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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Quote Originally Posted by DVSentinel View Post
    Actually, I buy guns to kill tasty animals and nasty critters that might harm myself or my domestic animals. I only have one that is for killing people, but that is only if they show up in the middle of the night, don't use the door and come with criminal intent. If possible, I still intend to give them the chance to surrender. I also enjoy occasionally going to the range and shooting holes in paper, it not only improves my accuracy, I find it relaxing sometimes.

    Once again, someone is blaming an inanimate object for doing something.

    When are we going to wake up and realize that gun free zones are nothing but shooting galleries for the insane people who would do such a thing? If a single teacher or visitor had been armed, how many could of been saved?

    It is impossible to remove guns from our society, there are too many and people have legally owned them for too long and for those who live in some rural areas, they are still very much needed. So lets focus on a workable solution, not some liberal fantasy. If you cannot take guns away from bad people, which you cannot, then you have to allow good people guns to defend themselves and other.

    While in the military, I was sometimes issued a gun and definitely had intent to kill people with it if necessary. Since I also worked on aircraft that controlled strikes and bombing runs, then, yes, I was a direct accessory to killing thousands, probably more. But, I never actually shot anyone myself and I have owned guns pretty much all my life.
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    These are the facts - enough about guns not being a major contributor to gun murders!
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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    People like to shoot for recreation.
    You can realistically go through thousands of rounds in a weekend.

    Guns aren't just for safety/murder, they're for fun to.
    I've never been so bored that I thought going to shoot guns would be more fun than anything else I could come up with to pass the time.
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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Patrick View Post
    Say what you want, but none of those things are as quick and effective as a gun.
    Volatile chemicals are. You can make bombs out of those.
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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Quote Originally Posted by Mathematician View Post
    For crimes like this, I support more than the death penalty. I would gladly do the honors of putting a murderer like this one, or the Colorado movie theater shooter, to death in as painful of a manner as possible.
    In other words you're for feeding the mob frenzy when a majority of people get really angry? I don't get my rocks off finding the most intense ways to kill people. Your post suggests that you would find satisfaction in making masses of people gather together to celebrate the most violent possible way to kill someone. That is very disturbing to me.
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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Quote Originally Posted by jakiejakester View Post
    I've never been so bored that I thought going to shoot guns would be more fun than anything else I could come up with to pass the time.
    Ok so what, I think professional football is boring, however tons of people like it.
    Your lack of interest, is not material.
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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Got to wait for a tragedy like this before expediting on reforms?

    In a statement released Friday afternoon, Bloomberg noted that Obama rightly sent his condolences to the families in Newtown, but urged the president to immediately introduce reforms that would create more restrictions around gun control. He is the co-chair of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a coalition of more than 600 mayors who support gun control initiatives, through which he issued the statement.
    Michael Bloomberg: Gun Control Needs 'Immediate Action' From Obama In Wake Of School Shooting

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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    I haven't lived a very long life, but this is one of the most wretched and horrid tragedies that I know of. If there is a 2nd gunman (and it seems that there is), I think we need to make an exception in his case and give him the death penalty.
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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Quote Originally Posted by nota bene View Post
    I don't take written statements in Wiki much seriously. Besides, what is your point? That it occurred in Scotland as well?

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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Quote Originally Posted by H. Lee White View Post
    Simple.
    Their position on guns is not at all motivated by a concern for public safety.
    I disagree 100% and believe the opposite is true. I wonder why people who are pro-gun are so violently opposed to discussing any form of gun control? Surely there's a middle ground that allows people to legally possess a weapon but is part of a system that also takes guns out of the hands of some of the crazies who abuse the privilege to own one?
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    re: Two Gunmen at Newtown, Conn., Elementary School Shooting, One Dead [W:449/490/584]

    Quote Originally Posted by jakiejakester View Post
    In other words you're for feeding the mob frenzy when a majority of people get really angry? I don't get my rocks off finding the most intense ways to kill people. Your post suggests that you would find satisfaction in making masses of people gather together to celebrate the most violent possible way to kill someone. That is very disturbing to me.
    So do you want to turn your head or say "everybody makes mistakes" with this type of crap? For someone who shoots a bunch of innocent children, you're damn right I have no problem with a mass of people giving the shooter what they deserve. Heck, even in this case where the shooter is dead, he should be hung outside like a piñata for the fathers to take a baseball bat to.
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