reply to post by woogleuk
Well Birdy didn't have money problems. He was living a lifestyle way beyond what a cab driver could afford. Where was he getting all his cash?
Getting back to Dunblane, one of the first persons on scene was an off-duty cop who had a kid at the school. He reported seeing four
to the suspects body, not two like the official version.
Here is the real reason for all these mass killings:
5-28-75 Centennial Secondary School
"The Globe and Mail demands that the “government . . . get off its butt” and introduce tougher ‘gun control’ laws. " "The proposals were
recommended for legislation and passed. "
12-6-89 Ecole Poytechnique
"The 1989 massacre also prompted the introduction of new gun-control measures, including the controversial gun registry.."
3-13-96 Dunblane Primary School
Bristish gun laws were made much more stringent in the wake of the shootings.
4-28-96 Port Arthur/Broad Arrow Cafe
Stringent anti-gun regulations for Australians were enacted in the wake of this shooting.
2-28-97 North Hollywood Bank Shootout
This incident was used as an excuse for the LAPD and then law enforcement across the country to "armor up" with heavier weapons, armoured vehicles,
body armor, etc.
3-28-98 Westside Middle School
"...Federal Emergency Management Agency officials will help develop a national program to combat school violence in the aftermath of shootings at
Westside Middle School near Jonesboro and other schools around the country, an agency official said Friday.
"Congress under then president Bill Clinton sought to pass several gun control measures in response..."
"One week after the Columbine shootings, President Clinton introduced legislation requiring background checks on sales of explosives and holding
parents liable when their children commit crimes with guns. Whitehouse Press Secretary Joe Lockhart said: "Clinton is counting on outrage over the
shootings to help push the legislation through, unfortunately oftentimes it takes tragic events to catalyze work here in Washington" "
12-26-00 Wakefield/ Edgewater Massacre
"...gun control advocates held a rally outside the State House to urge lawmakers to ban the sale of assault weapons like McDermott's."
4-26-02 Gutenburg Gymansium
"....two hours after the attack, Germany's parliament jumped into action and immediately tightened the nation's weapons laws."
10-11-02 Myyrmanni Mall bombing
"The Social Democrats seized the opportunity to intensify efforts to censor Internet news groups, bulletin boards and websites. A bill already going
through parliament is seeking to extend restrictions on freedom of speech on the Internet."
5-11-06 Antwerp Street Shooting
"Belgian lawmakers passed strict new gun control laws in 2006 in reaction to the racially motivated shooting deaths of a toddler and her black baby
sitter in Antwerp."
11-7-07 Jokela High School
"Such a tragedy in the normally peaceful Nordic nation should make Finland reconsider its campaign against European Union plans to tighten gun
ownership laws for youngsters, a senior cabinet member told Reuters."
"The German government has agreed to curb gun rights, two months after a 17-year-old killed 15 people with a pistol taken from his father’s
4-10-09 OAED Vocational College
"...an unprecedented incident for Greece that fueled debate about laws governing gun ownership..."
4-30-09 State Oil Academy
"The Azerbajaini Parliament's Standing Human Rights Commission chair Rabiyyat Aslanova said that security must be increased in higher schools....
Aslanova said that cameras must be installed at the entrance to universities...."
8-3-09 LA Fitness Club Shooting
"Gov. Ed Rendell called it "another senseless shooting and a tragic shooting. It's a case where someone who clearly shouldn't have had a firearm
because of mental problems had a firearm." "
[Though not an overt call to change the gun laws, the threat of government action is implied in this statement.]
11-26-09 Pecs University
"(Justice Minister Tibor) Draskovics said that Hungary's laws on the possession of firearms had to be reviewed to see if any tightening is
6-2-10 Cumbria taxi rampage
"The government has promised to lead a national debate on the gun laws with MPs debating the issue before the end of July."
"If we are looking for what the problem is, it is clearly that in our society we have a huge number of guns that we need to get rid of." --David
Cameron, Prime Minister
7-22-11 Norway/Utoya shooting
In a knee-jerk reaction, that can only be compared to actions taken by U.S. bureaucrats in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks, politicians and law
enforcement officials across Europe have joined in a growing chorus to demand legislation be enacted to require extensive spying on the online
activities of citizens.
4-7-11 Tasso da Oliveira Municipal School, Brazil
--The House of Deputies has accelerated the progress of a project that requires the nstallation of metal detectors in all schools in Brazil.
--The decision of the President of the Senate to propose a new national referendum on banning the sale of firearms and ammunition in the country comes
four days after the tragedy at the Municipal School Tasso da Silveira...
"I think Congress should examine the law of disarmament and once again fight for a ban on arms sales in Brazil. That is: zero tolerance for weapons,
" Sarney said early on Friday, arriving in the Senate.