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Originally posted by hawkiye
So you keep all your butcher knives locked up and out of reach of your children I take it? The point is the parents were not there watching them play with guns as your false scenario tries to paint. And why should we appease your cry for vengeance instead of looking at what is best for the family in this situation? Again what purpose would it serve? You think they don't know now they just made the most tragic mistake of thier lives? They have already suffered the worst punishment they could.
And further thier neglect was not in not locking the gun up that is a false anti-gun lie that it is necassary to lock up your guns, their neglect is in not teaching thier 9 year old to shoot and what the awesome power of a gun can do. I was actively shooting by the time I was nine and had a healthy respect for what a gun could do. If this nine year old had been trained to shoot with gun safety he never would have been playing around with it like that. That's what happens when people buy into the anti-gun propaganda that your guns should always be locked up when not in use as if they are just adult sports toys and your children who are old enough should not know anything about them. Most people buy guns for self defense so lot of good they will do you locked up if some criminal confronts you in your home or otherwise.
Tell me how no crime has been committed? I've given examples of why these people need to be held accountable to society for their failure to act in securing their firearm and all I've gotten has been "Oh No! It was a mistake, just leave them alone!
Originally posted by mistafaz
Regardless of being a terrible mistake it's still involuntary manslaughter due to their criminal negligence. This wasn't an incident where it was a kitchen knife or screwdriver or some other household item was used but a weapon which sole purpose is to kill or maim.
Originally posted by brutalsun
Originally posted by 1xion325alpha
Well when you look at America.... It is obvious that this kind of tragedy will unfold. With their gun rhetoric what else would you expect. It seems like you want a gun on every coffee table so no duh kids are going to shoot themselves every month.
You can't help the kids unless the parents are helped first.
(My point being what kind of screwed up person would leaved a loaded gun around a child, it is almost as if America lacks common sense - it is happening TOO OFTEN)
There is a gun in every household in Switzerland by law. You just seem intent on attacking America. Nice.
This is a case of irresponsible parent(s)
Amazingly enough, when Australia Banned guns, your homicide rates stayed steady, just the instruments of death changed.
society suffered from an unlawful killing which could have been committed against any other person rather than a family member.
It wasn't your kid so why do you care about seeing someone get punished? I suppose that's the same mentality of those who would take part in stoning a person.