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originally posted by: SBMcG
originally posted by: Byrd
originally posted by: pteridine
originally posted by: UKTruth
Sounds like Scalise was on the ground out in the open for a few minutes as the rest of them were taking cover in the dug out... if there were no security there, then he'd be dead, as would many others.
“The only reason why any of us walked out of this thing, by the grace of God, one of the folks here had a weapon to fire back and give us a moment to find cover. We were inside the backstop and if we didn’t have that cover by a brave person who stood up and took a shot themselves, we would not have gotten out of there and every one of us would have been hit — every single one of us,” said Bishop. “He was coming around the fence line and he was looking for all of us who had found cover in different spots. But if we didn’t have return fire right there, he would have come up to each one of us and shot us point-blank.” Rep Mike Bishop (R-MI)
That brave person was one of the security officers assigned to protect Scalise, not a free-range citizen with a gun.
What's your point?
This "free range citizen with a gun" would have acted in exactly the same manner as uniformed security with very likely the same result.
It's disgusting how quickly leftists are to jump on a shooting like this and blame it on the 2nd Amendment, especially in this case where the shooter was targeting Republicans.
originally posted by: Liquesence
a reply to: UKTruth
It's relevant because it shows a sentiment that is held when people perceive a government is tyrannical, on both sides of the isle.
That you project everything onto "the left," and blame "the left" for the perceived ills while denying it is applicable to both parties shows your confusion and partisanship.
originally posted by: marg6043
a reply to: Ohanka
I agree, time to declare ANTIFA a domestic terrorist group, who knows it maybe foreign agents attach to them financially too.
Anything to cause chaos and mayhem in our nation.
The way they work they are getting a lot of funding from somewhere.