Ban Bullets? No. Find Fathers? Yes.
We don’t need to ban bullets. We need to find fathers, champion them, and encourage — demand — they step up and be fathers.
Rather than promote populist anti-gun policies, which is the easy thing to do but the least likely to produce a positive result, let’s get back to promoting family. Fathers matter.
When violence occurs, some are quick to blame poverty and lack of employment and opportunity.
But lack of money and employment are symptoms of a disease; lack of fathers.
Guns are also blamed and gun control advocated, but guns are just a tool used by a violent individual.
By the time a young man — disproportionately, it is young men — lets the bullets fly, he has been on the wrong path for some time.
Some of the toughest gun control cities in the U.S. have the most violent crime. The reason is obvious. The gun isn’t the actual problem.
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