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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by ReverendHellh0und View Post
    I think those around him, his family and community failed him. And that's the real source of the tragedy, not the fact he laid a CC down on a gun counter.
    I had nothing to do with it.
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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Do we know at this point that he obtained it legally? He had had run ins with the Sheriff in the past. If he did obtain it legally then yes. And so should have at least half of the rest of the rational, non-druggie, sane crowd that was there that day so that someone could have dropped him after the first shot.
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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by friday View Post
    Do we know at this point that he obtained it legally? He had had run ins with the Sheriff in the past. If he did obtain it legally then yes. And so should have at least half of the rest of the rational, non-druggie, sane crowd that was there that day so that someone could have dropped him after the first shot.
    Opening fire in a crowded supermarket car park is the rational non-druggie sane option? The people who took him down didn't need a gun to do it.
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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    Opening fire in a crowded supermarket car park is the rational non-druggie sane option? The people who took him down didn't need a gun to do it.
    He killed six people before they stopped him.
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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    High capacity magazines were banned in the US from 1994 to 2004.
    Ahhhh, I see. And, there were still mass shootings that took place.
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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    High capacity magazines were banned in the US from 1994 to 2004.



    There is no such thing as "high capacity magazines" it's a myth created by the gun lobby.... "full capacity" or "standard capacity" is more accurate.
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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    That is a dishonest assessment of what I said. You left out the preceding sentence which provides the context for the part you quoted.

    Here is my complete quote ~ "Only if we wish to address the problem of mass killings by citizens with guns in this country. No other country has such a problem. Are we incapable of solving, or at least reducing it? "

    I was clearly talking about mass killings by citizens with guns. I further state that no other country (singular) has such a problem. If you have evidence to present that shows another country has more mass killings by citizens with guns then the US, please present it.
    Your comprehension is just so out there. No clue.

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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Ahhhh, I see. And, there were still mass shootings that took place.
    I never said there were none when the high capacity magazines were banned. Have you seen the statements by the police that less people would have been shot before he was disarmed had the shooter been using a standard size magazine?
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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    The people who took him down didn't need a gun to do it.
    Yeah, they just had to wait for his gun to jam or to run out of bullets in a clip.
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    Re: Should the AZ shooter have been able to buy a gun?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Yeah, they just had to wait for his gun to jam or to run out of bullets in a clip.
    Unfortunately they had to wait until he had fired off thirty plus one-in-the-gun rounds because of the high capacity magazine he used. Why does America allow such things?
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