"To get a gun in Japan, first, you have to attend an all-day class and pass a written test, which are held only once per month. You also must take and pass a shooting range class. Then, head over to a hospital for a mental test and drug test (Japan is unusual in that potential gun owners must affirmatively prove their mental fitness), which you’ll file with the police. Finally, pass a rigorous background check for any criminal record or association with criminal or extremist groups, and you will be the proud new owner of your shotgun or air rifle. Just don’t forget to provide police with documentation on the specific location of the gun in your home, as well as the ammo, both of which must be locked and stored separately. And remember to have the police inspect the gun once per year and to re-take the class and exam every three years."
A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths (via buttension)
see, that’s gun control
you don’t take away a person’s right to bear arms
you take away a person’s ability to abuse their arms
i mean it’s high maintenance but i really think it’d be worth it if it saves lives
#so weird it almost seems like if you do something instead of nothing at all that results can be achieved
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y’all make jokes about what a lame power phasing is but like. kitty could rip your heart out of your chest.
or phase an object through your skull
but instead she uses her power to phase a giant bullet THROUGH THE ENTIRE EARTH
please don’t underestimate kitty pryde she is fucking hardcore
Okay my problem with this post is this:
Who the fuck ever thought phasing was a lame power?
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