Should you need a license to buy hand tools?
I've been debating this for some time. I see people at walmart buying things like hand saws, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.
I'm kind of against the whole "fix it yourself" type of outlook (Why not just take it to a professional or hire someone who's trained?)
but anyway. I think a reasonable fix to this would be to require just a basic license to buy most hand tools. Let's face it, a lot of people get hurt because they don't know what they're doing. Just a basic license to make sure you're 21 or older and a test to make sure you know how to use them and then a yearly re-certification. This is pretty common sense to me.
I saw a guy fixing his front door the other day down the street and it made me sick to my stomach. I HATE how modern men push their toxic masculinity on others without even realizing they're doing it.
Thoughts? Would this better as a federal or state law?
- Nuff SedLv 71 month ago
In my state you don't even need a license to purchase or carry firearms; why would licensing people to buy or use handtools somehow make anyone safer? Maybe you could regulate certain power tools (some places do).
- David SLv 71 month ago
Common sense to you is not common sense to everyone else. Just how extensively would you like to control people's lives, if given the opportunity?
- BlessedLv 71 month ago
you are against diy, I am not so I think people should be made to fix it themselves and not bother other people to fix their stuff
- Ding DongLv 61 month ago
You'd ban an 18 year old from using a tool, or even a 16 year old? Stupid idea, they aren't little kids and you'd stop them getting any training you idiot.
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- electricpoleLv 71 month ago
It is apparent your personal level of self efficacy is lacking. Don't project that deficit on others.
- 1 month ago
Yo fam....smoke a blunt and focus on art or something
- Pearl LLv 71 month ago
i dont think so