The Importance Of Guns In Social Media

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I don’t post a lot on social media this is mainly due to the fact that I don’t see the need to shout my opinions, post kitschy food videos, or tell the whole world what I’m doing, but with the recent school shooting making a resurgence of political content on my social media I feel it has come time for my opinions to be heard. I may offend some people and in advance I apologize; however, I think that I need to address what has been on my mind for a while now.
First of all, let me preface this by saying in my utopia there would be no guns; however, I recognize the importance of guns to some people and accept that as a fact that I am unable to change. I also recognize the importance of guns in the unperfect world we live in, for instance, guns used in war (what wars we are in is a separate issue I would rather not talk about), self-defense, etc. The problem is that there seems to be an ever-increasing issue of people going and killing innocent people such as the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Now some people have been saying that we need more gun control to fix the issue of school shootings, and although I believe that gun control has some merit and does need to have some form of implementation I don’t believe it fixes the underlying issue. Gun
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