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Monday, October 05, 2015

Mayors seek federal gun debate

U.S. Conference of Mayors meets in Baltimore

BALTIMORE —Baltimore's mayor wants the presidential candidates to talk more about the gun debate, which will be one of the focal points of the U.S. Conference of Mayors that the city is hosting this weekend.

Some of the presidential candidates are talking about guns, but maybe not the way Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants them to. As president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, she's hoping for a different dialogue.

Hosting more than 30 mayors from New York City to Plano, Texas, this weekend, Rawlings-Blake said the group should call for the presidential candidates to support what she calls common sense gun legislation.

"One of the things we are talking about is when someone applies to get a gun and is rejected that that information is shared with the city, the state and the federal governments," Rawlings-Blake said.



Anonymous said...

She is a great person to be talking about gun control. could not have picked a greater spokesperson. Just let them riot

Anonymous said...

Better yet how can she even utter the words "common sense" when she has none either common of just plain sense.

lmclain said...

Oh yeah.
That's what all Americans want -- a national data base. Maybe we can throw in lists of everyone who DOES have any kind of gun, so when people move from state to state, the new state can run their names and confiscate what used to be legal guns. And THEN, you will convicted of a "gun crime", which will then be used to bar you from possessing any guns for the rest of your life.
There is ONLY ONE reason for ANY of these "new" laws -- the slow but sure elimination and confiscation of all guns. Piece by piece, inch by inch, step by step.
Honest, law-abiding gun owners don't do mass shootings or shoot anyone that doesn't deserve it, so who is the target of these "new" laws??? It is NOT criminals.
More drivel from people who want to lead those who NEED leading.
Keep cheering.
Just don't come by yourself to my house, Don't expect me to register anything, report how much and how many, or surrender anything YOU don't like. And I am NOT alone, by far......

Anonymous said...

Sounds very similar to what the Nazis did in the 1930's.

Anonymous said...

Look what Maryland's gun control has done for Baltimore. NOTHING.

Anonymous said...

what a lovely location for America's Mayors to congregate

Anonymous said...

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

Debate concluded.