Gun Control: Should the Second Amendment of the Constitution be Updated?
Perhaps there can be some changes to the laws to determine who can own a firearm and what types …show more content…
Richard walks the streets of Tucson carrying a concealed weapon. I asked Richard if he feels there could be some changes to gun laws to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals. Richard was adamant in saying “no changes are needed.” Richard believes the law regarding gun shows and private trading of firearms are “sufficient”, which only requires one to ask if the customer is a prohibited possessor, which covers the vendor’s liability in Arizona.
I also asked Richard if he would agree to a license to purchase firearms that would require firearm safety certification. Richard says he is strongly against any license to purchase firearms, as for the safety course he said “I am not against the idea” and he would support first time gun owners required to take a firearm safety class.
I questioned Richard about strict penalties for gun violations like Boston’s ten year penalty for felons in possession of a firearm. Richard says he believes intentional gun violators such as bank robbers, deserve