Published On: Thu, Jan 17th, 2013

White House releases a couple of letters from kids on gun control

Wednesday the White House released handwritten letters to the President from some of the children who will be at the White House when President Obama unveils his plan to prevent gun violence.  The kids offer their own ideas on gun control — ideas that go significantly further than the President’s plan. (See a few of the copies below)

Future Children Project

Future Children Project

Eight-year-old Grant from Maryland, writes the President, “there should be some changes in the law with guns.  It’s a free country, but I recommend there needs be [sic] a limit with guns.”

Grant’s ideas:  ”Please don’t let people own machine guns or other powerful guns like that. I think there should be a good reason to get a gun. There should be a limit about [sic] how many guns a person can own.”

“Even though I am not scared for my own safety, I am scared for others,” writes Eleven-year-old Julia from Washington, DC.  ”My opinion is it should be very hard for people to buy guns.”

Julia continues:  ”I beg you to work very hard to make guns not allowed, not just for me, but for the whole United States.”

Ten year-old Taejah is less specific. “I am very sad about the children who lost their lives in Conn.,” he writes. “So I thought I would write to you to STOP gun violence. Thank you, Mr. President.”

letter to President Obama from Grant on gun control

letter to President Obama from Julia on gun control

letter to President Obama from T on gun control

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