Thursday, February 19, 2015

Guns on school grounds? Why not?

Members of and others are trying to bring common sense to the State of Wisconsin, in the form of un-criminalizing the driving onto school grounds with your firearm while you are dropping off or picking up your children.

From what I understand, Federal law allows that.

Read the following e-mail message sent by Jeri Bonavia of WAVE - Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort.

Date sent: Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:42:06 - 0500 (EST)
From: "Jeri Bonavia, WAVE - Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort" <>
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Subject: |WAVE ALERT| Gun extremists pushing guns in schools
Mxxxxx -

I just got word that gun rights extremists have launched a full court press on the Legislature, pushing lawmakers to throw open our school gounds to people carrying hidden, loaded guns.

It's beyond reckless. Wisconsin schools should be a safe haven for our kids, not somewhere they're exposed to the lethal threat of loaded firearms on a daily basis.

WAVE is mobilizing an immediate counter-campaign -- and we urgently need your help to compel our lawmakers to keep our schools safe.

Send an urgent message telling your lawmakers to reject any bill that exposes our kids to loaded, hidden guns on school grounds.

Let's stop this in its tracks.

Just read the irrational, emotionally-charged and untrue rhetoric. Is Jeri an idiot?

"gun rights extremists"?
"carrying hidden, loaded guns"?
"exposed to the lethal threat"?

I'd love to have a face-to-face discussion with Jeri, but trying to have a reasonable conversation with her would probably be like trying to negotiate with a drunk.

Sound off and let Jeri know how you feel. Would Jeri really like campuses to be wide-open to the next Adam Lanza? Wouldn't she really want kids to have half a chance of being protected by a law-abiding citizen with a license/permit to carry a concealed and loaded handgun?

What is she so afraid of? Really?

1 comment:

Big Daddy said...

You can't have a reasonable conversation with these people Gus. They are dead set in their notions and nothing, not even fact will change their minds. It's the same thing with Obama supporters. They still think that he is the best President in history. I don't even bother anymore.