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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    The difference is that one of the primary purposes of a firearm is to shoot other living things. To use it for that purpose is as it was designed. That is NOT the case with an automobile. That is a basic and fundamental difference.
    makes no difference.
    yep plenty of people go hunting every year, and use a gun for what it was intended for. plenty of people target shoot using a gun designed what it is used for.

    again gun makers aren't responsible just like car makers are not responsible for when people go out of their way to be stupid.

    it is simply semantics with what you are arguing.

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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Why did you stop there? Lets finish that thought for you..........Firearms were designed to project a bullet at people or other targets.
    possibly people depending on the situation. IE someone breaking into your home or threatening you on the street.
    other targets could be anything.

    still doesn't mean that the gun maker is responsible for what someone else chooses to do with it.
    just as a car maker isn't responsible when someone decides to mow people down in traffic.

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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother

    I'd make a comment one way or the other, but I'm afraid the Sandy Hook parents might sue me. They've sued everybody else, I think.

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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother[W:52]

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    She was the shooters legal guardian, knew he was disturbed yet still kept a AR-15 where he could get it. I'm tired of gun owners shirking responsibility when their "hobby" goes terribly wrong. There needs to be some examples made. Honestly the kid did her a favor by killing her first so she did not know the horror she enabled.
    He was a legal adult in the state of CT at the age of 20, not a kid and she was not his legal guardian as he was an adult and no guardianship was made.
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    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    I'd make a comment one way or the other, but I'm afraid the Sandy Hook parents might sue me. They've sued everybody else, I think.
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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother[W:52]

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    He was a legal adult in the state of CT at the age of 20, not a kid and she was not his legal guardian as he was an adult and no guardianship was made.
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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother[W:52]

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    I think you forgot she wasn't his guardian. Hay wey, mas repetida que la novela!



    I repeat..... not his guardian.
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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother

    Quote Originally Posted by ludin View Post
    makes no difference.
    yep plenty of people go hunting every year, and use a gun for what it was intended for. plenty of people target shoot using a gun designed what it is used for.

    again gun makers aren't responsible just like car makers are not responsible for when people go out of their way to be stupid.

    it is simply semantics with what you are arguing.
    Actually IT IS the DIFFERENCE. And it is NOT semantics. It is the purpose and function of the item.
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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother

    Quote Originally Posted by ludin View Post
    possibly people depending on the situation. IE someone breaking into your home or threatening you on the street.
    other targets could be anything.

    still doesn't mean that the gun maker is responsible for what someone else chooses to do with it.
    just as a car maker isn't responsible when someone decides to mow people down in traffic.
    Why is it necessary for some to write into law special protections that go well over and above the same treatment in law given to other products used by consumers who use them for the purpose they were made for?
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    Re: Sandy Hook families sue estate of shooter's mother

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Actually IT IS the DIFFERENCE. And it is NOT semantics. It is the purpose and function of the item.
    Indeed. How many people use a car to intentionally kill someone ? This is just another lame argument promoted for the protection of guns

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