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Old 07-28-2019, 11:48 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Originally Posted by Roboteer View Post
Ditto.

Is this something government can do anything about?

They've been trying things like gun restrictions, waiting periods, magazine restrictions, "gun free" zones etc. Laws that obviously only the law-abiding will obey, and criminals will ignore. And the result is heartbreakingly obvious, especially today: Three more dead, a dozen or more injured in yet another mass shooting.

Perhaps it's time we tried something else?

But what, exactly?
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Originally Posted by Harry Hemi View Post
Its easy. Limit gun selling to government buildings only by verified employees.
Sell guns with scanned gun licenses and a database that tracks all the guns and bullets they buy.
A percentage of gun shops sell guns illegally, we can eliminate that.
Gun show loopholes pass guns around black market.
Theres plenty of guns in the country, we can reduce the amount of guns manufactured.
Get the ATF back up to speed so they can actually enforce the laws, and find offenders.
Use the same enforcement for guns that they do for black people, then the non registered and black market guns can get cleaned up quickly.
You do all that, law abiding gun owners dont have to worry, and non gun owners dont have worry.
Once we get some kind of mental health care in this country we might actually be able to find the wackos before they commit these shootings.
Chalk up one person who believes the "We just need more laws" liberals, and believes that society will be safer and freer if government is given more and more power to decide who can own a gun and who can't.

 
Old 07-28-2019, 11:52 PM
 
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Wait, somebody shot up a garlic festival?

I'm trying to imagine what this could have been about.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 11:54 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...a traveling man.
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Shooter has been shot by police a short while ago...
The shooter was shot and killed by police, Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee said.
https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/gil...hnk/index.html
 
Old 07-29-2019, 12:05 AM
 
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is it still believed there was more than one shooter?
 
Old 07-29-2019, 12:05 AM
 
Location: NY
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It's all in the Stats................


It is documented that neighborhood change of 26%
regardless of crime or gentrification results in transformation.
27% of the Gilroy neighborhood has changed demographically in addition
to 43% of the entire population speaking a language other than English.

Crime rises and quality of life suffers.
 
Old 07-29-2019, 02:07 AM
 
Location: SE UK
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More guns needed! Everybody in the US over the age of 5 should be carrying a semi automatic then when the long haired, soccer loving, snowflake, Commie red bad guy starts a shooting the good guys can 'drop and roll' (like they've seen on the TV) and save the day. Let's see if we can get the amount of people shot to death every year up to half a million cos at least 3 in 10 of them will be socialist b*stards!
 
Old 07-29-2019, 02:29 AM
 
Location: The 719
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Originally Posted by desertdetroiter View Post
Thoughts and prayers blah, blah, blah...
There it is.

Out of respect, I'm gonna say, Condolences and prayers.

Is that better?

Not cool to politicize this. I'd heard maybe 4 dead now, including a six year old child.

Thanks to the police for taking at least one of the gunmen down.

Last edited by McGowdog; 07-29-2019 at 02:46 AM..
 
Old 07-29-2019, 04:13 AM
 
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Default Breaking News; Mass Shooting In California, Already the Media is screaming for gun control

What the media is not telling you the garlic festival was a 100% gun free zone.

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4 dead, including shooter, during attack at Gilroy Garlic Festival. 6-year-old killed
https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/ca...233247182.html
 
Old 07-29-2019, 04:22 AM
 
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The media is the arm of the democratic party. They fall in line with their talking points. Instead of reporting the news they interject their personal viewpoints!
 
Old 07-29-2019, 04:32 AM
 
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https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2...5YPUt14bywMerw No weapons allowed of any kind. So when someone wants to shoot up an event at least they know there will be zero resistance!
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