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Old 02-05-2013, 09:07 PM
 
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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The guy who owned the gun that "accidentally went off" was a convicted felon, who had no right to a weapon to begin with. Universal background checks might have prevented this bad guy from obtaining a gun.

Convicted felons cannot buy guns legally. So your argument is moot.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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Hand gun, not an assault rifle with a barrel magazine.
What is a "barrel magazine"? Did Hollywood make up something else for you people to rant about?
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:09 PM
 
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all these stories about people being killed is all the more reason to be able to defend yourself.this is earth not rainbow and unicorn land. A grizzly bear or a mental human could care less about your opinion on how you prepare your self you are a victim till you prove otherwise. dont be another innocent victim story or your dumb posts will stop with your dumb thinking.
Yeah, why the heck didn't this 12-year-old girl and 11-year-old boy have guns?

Feb 4, 2013
Erwin, Tenn. --
Friends and neighbors held a candlelight vigil Monday night to mourn the death of a family following an apparent triple murder and suicide in Erwin on Saturday.

Dozens of people crowded around a small memorial outside the Hughes family home lighting candles and joining in prayer.

Bridget N. Hughes, 39, Whitney Hughes 12, and Austin Hughes, 11 were allegedly shot to death by husband and father, Herbert Clyde Hughes Jr., 47."

Wow, it's beginning to look like having a father with a gun, no doubt to protect from intruders, is quite dangerous for the children and women who live there.


Friends, neighbors mourn loss of Erwin family | WJHL.com
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:11 PM
 
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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Yeah, why the heck didn't this 12-year-old girl and 11-year-old boy have guns?

Feb 4, 2013
Erwin, Tenn. --
Friends and neighbors held a candlelight vigil Monday night to mourn the death of a family following an apparent triple murder and suicide in Erwin on Saturday.

Dozens of people crowded around a small memorial outside the Hughes family home lighting candles and joining in prayer.

Bridget N. Hughes, 39, Whitney Hughes 12, and Austin Hughes, 11 were allegedly shot to death by husband and father, Herbert Clyde Hughes Jr., 47."

Wow, it's beginning to look like having a father with a gun, no doubt to protect from intruders, is quite dangerous for the children and women who live there.


Friends, neighbors mourn loss of Erwin family | WJHL.com





My God. The natives are restless tonight.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:12 PM
 
Location: Rome, Georgia
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Yeah, why the heck didn't this 12-year-old girl and 11-year-old boy have guns?

Feb 4, 2013
Erwin, Tenn. --
Friends and neighbors held a candlelight vigil Monday night to mourn the death of a family following an apparent triple murder and suicide in Erwin on Saturday.

Dozens of people crowded around a small memorial outside the Hughes family home lighting candles and joining in prayer.

Bridget N. Hughes, 39, Whitney Hughes 12, and Austin Hughes, 11 were allegedly shot to death by husband and father, Herbert Clyde Hughes Jr., 47."

Wow, it's beginning to look like having a father with a gun, no doubt to protect from intruders, is quite dangerous for the children and women who live there.


Friends, neighbors mourn loss of Erwin family | WJHL.com
So what is your solution? Ban all guns?
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:16 PM
 
Location: mancos
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Fathers owning guns is now your new target? this nut could have been a room mate to a car collector and you would rant room mates to car collectors should not have guns
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:16 PM
 
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Feb 5 2013

"A South Carolina toddler is dead after reportedly mistaking a pink handgun for a toy.

Police responded to a call about a shooting at Haywood Plantation Apartments in Greenville, S.C., at 7:30 p.m. Friday night, the Associated Press reported. There, officers found 3-year-old Temorej Smith dead from a single gunshot wound to the head.

On Monday, police reported that the shooting occurred while Smith and his 7-year-old sister were in a bedroom at home, playing with a pink handgun they might have thought was a toy, according to CBS local affiliate WCSC."

Another responsible gun owner no doubt ! Proud of their 2nd amendment rights!

So far, I've been able to find reports of at least a dozen innocent people killed by guns in the last few days. I challenge any of you to find reports of a similar number of incidents in which guns "saved lives." And yes, I am trying to make a point here. You know why it's so easy to find the reports of these gun deaths?---- because every day there's at least a dozen of these deaths.


Tmorej Smith, 3, Killed After Reportedly Mistaking Pink Handgun For Toy
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:20 PM
 
Location: Rome, Georgia
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Feb 5 2013

"A South Carolina toddler is dead after reportedly mistaking a pink handgun for a toy.

Police responded to a call about a shooting at Haywood Plantation Apartments in Greenville, S.C., at 7:30 p.m. Friday night, the Associated Press reported. There, officers found 3-year-old Temorej Smith dead from a single gunshot wound to the head.

On Monday, police reported that the shooting occurred while Smith and his 7-year-old sister were in a bedroom at home, playing with a pink handgun they might have thought was a toy, according to CBS local affiliate WCSC."

Another responsible gun owner no doubt ! Proud of their 2nd amendment rights!

So far, I've been able to find reports of at least a dozen innocent people killed by guns in the last few days. I challenge any of you to find reports of a similar number of incidents in which guns "saved lives." And yes, I am trying to make a point here. You know why it's so easy to find the reports of these gun deaths?---- because every day there's at least a dozen of these deaths.


Tmorej Smith, 3, Killed After Reportedly Mistaking Pink Handgun For Toy
So what's your solution? Ban all guns?
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:21 PM
 
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Another recent gun incident in which - guess what? another innocent life was TAKEN by a gun.

Feb 2 2013

"Michael Wayne Kearins, 17, and Christopher Thomas Cousins, 18, both of Harewood Road in Edgewood, Md., shot each other during a confrontation Thursday night. Kearins was transported to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Cousins was flown by Medevac to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore; he is expected to survive."


Here we have TWO proud gun owners---one dead, one lucky to survive! Thank God for the 2nd ammendment!


The Day in Gun Violence - NYTimes.com
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:23 PM
 
Location: mancos
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out of over 3 million people . deaths from autos are how many every minute? where is your rage there ?
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