I used to somewhat respect the notion of the 2nd Amendment, and thought it was pointless to even think about removing guns from the general population. That has changed. I’m fully supportive of an Australian style reaction now.
My attitude is simple- the gun nuts had a good run, but now it’s time for the adults to take away their fucking toys. I know it will cause a lot of sads among the rambo cosplay set, but hey, I was bummed when my cylon raider toy was recalled in 1979 and we’ve done ok since lawn darts were banned in 1987, so life will go on.
You want a bolt action rifle? Fine. You want a revolver? Fine. You want a shotgun, Fine. You can have those whne you are over 18, have had a psych eval, aren’t a felon, aren’t a domestic abuser or sex offender, and have passed specific training.
Assault rifles? Fuck off.
50 round magazines? Fuck off.
Bump stocks? Fuck off.
All of it. Fuck right the fuck off.
Anything else, fuck off. You don’t need it.
And don’t start with your but 3d printers will make guns ubiquitous. We’ll fucking ban them, too. And tax the living fuck out of gunpowder. You can’t get your god damned hands on fertilizer in bulk after McVeigh and the first twin towers bombing, we can do the same with the chemicals to make gunpowder. Fuck off.
Start working on your sword skills, 3 percenters.