After the tragedy in Newton, the Gun Control debate may have taken a massive swing. Legal experts say District of Columbia v. Heller, has been of mainly symbolic thus far. As it stand it is illegal for convicts, illegal immigrants and drug addicts to own guns. Laws about unregistered weapon have been upheld as well. However should more be done ? Heller allows for better background checks, enhanced mental health reporting and the types of improvements that can be made to firearms. Should more be done ?
New proposed measures include bans on some kinds of weapons and ammunition. However should it not be mandatory of having to take a gun safety course and a psychological examination in order to poses one of the most dangerous things a person can own ? How many people are hurt or killed through weapon arrogance not just bad intent. A gun safe should also be mandatory so as to keep dangerous weapons away from children.