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Legendary musician Stevie Wonder says he may buy a gun to help illustrate the insanity of America’s ineffective gun laws.

Wonder, who has been blind since shortly after birth, told CNN’s Piers Morgan on Monday, “I was thinking, you know, because I saw you on the TV talking about the whole gun [control] thing, and I was talking to one of my friends and I said, ‘You know what? You should go get me a gun, or me go with you to get a gun and then show how easy it is for me to get a gun.”

“Imagine me with a gun. It’s just crazy,” he said.

“I think we have to do something about it and I’m hoping in these next four years with an idea that I’ve come up with that I can do something about how we can come up with a solution, because there’s a solution to any problem and I think we just have to get to it,” Wonder concluded.

Video of the exchange is below, via The Raw Story:

As The Raw Story’s David Edwards points out, “There is currently no federal law prohibiting seeing-impaired people from buying or owning guns.”

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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Washington (AFP) - Republicans in the US Senate prevented action Thursday on a bill to address domestic terrorism in the wake of a racist massacre at a grocery store in upstate New York.

Democrats had been expecting defeat but were seeking to use the procedural vote to highlight Republican opposition to tougher gun control measures following a second massacre at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday.

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