Redding Kids Ask for 'Gun Laws That Make Sense'

In preparation for Hartford's March for Change on Feb. 14 to rally for the passing of "safer gun laws," some of Redding's youngest residents spoke out in YouTube videos.


Some of Redding's youngest residents are asking their parents to help enact gun laws that make sense.

In two videos recently posted to YouTube, the kids are asking for support of the Feb. 14 March For Change rally, which is being held in Hartford to ask for "the enactment of safer gun legislation" in Connecticut, according to the rally's website.

In a video posted to YouTube on Jan. 16, the kids say it doesn't make sense that 700 people have been killed by guns in the United States since last month's tragedy in Newtown.

"Are you kidding me," one child asks.

"You teach us not to fight. You teach us common sense," the kids say. "But where is your common sense?"

"We want gun laws that make sense," they say. "What are you going to do about it?"

The rally is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. on the north steps of the State Capitol, overlooking Bushnell Park.

Charlie January 25, 2013 at 01:55 PM
I'm all for improving child safety, but using your kids as props in a highly-political message just seems wrong, no matter what side of the debate you're on.
Just plain wrong January 25, 2013 at 02:34 PM
The clear agenda here is to tug at your heart strings in an effort to outlaw all guns. Why don't these parents post videos of their kids saying rape is bad or child porn is bad?
Alethiologist January 25, 2013 at 04:58 PM
And where are the 54 million children aborted (by liberals who now want your guns) since Roe V Wade 40 years ago?
Thomas Paine January 25, 2013 at 11:41 PM
Or that smoking pot downstairs while I am upstairs is bad. Or that profiling of any type is bad including gun owners. I am sorry, but March for Change gave up the mantle of being in favor of "sensible" when they fully backed the long-time gun-grabbing agenda of Ron and CAGV. There is nothing sensible of backing bans and limits that have been shown to be ineffective in the past, will not have any impact on the major causes of general gun violence (suicide, accidents, domestic/known shooters and criminals), can not prevent mass murder and will not "protect our children". What disappoints me most about the folks involved with March is that they all seem very intelligent and well-meaning and yet none of them will address the questions on the efficacy of bans and mag limits.


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