posted on Jan, 10 2011 @ 09:11 PM
Originally posted by GeneralAwesome
reply to post by Sinnthia
Would it make you feel better if he had reloaded multiple times in the process of shooting?
Wasn't he stopped while trying to reload? Kind of makes that case right there.
Actually quite. It would make me feel far better to think crazy people can not get handguns in the first place but the thought of him having to stop
shooting and take time to reload would have been nice. It is much easier to tackle a kid with an empty gun than it is to tackle a kid who is shooting
How about used a car to plow into the crowd instead? What then, ban cars? Afterall, why should a nutjob have the ability to drive a car when he
could use it to decimate large numbers of people?
Ban cars???? When did I say they should ban guns? There is a reason he did not have access to a tank you know.
Blaming an object is symbolic of someone without any other argument.
When did I do any such thing?
Why were the warning signs ignored? Why didnt local police act on them?
My questions as well.
Stop blaming guns, stop blaming hi cap mags, and start placing blame where it rightly belongs. On the individual who actually committed the
How about I blame the person that did the shooting and the laws that allowed him access to a high cap mag as well as the high cap mag. I am pretty
sure that I can be upset with whatever I like. Stop making up things I never said. I never once advocated banning guns. I would still love to now why
this nut needed to have access to a high capacity magazine though. Can you justify that or just whine that it was his right?
While not used as a weapon (although books do have that nice hard binding which could cause injury) religious texts give people the motivation
and the neuroses to kill. They should be banned too right?
I am getting really sick of this stretch. Especially in light of this argument. The same folks that claim nothing Palin or Angle said could cause any
harm keep telling me how dangerous the words in books can be.
OK! No one has ever been read to death. Motivation and the means are two very
different things. I can be motivated to take out 1000 people by any book in the library. Without the weapon to carry that out, my motivation is pretty
edit on 10-1-2011 by Sinnthia because: (no reason given)