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Should an eye exam be required before buying a gun ?

 
gwen20

Asked by gwen20 at 4:02 AM on Feb. 21, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • Hmm never thought of that. Its not a bad idea, that's for sure. Especially if its used for hunting, a person that couldn't see well might shoot another person by accident. What I think they should do when you buy one is a full-blown mental evaluation.

    SweetLoveofMine

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 4:09 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • of course
    smiley745

    Answer by smiley745 at 8:56 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Never thought about that, but probably so. I mean.. It does require decent eye sight to shoot accurately ..
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 9:43 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • no, i don't think so
    anichols1

    Answer by anichols1 at 6:59 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Aren't people required to take classes, and be certified? How it is in Ohio anyway. So no, they shouldn't.
    Christine0813

    Answer by Christine0813 at 8:18 AM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • And what does the exam do? When do you fail it? What is the cut off point??
    A blind person cannot buy a gun?
    Can a paraplegic buy a gun?
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 5:26 AM on Feb. 21, 2011