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Mass Shootings Spur Call for New Gun Control Laws
Gun control advocates are urging lawmakers to rewrite the nation’s gun control laws after mass shootings in upstate New York, Pittsburgh and Washington state. In Binghamton, New York, a gunman attacked an immigration center on Friday, killing thirteen people before taking his own life. Most of the dead were immigrants who were taking classes at the immigration center. The gunman was a Vietnamese-born immigrant who recently lost his job.
Originally posted by xman_in_blackx
I find it interesting the people have missed a logical point.
One cannot legislate to an insane person or to a person who has malevolent intent.
An insane person does not care about the laws.
A criminal does not care about the laws.
A person who is suicidal does not care about the laws.
New laws will not solve the problem.
Originally posted by Now, to the potential conspiracy side of things which is why we're here right? Could these shootings be individuals "programed" and being "activated" as a means to an end , or is this mearly a sign of people reaching there breaking point due to our elected officials' corruption and utter contempt for anything other than themselves which has driven this once great country into the ground?
Originally posted by The Godfather of Conspira
Actual crime levels in the US as a whole have been decreasing steadily since 2001.
The coverage crimes are getting the MSM and the number of reports on gun violence and related homicides has been steadily increasing.
Fear. It's the oldest tool of power. If you're distracted by the fear of those around you, your too preoccupied to notice the actions of those above you.
Keep everyone placated and fearful and you can get away with anything.
[edit on 6/4/09 by The Godfather of Conspira]
Originally posted by scoopkill
Gun Control is only designed to prevent criminals, minors, people declared mentally ill, non citizens, etc from getting their hands on guns the legal way. As you can see, in most mass shootings the shooter had no type of criminal or any other recorded that would of prevented them from buying guns legally. Many if not all of these shooters bought there guns legally. It is hard to understand how people call for more gun control when the laws works. So how would any type of gun control except a gun ban would prevent these types of shootings.