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Guns by Mind Map: Guns

1. Mass Shootings

1.1. Mother of victim at sandy hook elementary, confuses on how she feels less worried dropping her other child at the school with arm-guards around.

1.2. Amardeep Kaleka, son of Satwant Singh Kaleka who had been shot five times while wresting a gunman in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

2. Arm-guards

2.1. Colin Goddard, who survived the Virginia Tech shooting, said he understood the desire to protect children, but he didn't understand why arming guards is the go-to solution. "I just don't understand why the first idea put forth is something that might help at the last second," he said, to massive applause from the audience. "We can do things in advance to keep a dangerous person and a gun from coming together in the first place."

2.2. The government also want to enforce the laws we already have and also be more strict with background checks

2.3. The Firearms Freedom Act FFA declares that any firearms made and retained in-state are beyond the authority of Congress under its constitutional power to regulate commerce among the states.

3. Second Amendment

3.1. Dec 1971, Bill was passed

3.2. The Supreme Court of the United States first ruled in 2008 that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to possess and carry firearms

3.3. 1791: The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified. The amendment reads: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

4. Background Checks

4.1. "The NRA is not against background checks," Froman said. "We support making sure they are enforced. We're not supporting more background checks of law-abiding citizens."

4.2. "There's a lot of common ground," Sandra Froman, a member of the NRA board of directors and a former president of the group, said at the town hall. "We don't want people who are insane to have guns, we don't want terrorists to have guns. Part of this national dialogue is coming together."

4.2.1. After meeting with so many senators, so many gun proponents and gun control advocates, it seems like they're recycling the same jargon all the time," he said, explaining his reason for the question. "So I was just hoping, let's get to the common ground." The panel included National Rifle Association board members, the president of the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence, law enforcement representatives and other participants voicing viewpoints across the spectrum.