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Old 01-20-2013, 12:14 PM
 
Location: somewhere in the woods
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I would have set the number at even higher than that.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:16 PM
 
Location: Fort Myers Fl
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I have no idea and I don't care.
This is always the reply you get when someone is confused and really does not have much knowledge about what you are discussing. That's my cue to say "Good Day"
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:17 PM
 
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Well why don't we put a few more gun laws, like the dozens of recommendations by the White House into effect and see? What's the harm of that? Wouldn't that be better than doing nothing ----otherwise known as business as usual ---- and let this senseless violence continue?
Why not just go out and penetrate and stop false flags.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:19 PM
 
Location: Unperson Everyman Land
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Well why don't we put a few more gun laws, like the dozens of recommendations by the White House into effect and see? What's the harm of that? Wouldn't that be better than doing nothing ----otherwise known as business as usual ---- and let this senseless violence continue?


Because rational people have been down this road and we have seen that gun control laws simply don't work.

Murderers don't obey gun laws.

FTR, I have never been in favor of doing nothing.

Every willing, sane, responsible and law-abiding citizen should be armed at all times.

If a handful of teachers at Sandy Hook had been armed, he wouldn't have had ten full minutes to slaughter children before police arrived and dozens of kids would still be alive.

My question to you is, since mass shooters tend to select gun-free zones for their attacks, how do you defend laws that prohibit the only people with a chance to stop them from carrying firearms?
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:20 PM
 
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon
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Funny how fake outrage is abundant when a shooting happens, but lets not worry about the 500+ people and innocent children that dies in Chicago...
What 500+ people and innocent children died in Chicago, that we are not worrying about?

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Oh, and BTW, for the millions of guns out there.....this shooting, (Yes it sucks that children/adults died), but this was .00001% if that...
Yeah, it just sucks that those innocent little children have to die, but thats just the price we have to pay so you can feel like a man. You are one sick little puppy.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:21 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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Yeah, I guess the police and 911 were really not of much help to these victims. Imagine if one of the victims could have defended themselves with a gun of their own?

And this close to the border would make it every easy for the killer to get the guns from the same drug traffickers that make it very easy for kids to get meth and pot.

In order for the victims to be safe, they would have to hold a loaded gun at all times. Usually there is an element of surprise from the perpetrator. In other words, a person, who is intent on killing, does not announce his intentions ahead of time.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:21 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Why not just go out and penetrate and stop false flags.
You think this news report is bogus?
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:24 PM
 
Location: somewhere in the woods
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What if, what if, what if?

Nevertheless he didn't kill 5 people in quick succession with a bat, or a knife, because it would have been far more difficult to do so. He did it with a gun that can shoot 10 rounds a second (or something like that.) So don't tell me that a gun isn't part of the problem here.


lol, 10 rounds a second?

that would be considered an automatic firearm. which is very hard to get except through f-troop and their bs rules, plus the fact you need to buy a tax stamp for each and every automatic firearm.

semi-automatic firearms are really hard to shoot very fast unless you know what you are doing and have practiced literally thousands of rounds with those firearms.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:24 PM
 
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Have a source?
I have these sobering facts for you:

In 2008, 2,947 children and teens died from guns in the United States and 2,793 died in 2009 for a total of 5,740one child or teen every three hours, eight every day, 55 every week for two years.

The 5,740 children and teens killed by guns in 2008 and 2009 was greater than the number of U.S. military personnel killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan (5,013).

The number of preschoolers killed by guns in 2008 (88) and in 2009 (85) was nearly double the number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2008 (41) and 2009 (48).


http://www.childrensdefense.org/chil...-guns-2012.pdf
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:27 PM
 
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You think this news report is bogus?
No idea at this time, but timing is always a consideration.
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