2nd Amendment & Gun Safety

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We are blessed to live in a country where citizens have the right to purchase and use firearms for recreation and self-defense. With that right comes the responsibility to ensure that this blessing does not become a curse. Gun enthusiasts are valuable in their experience, wisdom and insight to this crucial national conversation and I have appreciated their input in creating this platform. I support restricting gun sales to the mentally ill, closing the loopholes that allow internet sales to almost anyone, an immediate ban on the sale of bump stocks, and restrictions on assault rifles sales to those under 21. I believe that effective barriers to access guns irresponsibly is our best method for protecting the Second Amendment.