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On 4/14/2018 at 4:58 PM, TrumpBGoneSoon said:

Lets clear the air here.  I won't address any personal attacks nor will I make any in this thread.

 

I don't oppose people buying handguns for self defense.  Experts recommend it.

I don't oppose people buying rifles for hunting and target practice.  Shoot as much as you want at the range.

 

However, Guns are cheap and plentiful and often falling into the hands of people who abuse them to the point of getting a lot of other people killed.  

 

There's a lot of talk about flagging folks with mental illness.  But its hard to pinpoint the actual shooters until they have done the act.  We talk about training teachers to use guns.  Teachers may not want to have that additional responsibility.   Any effort to restrain access to guns is often defeated by the NRA.   Classic NRA is very different from the Modern NRA.   It's about money.  

 

 However, I'm not opposed to armed security in our public schools.  

 

I don't want to win this problem, I want to solve it.  

I am not sure there is a solution.

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Your employment history is irrelevant.

 

And those gun free zones didn't exist until that law.

 

Stuff like that is why people consider you a liar


 

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11 minutes ago, Chuck! said:

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You may not like this, and I get it if you don’t. But I think it needs to be said.

I’ve watched the recent church shooting video and it’s sad...very very sad. It hurts my heart. But it also reinforces the reality that there are three types of people in the world.

 

There are the wolves. The wolf is the person who opened fire during the communion service, killing two people and intending to kill many more.
Wolves are evil.
All of them.
Wolves have no conscious. Wolves are violent.
Wolves are predators who prey on the second type of person....the sheep.

 

The sheep are the people stalked by the wolves. They obliviously go about their day unaware that there are wolves eying them, waiting for a chance to pounce. Some sheep pretend that they can “coexist” with the wolves. That wolves just need a little love....a hug. Maybe it’s even their fault that the wolf is a wolf. Other sheep know that wolves are around. They know that wolves are dangerous. But they hope the wolf will leave them alone. You see the sheep diving under the pews in the video when the wolf suddenly bares his fangs.

 

The third type of person are the sheep dogs. The sheep dogs protect the peaceful but helpless sheep from the wolves. Sheep dogs are acutely aware of the danger wolves pose. They see the wolves eyeing the sheep, and they keep a watch out for them. Sometimes they get into trouble for being suspicious that a wolf might be hiding in sheep’s clothing. But, when the wolf suddenly appears, the sheep dog jumps and stands between the wolf and the sheep. You see the sheep dogs in the video as well. One of them stepped between the sheep and the wolf and was tragically killed by the angry wolf. Another sheep dog stepped in and eliminated the wolf within seconds. Then you see a whole pack of sheep dogs approach the dead wolf as the sheep scatter and hide.

 

Amazingly, once it was all over, sheep from other pastures started criticizing the laws which allowed the sheep dogs to even be there to protect the sheep. They blamed the sheep dogs, for the wolf.

 

Let me be clear! Not everyone is a sheep dog! Not everyone has it in them. I AM NOT criticizing the people who dove for cover! What else could they do in the situation they found themselves in? They did exactly what they should have done, exactly what the sheep dogs needed them to do which was to get out of the way and allow the sheep dogs to do what sheep dogs do....kill the wolf.

 

 

 

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15 minutes ago, TrumpBGoneSoon said:

Stabbing spree in Colorado Springs leaves 8 injured

 

If he had a gun, Those people may not have survived.  

 

If the people were all armed, the asshole that brought a knife to the gunfight...

 

...would not have survived.

 

 

- Because it's your road -

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...and you are an American.

 

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On 1/1/2020 at 3:18 PM, Chuck! said:

Your employment history is irrelevant.

 

And those gun free zones didn't exist until that law.

 

Stuff like that is why people consider you a liar


 

 

- Democrat National Socialism -

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2 hours ago, dontlooknow said:

Yeah I was looking at that wondering when it would pop up here. 

Some kid kills 9 people in 30 seconds.  And there are good guys in with guns right next door.  I'm drawing a direct comparison between the two events.

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Man accidentally kills roommate, shoots her while negligently handling gun

February 23, 2020, 4:59 AM
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News headlines today: Feb. 21, 2020Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.Osceola County Sheriff's Office

A man accidentally shot and killed his roommate when he was negligently handling a gun and shot her.

The incident occurred on Feb. 21 when authorities responded to a call in Kissimmee, Florida, in reference to a shooting.

When police arrived, however, they discovered that Savannah Leight Threatts had suffered from a gunshot wound and was already deceased. Authorities did not disclose where Threatts had been shot.

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Anthonny Mendez, 23, of Kissimmee, Florida, was arrested after allegedly accidentally shooting and killing his roommate on Feb. 21 after negligently handling a gun before it discharged.
Anthonny Mendez, 23, of Kissimmee, Florida, was arrested after allegedly accidentally shooting and killing his roommate on Feb. 21 after negligently handling a gun before it discharged.Osceola County Sheriff's Office

Anthonny Mendez, 23, was subsequently questioned by the authorities and it was discovered that Mendez had been handling the gun in an irresponsible manner when the incident happened.

“Anthonny Mendez, a roommate and friend of Savannah, had been negligently handling a firearm and ultimately shot her,” said the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office in a statement on social media.

Mendez was arrested for manslaughter, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and violation of probation.

He is now being held at the Osceola County Jail with zero bond.

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