Quantcast
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

On the DISPATCH: Headlines  Local  Opinion

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd ) [ALL INFO CONFIDENTIAL]

About the Author

- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professionally in 2003 on Crazed Fanboy before expanding into other blogs and sites. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) and completed the three years Global University program in Ministerial Studies to be a pastor. To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON

Tags

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Sign up for our Weekly Newsletter



Recent Posts

lab test research laboratory

Can Biological Research Be Conducted Successfully Online?

November 23, 2022, Comments Off on Can Biological Research Be Conducted Successfully Online?

What are the best ideas for Catholic gifts on your Christmas?

November 23, 2022, Comments Off on What are the best ideas for Catholic gifts on your Christmas?

5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community

November 21, 2022, Comments Off on 5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community

Virtual Career Opportunities in the US Job Market for Internationals

November 16, 2022, Comments Off on Virtual Career Opportunities in the US Job Market for Internationals

Getting The Best Online Deals For A Car, Truck, Or SUV

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on Getting The Best Online Deals For A Car, Truck, Or SUV

Is Secularism or Cohabitation Affecting the Success of Your Marriage?

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on Is Secularism or Cohabitation Affecting the Success of Your Marriage?

How to Make Your Mobile Phone More Secure

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on How to Make Your Mobile Phone More Secure

5 Essential Style Tips All Men in their 20s Should Follow

November 14, 2022, Comments Off on 5 Essential Style Tips All Men in their 20s Should Follow

Categories

Archives

At the Movies

Pin It