The horrific mass shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida, has reignited protests for meaningful political action in the United States. According to Quinnipiac Poll, an independent, non-partisan public opinion poll, currently 66% of American voters support stricter gun laws, and it's the highest level ever measured. People are expressing their thoughts about these issues all over the internet, and some are resonating with the public so much, Bored Panda has decided to compile them into a list.

From brutally honest jokes to interesting insights, the entries below will certainly stir your thoughts about the uncomfortable debate American society needs to have. Scroll down to check them out, and upvote your favorites!

(h/t collegehumor)

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nwg83 Report

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

Brilliant

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i/web Report

Teja Figenskau
Community Member
3 years ago

HOLY COW, I MISS THIS MAN!!

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Phil The Computer
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3 years ago

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Tfw this is a meme. Seriously if she's hiding, those things are a ticking time bomb

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WendyMolyneux Report

img
Community Member
3 years ago

How did he become the Pres? Smh

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Community Member
3 years ago

Haha.

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NicoleK8686 Report

Meowton Mewsk
Community Member
3 years ago

This needs to be higher!

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MizDanaClaire Report

Alib
Community Member
3 years ago

Republicans bring so many levels of hypocrisy when it comes to personal freedom...

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Mikel_Jollett Report

Rémi G
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3 years ago

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Im sure there is plenty of guns at the White House. Even in Ottawa, on Parliment Hill we have submachine guns. Never use sophisms or unverified facts while debating, it put discredits on even the best ideas

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ehjovan Report

Smoofy
Community Member
3 years ago

EXACTLY

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-teesa- Report

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

Exactly puritan American. Kill each other but god forbid you have consensual pleasure

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Quadrant4change Report

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

That's pretty much it

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ingakorr Report

FABULOUS1
Community Member
3 years ago

Nailed it!!

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JenAnsbach Report

Stille20
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm just glad this upcoming generation is making such a powerful show of getting involved when they have repeatedly been accused of being lazy and disengaged

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demidorkon Report

Jonathan Eatsalot
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3 years ago

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Kinder eggs are in the Constitution?

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BugJudy Report

Daniel Losinger
Community Member
3 years ago

In the USA: Shoot him.

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krassenstein Report

MITS Koala
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3 years ago

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they should've arm the deputy guard with M134 Mini gun, try to outgunned that bad guy!!!

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Em B
Community Member
3 years ago

YES!!!

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

Every adult in the USA who does not support these child survivors should be ashamed.

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jackiembouvier Report

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

and she probably has trouble working the slide carrousel

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pixelatedboat Report

Shruti Naik
Community Member
3 years ago

Is this true?

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LivingBlueinRed Report

RaY1
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3 years ago

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Educate yourself, background checks haven't been "gotten rid of"!!

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kumailn Report

Ethan Hunter
Community Member
3 years ago

Doctor Seuss book in the makings.

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
3 years ago

Would that be Doctor Donald T. Seuss?

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Anouk
Community Member
3 years ago

You want your gun upon a train, you want your gun up on a plane, you want your gun here on the boat, you want your gun here with that goat. You have your gun here in my house, you used your gun to shoot my spouse, you used your gun to kill that fox, you have 10 guns in that big box. You would not leave it in a chair, you would not leave it on the stair, you take your gun and you don't care, you would not leave it anywhere! You love your gun there in your hand, you love your gun right where I stand, your gun will always understand. That Trump-I-am, that Trump-I-am, I do NOT like that Trump-I-am!

TheReader19
Community Member
3 years ago

Your a gentleman and a scholar!

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SarahofBorg
Community Member
3 years ago

Kids should have guns too, right? To protect themselves from the other kids with guns.

Tamara Keegan
Community Member
3 years ago

As ludicrous as this is? You are spot on with this stupid ass POtuS and his cronies way of thinking. Who the fark are they? Oprah? "YOU GET A GUN! AND YOU GET A GUN AND YOU GET A GUN! EVERYONE GETS A GUN!!!"

Terror from Beyond Space
Community Member
3 years ago

Damn those sons of guns!

BarryAllenTheFlash
Community Member
2 years ago

Yeah, let's also give those mental patients guns! 'Cause that's a good idea

Patterson Ellison
Community Member
3 years ago

Correct!! Students are not the only ones at risk, everybody is.

BoopityBooptiyBooper
Community Member
3 years ago

Guns with guns should shoot even smaller guns

Sašo Muc
Community Member
3 years ago

LASORS ON DOLPHINS !!!!

Michelle Pitt
Community Member
3 years ago

Love this!

Gerry Higgins
Community Member
3 years ago

Gunman in a casino is chased off by conceal carry customer...... never made the national news. Guns can defend you and they can be used badly by bad people

Mont
Community Member
3 years ago

Finally someone who is thinking clearly.

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

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ps: teachers can't turn on a computer without tech support.

Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

My father is a computer science teacher.

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Lex Roberts
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3 years ago

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That would be terrifying but... awesome. The armor looks freaking awesome.

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JaclynCorin Report

Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

You are more than kids. You are people with rights. And if you have the right not to be killed, then the current gun laws in America are legal crime.

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johnlegend Report

Jef Bateman
Community Member
3 years ago

A teacher in Utah shot herself in the bathroom by accident in 2014. You can watch Youtube videos of enraged teachers smashing instruments or throwing things at students. I don't trust anybody with a gun in such a tense situation -- even a teacher.

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Shruti Naik
Community Member
3 years ago

I can't believe the people at the NRA had the guts to do this...they want to show that celebrities are on their side? really?

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

Bill O'Reilly is a pig. He's discounting the reactions of children who've been shot at or had friends die, and given more credence to the adults who watch this happen and refuse to protect them. He must be in the pocket of the NRA

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Shruti Naik
Community Member
3 years ago

I wonder if he would've continued to stand up for the NRA had the shooter walked into his children's school and shot them dead.

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

if only

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Smoofy
Community Member
3 years ago

SKISSORS

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Julian_Epp Report

GalaxyInAJar
Community Member
3 years ago

Ooooooh yah,

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danozzi Report

Heidrance
Community Member
3 years ago

teens owning elected officials so hard that they cry tuesdays, perhaps?

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Rémi G
Community Member
3 years ago

Of course he would never say 'give' teachers guns in the litteral sense. He was probably meaning ' we must let teachers BUY guns'

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Suzi Gauthier
Community Member
3 years ago

Not to mention, most of the school shooters commit suicide or are pushing for suicide by cop anyway, so ANYONE having a gun at the school wouldn't help.

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Math Wilson
Community Member
3 years ago

I know it can be unpopular. I’m from Brazil, where guns aren’t easily purchased as in USA. I’m against such an easy way to get your hands on powerful guns, but the problem is more deep rooted. The true problem is not the guns. The true problem is that a person have a killing will in his heart. Are we ignoring the fact that someone -wanted- to kill a lot of teenagers? Why? There is more than just guns wrong in United States. There is killings with knives and rocks too. We need to work on creating children that don’t want to kill others. A society that doesn’t let violence grow. Armed or not.

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Stille20
Community Member
3 years ago

OMG..This should be funny... but it is

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

of course, and that teacher will have to live with that for the rest of her or his life. Teachers teach students about life; they should never be expected to take a life.

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Shruti Naik
Community Member
3 years ago

the statistics explain themselves. Ban guns!

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Shruti Naik
Community Member
3 years ago

I wonder how he'd feel if someone walked into his grand kids schools and shot them. But its sad to even think that the death of his own child might change his heart while the death of 200 other children have had no effect. Its sad....

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3 years ago

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Talk about double standards

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
3 years ago

They shoot everybody

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Mont
Community Member
3 years ago

Even if Duck Dynasty and Ted Nugent aren't qualified, it doesn't logically follow that high schoolers are. On the other hand, there should be some credence given to two people who are experts on guns and have used them lawfully for their entire lives.

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PyroarRanger
Community Member
3 years ago

That's not smart

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pattymo Report

TheTerrorHorde
Community Member
3 years ago

18 school shootings since the beginning of the year! Its only FEBRUARY 23rd! exclusing holidays and weekends, thats almost 1 school shooting a day not to mention how have occured since I started this post! but hey, in total thats still less than 500 children right? Its just a few! a few?? Any number higher than 0 is too many!

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Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
3 years ago

Schooled by the teenagers who are smarter and mored eloquent and more emotionally balanced that this moron.

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Stille20
Community Member
3 years ago

This seems over dramatic, but innocent people are being shot by cops who have far more training.

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KrangTNelson Report

Shruti Naik
Community Member
3 years ago

Teens. You don't know the amount of havoc the power of angry, well-spoken teenagers can create. These kids are the future of America.

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SnoopyCereal
Community Member
3 years ago

Sorry, but does anyone have the link to these videos or articles? I haven't seen any yet.

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Lisa Reuss
Community Member
3 years ago

If Trump see this, he will retweet it to further his agenda. He's just that clueless.

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Vendy Vafer
Community Member
3 years ago

Better yet, send all those who so staunchly protect their 2nd amendment to Afghanistan.They can prove that having a gun betters your odds to staying alive against others with guns. Once I see how they fare, maybe I'll change my mind.

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RaY1
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3 years ago

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You do realize that an average citizen cannot obtain fully automatic weapons, right??? Uneducated people making uneducated statements only makes the discussion of real change less affective.

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