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posted on Feb, 21 2018 @ 09:41 PM
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Anyone listening/watching this still?




posted on Feb, 21 2018 @ 09:43 PM
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a reply to: pheonix358

Thank you.❤
I cant agree with armed guards in an elementary school where the babies are and yeah they're babies. I can agree with metal detectors and zero tolerance and a guard outside not visibly armed. We don't need the little ones facing that much reality when they're still watching Nickelodeon on tv.

I'm looking for a solution where it's not necessary to have to deal with a shooter in the first place not how to survive an attack.
Definitely we need to teach our kids to be compassionate when someone is a loner.
We need to make it so that the bully is not the top dog in the school and that that kind of behavior is not tolerated. And we need to reach out to the victims of the bully with genuine compassion and not pity. These are issues that good training and a caring faculty can handle.
There are programs available to help teachers recognize the signs of someone who may cause injure either themselves or others. These programs have worked across the country and have prevented shooters and suicides.
That will go a long way towards proactive solutions for our children.

But there's still the issue of too many guns and the wrong types of guns.
No one is pro gun violence no one is pro shoot up a crowd. We all know that.
I heard a guy on tv say if you need thirty rounds to take down a deer you need to find another hobby. I don't hunt and we do not own a gun but I kind of agree. If hunting is a sport there should probably be more challenge than just being quiet then plowing down what ever comes into view. Wouldn't that destroy trophys?

Anyway those people had a voice today. They were acknowledged in their pain and that is an important first step. It took courage to face that raw emotion.



posted on Feb, 21 2018 @ 10:05 PM
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a reply to: Macenroe82

💖for your daughter.

Yeah I don't think anyone needs to be confronted with the carnage but most certainly we need to acknowledge what this is doing to us to our kids and we need to give them a chance to be heard.
I'm still emotional. And my makeup which is very important to me is wrecked but it's time to washi it off now anyway.
I think some wine and something on the Hallmark channel is in order. I'm whipped.



posted on Feb, 21 2018 @ 11:31 PM
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a reply to: Sillyolme

Sublimecraft was right...

Sillyolme I am floored by what you said and I NEVER agree with your posts.



posted on Feb, 21 2018 @ 11:44 PM
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a reply to: JinMI


originally posted by: Sublimecraft
twitter - link to video
ETA:


Live-feed is over but archived on YT:



posted on Feb, 21 2018 @ 11:46 PM
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a reply to: Murgatroid

I must have been listening to something else.

Apologies.



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 12:59 AM
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a reply to: Sillyolme




I'm looking for a solution where it's not necessary to have to deal with a shooter in the first place not how to survive an attack.


That is it in a nutshell. Other countries allow private citizens to be armed. Switzerland has military weapons in homes and yet ... they don't have a gun problem.

It is the society that has problems. Cure that and the guns do not matter.




But there's still the issue of too many guns and the wrong types of guns.


The Second Amendment is not about hunting. It is about protecting your country against all enemies foreign and domestic. Blaming inanimate objects is not wise.

I hope some good will come of this meeting. FOr now, armed people are a necessary evil but ....




I cant agree with armed guards in an elementary school


Neither should any rational person. The only good that will do is to turn them into scared and obedient slaves.

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posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 01:53 AM
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a reply to: seagull

Starting with me here in florida.

I can't believe the government wouldn't even open up a debate with those students when they went to them.
trump just made florida look weak, very weak. I for one will not be voting for any of the 71 or so reps that voted no.



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 02:07 AM
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I cant agree with armed guards in an elementary school where the babies are and yeah they're babies. I can agree with metal detectors and zero tolerance and a guard outside not visibly armed. We don't need the little ones facing that much reality when they're still watching Nickelodeon on tv.

trump likes this idea,and so did most people in that room. This is defiantly one of the fixes about to be put in place regarding mass shootings. But there is no reason why people can't put there head to gather and think of a way to protect the kids without being seen. The less invasive the better.

You know who made a lot of since. The sandyhook promise guy. www.sandyhookpromise.org...
He starts speaking at 1:05:00. It's funny that earlier when I wrote that comment about not wanting teachers armed I had paused the video right at that point. When I un-paused I listened as that guy echoed my thoughts . I'm glad someone was in the room to say that out loud.

I am sad to say that not a one person had the idea to help teach young kids more about their emotions. Seems to me that doing that would salve a lot of the violence in this country.
edit on 22-2-2018 by scraedtosleep because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 02:52 AM
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a reply to: buckwhizzle




39 calls to Cruz’ house over a 7 year period.


Thats 39 times that alarm bells should have started kicking in

from your link


who had long been on the radar of law enforcement, behavioral specialists, teachers and fellow students.



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 03:13 AM
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Listening should have happened before today, odd that its the Donald that actually did it.

Saw an article last night talking to one of the JROTC people, he mentioned the coach that ran to the building as the shooting started and physically shielded some kids later died from his wounds.

The Jrotc kid said he had no doubt if coach had been allowed to have his CCW the shooting would have been ended quickly.

We have regularly seen teachers willing to die to protect their school kids, I would much rather see them save the school kids without sacrificing their lives.

I also see allowing trained teachers to be armed as a defense of last resort, this is a layered problem that requires more than just a law that may do nothing but allow a politicians to say I voted to try and fix it.

Until we scratch below the surface of its a gun ban it, the desire to do violence will never end.



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 04:07 AM
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originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: shooterbrody

I've been watching . Parents from parkland, from Sandy Hook, from Co!umbine.
Students from Parkland and students from DC schools. Brothers and sisters of students who lost their lives.
I've cried my mascara off.
I hope this will make a difference. It's such a complex multi leveled problem. These people are so brave bearing their souls.
It's very heart warming that a dialog has been opened.
I'm offering praise for president trump in this moment.
Don't lose the moment or the chance.






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Great post, despite our differences it's great to see we can agree that SOMETHING needs to happen.
This one is for you silly!



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 08:14 AM
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a reply to: Vector99

Right back atcha babe.🍹



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 08:16 AM
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a reply to: scraedtosleep

I saw commentary from the people in the room later in the day and no most of them didn't agree this would be a good idea.



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 08:28 AM
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a reply to: JinMI

You too 💖



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 08:28 AM
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a reply to: JinMI

You too 💖



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 08:28 AM
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a reply to: pheonix358


Switzerland has military weapons in homes and yet ... they don't have a gun problem.


You may want to look in to their laws as to why that is. Both purchasing a gun and purchasing ammo require thorough background checks. Even an open carry permit is pretty much unheard of unless you're in a line of work that involves security. And as for those service rifles that they're allowed to keep at home, they're not given any ammo for them. In the event of an emergency they will report to the military armory and be given ammo.



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 08:33 AM
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a reply to: seagull

Yes it makes perfect sense.

We can speak up and we can vote.
I'm a big mouth and I vote.
If they can't get this done I hope they're up to date in their 401K accounts because they will soon be retired.
This time feels different.



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 08:40 AM
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a reply to: Ahabstar

Guys thank you so much. Every time I open my messages there's another applause.
I think four or five. So no more please I'm getting embarrassed because I didn't earn them. Thank you again. Every one of you are shining stars.
Me...
I'm just a mommy speaking from the heart and I can give credit where credit is due.

P.S doesn't mean I'm changing sides lol.



posted on Feb, 22 2018 @ 08:46 AM
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a reply to: pheonix358

And I certainly agree people have the right to protect themselves and their property.

I think a big dog is sufficient myself. Lol. When my huskey was patrolling his domain people crossed the street. I miss that dog a lot.



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