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originally posted by: Edumakated
a reply to: nullafides
These kids are growing up fatherless, no jobs (thanks minimum wage and illegal immigration), poor schools (thanks teachers union), and basically feral young men. They fall into gang life and the fights are over drug turf. The community is culturally bankrupt. All one has to do is look on instagram, youtube, music videos and you will see the fascination with guns, violence, and thug culture. Denying it will not solve it.
I personally would not accept the police carrying guns EVEN if it meant stopping something like this.
originally posted by: Painterz
I should note that I'm not saying I think the US police should stop carrying guns. That genie is well and truly out of the bottle, and there are so many guns sloshing around America that it just wouldn't work.
America is a hopelessly violent society and you're doomed to a future of ever-increasing violence and endless school shootings. And I think that's very very sad and tragic.
Europe is not like this however. Guns are incredibly rare. Gun crime is incredibly rare. The answer to this atrocity is not for us to give up our freedoms and liberties and protections, that's exactly what the terrorists want.
And statistic-based evidence proves everything. That's how science works.
originally posted by: grandmakdw
a reply to: b14warrior
Well, right now we'd think all Brits were pedophiles
(which I know they are not)
originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: OneManArmy
I lived in Manchester during the riots back in the day.
I was offered guns in a pub loo in Stockport....the pubs name was the Riflemans arms lol.