Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump never fails to dismay and outrage people when he opens his mouth.
And here we have another day, another obnoxious quote from Trump.
In the wake of gun control reform, Trump wrapped up his Thursday night campaign rally in Burlington, Vermont, by stating that he would end gun-free zones in schools and U.S. military bases.
"I will get rid of gun-free zones on schools — you have to — and on military bases on my first day. It gets signed my first day," he said. "You know what a gun-free zone is to a sicko? That's bait."
President Barack Obama recently spoke more forcefully about gun violence and even said he would not support any presidential candidate who does not endorse gun control.
As mass shootings continue unbridled across the U.S., it's rather disgusting that Trump, who hopes to be the next president of the country, wants to get rid of gun-free zones.
His argument is that people need to carry arms on them to protect themselves. Trump said the recent Paris and San Bernardino attacks could have been prevented with looser gun control laws in these areas.
"They walk into a number of places in France, and they say, 'Get over.' Boom. 'Get over.' Boom. 'Get over.' Boom. Nobody had a gun on the other side," Trump said. If the people there were armed, he added, "It's a whole different outcome. It's a whole different deal."
He added: "You'll have bad stuff happening, but at least we're shooting back. And we're going down shooting."
So, basically Trump supports the idea of “an eye for an eye” but what he doesn’t realize is that this approach makes the whole world blind — especially in schools, where guns in the hands of students could lead to violence and shootings on the basis of trivial issues.
Donald Trump, like all other matters of national importance, is dead wrong about gun ownership.