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And -- -- its own way of addressing the gun debate in America this from the state of -- -- all -- springs city lawmakers.
Are working -- a resolution to encourage everyone living in the town to own a gun.
And to take gun training.
You know Sorenson is a -- city councilman who first proposed the ordinance which now serve good morning to you and welcome to America's Newsroom.
Good morning explain to our audience the motivation behind the idea why did you come up with it.
Citizens are individuals.
-- -- city is safer and better place to me but was there were an event that triggered that sir.
And then there's you Connecticut with sandy -- shooting Arora Colorado.
Because in my right time to bring -- report ICM when you proposed this idea.
Got a reaction did you yet.
Very positive what -- this unanimous vote with the City Council and that they support when we want to recommend and encourage the use of firearms and every household and be trained and proficient and -- -- and what do you think that would do if it goes through the laws passed.
I definitely think criminals would think twice before they do a home invasion or a crime in spring city because.
They know that we will be armed and be able to protect ourselves and.
I was reading your tells a very big gripe about 1112100.
Is my guess right.
I just under a thousand people concerned about a thousand.
But throughout the state -- -- give us a sense about you know the gun culture in your state and how it's perceived.
Most people already have guns and we're advocating -- training.
And to be proficient at -- use and it's very positive.
You know was there any push back.
Because I get the impression that it's being well received that I understand the the point you're making -- but did anybody come back and say hey you know what we might -- I think twice about that.
Yes there's been some -- didn't like the word required.
I definitely agree agree with and so we went with recommend and and encourage I see what do belts and weapons training.
What what aspect of the law would address that.
Trainees with concealed weapons courses and just more training in our town and be.
Aware that there is training going on and available.
There that we encouraged.
You you can understand -- maybe some folks living not and you saw what would find this a bit.
Surprising but would you say to them.
To I have her right and responsibility to protect myself my family and and the community and I feel this is the best way I know how to do anything this all pass there.
Yes I do and -- would that they.
It should go on the books.
Within a couple months OK we'll -- -- a public hearing them.
And what will be in touch with Q and what will listen to the citizens -- -- -- your town and see if it goes through.
-- about forty or fifty miles south of Salt Lake City right there are smack dab in the center of the state service will be watching it.
-- Sorenson Martin with a novel idea in the town of spring like you -- thank you.
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