Steven Machat: The Independent Choice for the United States Senate
Our Second Amendment was written and published in 1790. A gun then is not a gun now. I support background checks and a waiting period for gun purchases, and a federal ban on assault weapons. I am vehemently opposed to the sale of any firearm online or to anyone who is or has been under suspicion of terrorist activities. Our police must enforce laws equally applicable to all.
We must protect our borders. This requires leaders who understand the cause of human conflict that creates dissension that results in the breach of universal laws of peace and harmony. We need to mind our own nation’s’ business. The whole world does not need to be like us, nor do they.
The source of terrorism is hate. Until we can effectively stop the education and infiltration of the belief that no life is worth living, we will lose this battle. We must uncover and punish those that finance these thoughts that manifest into privatized wars of hatred wherever and whoever they are. This category of people is as responsible as the terrorists themselves.