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Will the Epidemic of Gun violence and Mass Murder break the back of the Republican Party in 2020 ?

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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 04:50 AM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: surfer_soul




Most people with mental illness aren’t violent so no it’s not just that, but clearly there is something wrong in the heads of those that carry out mass shootings.


Clearly saying "mental illness" and leaving it at that, is a red herring.


Agreed👍




posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 04:50 AM
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a reply to: DAVID64

Good to know there are geniuses out there who can illegally alter the hardware so the carnage can continue.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 04:52 AM
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a reply to: Phage

That’s why we have more specific terms like psychopaths.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 04:53 AM
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a reply to: Lagomorphe

Something must have gotten lost in the translation...



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 04:54 AM
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a reply to: surfer_soul

So, you're into psychiatry? Good luck with that.

There is no actual diagnosis of psychopathy in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 04:58 AM
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originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: AlienView

Why dont the crazy people in other countries do things like open fire on an innocent crowd?

This only happens here.



Of course we know this in not just a US porblem - Yes, its everywhere.

But, follow the news - its worse here.

MOre guns per capita, and more nuts per capita - A bad combination.


And don't get me wrong - I'm not backing the anti gun, anti Second Ammendmetn extremist Liberals.

I sometimes imagine they get sexually excited [hyperbole] every time there is a mass murder
- more justification for repealing the Second Ammendment altogether.

But the fact is, all guns are dangerous, but some guns are a lot more dangerous - some high capacity guns
are particularly suited for mass murder - Machine guns for example.

Well you know machine guns are highly restricted - Isn't it now time time to restrict the ownership to the high
capacity semi- auto? - Do you really need a 30 or more round clip for self defense?

Yes! - On the battlefield - - do you really think the the streets of America should be maintained as a battlefield?



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 04:59 AM
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originally posted by: Lagomorphe

originally posted by: [post=24544078]hopenotfeariswhatweneed[/p


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originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: AlienView

Why dont the crazy people in other countries do things like open fire on an innocent crowd?

This only happens here.




Guns aren't as readily available is one obvious reason.



Yes they are... just need to know the right people.

Remember ex Yugoslavia? Tons of guns have hit the black market here in mainland Europe.

Lags




So guns arent just as readily available are they you need to know the right people.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 04:59 AM
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originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: Lagomorphe

Anger. Hate. Intolerance.



So you finally admit what the Left is all about.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:00 AM
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a reply to: Phage

I’m all ears to hear your explanation then?

It’s not my fault that psychologists insist on labelling people with a broad range of bad mental traits under one umbrella term.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:01 AM
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I sometimes imagine they get sexually excited [hyperbole] every time there is a mass murder

Interesting that stock in gun manufacturing companies increases in value every time there is a mass murder.



Do you really need a 30 or more round clip for self defense?

30 - 50 feral hogs agree!

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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:01 AM
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a reply to: Lagomorphe

Fabulous. How did France get rid of hate.

the church has been trying since time out of mind.

For the record your post


If it is not a mental health problem in your opinion then what is it then?

didn't put a geographical border on your question.
And I didn't think there was one.
But ok
not in France.

Passez une bonne journée Monsieur.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:02 AM
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a reply to: surfer_soul




I’m all ears to hear your explanation then?

Explanation for what?
Why people are willing to kill and die for something they believe in?

Or why it is so easy to do so?





It’s not my fault that psychologists insist on labelling people with a broad range of bad mental traits under one umbrella term.

I guess you missed the part about there being no diagnosis for psychopathy.

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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:04 AM
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originally posted by: Sillyolme
This only happens here.


Really?!

Only happens here....uh huh right.

So you obviously didn't even try to search;


Shows skewed PBS data with imbalanced stats;
PBS


A better report below, showing broken down statics and sources, proves PBS was cherry picking.


From this report we find that the US is far from being ranked 3rd in homicides. The top 3 nations are:

El Salvador- 108.8 intentional homicides per 100,000

Honduras- 63.8

Venezuela- 57.2

The US rate is 4.9, putting it way down the list at #94 (out of 219).

Even if we count the absolute number of homicides instead of homicide rate, the US still isn’t 3rd. In absolute numbers, the top 3 countries are:

Brazil- 55,574

India- 41,623

Mexico- 20,762

The US is number 8, with 15,696 homicides in 2015.

UN Data


Given the above information, I can hardly see where you justify, "it only happens here"...





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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:04 AM
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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:08 AM
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a reply to: Phage

I don't really think so either but they have banned specific weapons and hardware and that needs to continue.

Military type assault rifles are not needed to shoot rabbits or even the junkie who enters your home.

I am optimistic at heart but realistic too.
I am hoping for some changes that will make this scenario less likely in the future.

I saw a video of three and four year olds learning how to quietly evade an active shooter at a preschool earlier this morning.
As a mother it just brought tears to my eyes.
I am heart broken that this is our world now.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:09 AM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed

originally posted by: Lagomorphe

originally posted by: [post=24544078]hopenotfeariswhatweneed[/p


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originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: AlienView

Why dont the crazy people in other countries do things like open fire on an innocent crowd?

This only happens here.




Guns aren't as readily available is one obvious reason.



Yes they are... just need to know the right people.

Remember ex Yugoslavia? Tons of guns have hit the black market here in mainland Europe.

Lags




So guns arent just as readily available are they you need to know the right people.


Illegal guns are easy to find.

Legal guns too if you have a hunting licence or sports shooting licence after vetting by the French interior ministry.

I have seven different firearms (Including hand me downs which are quite common over here)

Lags



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:09 AM
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a reply to: ADVISOR




Given the above information, I can hardly see where you justify, "it only happens here"...





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posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:10 AM
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originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: Lagomorphe

Fabulous. How did France get rid of hate.

the church has been trying since time out of mind.

For the record your post


If it is not a mental health problem in your opinion then what is it then?

didn't put a geographical border on your question.
And I didn't think there was one.
But ok
not in France.

Passez une bonne journée Monsieur.


???



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:10 AM
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a reply to: surfer_soul

Or you can be sane and violent.
You can be hate filled and angry and still be sane.



posted on Aug, 8 2019 @ 05:10 AM
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a reply to: Sillyolme

People quit saying military type when you mean style, it has the look but not the function.




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