. In my opinion her quote cannot be supported through constitutional or other logical means. Regardless, the debate will continue.

After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn’t do it. I sure as hell wouldn’t want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.
– William S. Burroughs

I do not believe in people owning guns. Guns should be owned only by the police and military. I am going to do everything I can to disarm this state.
– Michael Dukakis

Banning guns addresses a fundamental right of all Americans to feel safe.
– Dianne Feinstein

Should we have background checks, waiting periods? To drive a car you have to pass a test that shows you know how to drive your car safely, you should have to do the same thing with guns.
– Michael D. Barnes

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