Date sent: Mon, 07 Jun 1999 12:58:18 -0400 From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: http://lorrey.com http://artlocate.com To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Fear of Guns Vs. Fear of No Guns Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
> QueeneMUSE@aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 6/6/99 4:50:56 PM, you wrote:
> > >
> > >Of course not. Thousands of fatal accidents happen every day, and most due
> > >to ignorance or carelessness. Accidentally shooting someone is a
> > >combination of the two and no
> > A five year old child, by it's very nature, is ignorant (free of knowledge)
> > and careless (has no cares)...
> I think he was referring to the actions of the responsible parent who let a five
> year old near a loaded gun, unlocked, unsupervised.
> Mike Lorrey
That's an IRresponsible parent, Mike. Would you not agree that in such a case, even though the loss of one's child would seem punishment enough, that some legal judgment of parental neglect should be made?