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Gabby Giffords's husband buys an AR-15 "assault" rifle then backtracks.

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posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 10:28 PM
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Gabby Giffords's Husband Buys an AR-15.

So, after recently testifying with tears in his eyes that these guns are evil and no one but the loving government should be allowed to have them, what does he do? He buys one...

So he can have one just not the rest of us...

Apparently he also bought some of those "high capacity" magazines.

On their anti-gun website, they state that AR-15s and "high capacity" magazines were not a self defense weapon. Apparently, the government didnt get that memo:

Personal Defense Weapons Solicitation.

If you follow and believe the timeline presented in the article, it wasnt until after the story started to go viral that he coincidentally declared that the purchase was made to prove a point:


I just had a background check a few days ago when I went to my local gun store to buy a .45. As I was leaving, I noticed a used AR-15. Bought that too. Even to buy an assault weapon, the background check only takes a matter of minutes. I don't have possession of it yet but I'll be turning it over to the Tucson PD when I do.

Wait, he bought a $1200 gun so he could allegedly turn it over to the police?


Why not donate the money to charity or some other worthwhile cause?

And what about the .45 caliber semi automatic handgun that he bought, isnt he returning that too?


Why'd he buy it in the first place? "Guns are evil".


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posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 10:30 PM
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"Useful idiot"....



posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 10:39 PM
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This just goes to prove that EVERYONE is pro-gun FOR THEMSELVES. Apparently no matter what happens in a person's own family (allegedly), fear of helplessness rules your actions ultimately. The political fantasy of believing that outlawing guns will make us safer disolves away completely if we're 100% honest with ourselves. There's exactly one person you can count on when it matters. It's YOU.



posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 10:45 PM
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He's full of crap or has no intention of "turning it over". If he passed the check, of which I have no doubt, he would have walked out of the store with it. In AZ, you don't have to let the weapon sit for any waiting period after the background check comes back. The only reason to "not have possesion yet" is if he left it there to have something installed or worked on (i.e. scoped mounted and sighted in).

Shops in AZ don't let you just leave weapons there after purchase. Heck, even if you are getting sights or smithing done most require you to wait until they are finished and take it with you, unless they won't have it done by close.
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posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 10:47 PM
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Originally posted by Urantia1111
This just goes to prove that EVERYONE is pro-gun FOR THEMSELVES. Apparently no matter what happens in a person's own family (allegedly), fear of helplessness rules your actions ultimately. The political fantasy of believing that outlawing guns will make us safer disolves away completely if we're 100% honest with ourselves. There's exactly one person you can count on when it matters. It's YOU.


Wonder if this has anything to do with the fact he lives at ground zero for Cartel excursions into this country . . . And, DHS is reducing the number of agents protecting the citizens of that area?



posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 10:55 PM
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You're darned tootn it does. That part of our country is pretty consistently FBI-rated as highly dangerous. I know a few people living in the Phoenix area who carry as a rule. You very well might need it on any given day relatively speaking. Very busy area for criminal types. Nice city though to be honest.



posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 10:59 PM
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Originally posted by gladtobehere

And what about the .45 caliber semi automatic handgun that he bought, isnt he returning that too?



You see that is the end result....go with the gun that has bullets too big to have more than 10 rounds in the mag. You don't see too many 308 mag bigger than 10 rounds...nor do you see it with 50 cals either...

Like Mr. Gifford I'll just get bigger guns....


BTW why is he complaining about ARs when it was a pistol that was used on his wife? I just don't understand that part...
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posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 11:29 PM
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Originally posted by Urantia1111
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You're darned tootn it does. That part of our country is pretty consistently FBI-rated as highly dangerous. I know a few people living in the Phoenix area who carry as a rule. You very well might need it on any given day relatively speaking. Very busy area for criminal types. Nice city though to be honest.


While the areas surrounding Tucson (the Catalinas, Patagonia, Nogales) can be an "adventure" if you are out hiking/camping/hunting or you own a ranch outside of civilization . . . the city is no more dangerous than any other city. Most of the issues come from the typical gang-types, not Cartels (although I'm sure there may be some loose association).

Phoenix, on the other hand, I'll have to disagree with your assessment. I was born in PHX and have lived here the majority of my life. The exceptions being some time spent living in Oakland (notoriously viewed) and Dallas. I have never carried open or concealed, even though it's perfectly legal without permit, and never encountered a situation when I wished I had. It's actually a very quiet metro area. Violent crime is mostly found in three areas, S. PHX (low income), W PHX (lower/middle class), and Tempe (by ASU). Even then, I've never known anyone affected in those areas, unless they were up to no good to begin with. Not saying it doesn't happen, as it does in every major city, but nowhere near what you hear about in places like Chicago, New York, and DC.

I do know/see, however, quite a few "urban cowboys" walking around acting like they wish something would happen . . . Not saying your friends don't have reason to carry, but just don't want a false sense of the "danger" of the area portrayed. I think the media does like to "hype" up the incidents though . . . nothing better than keeping us in fear . . .



posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 11:31 PM
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Originally posted by Xtrozero

Originally posted by gladtobehere

And what about the .45 caliber semi automatic handgun that he bought, isnt he returning that too?



You see that is the end result....go with the gun that has bullets too big to have more than 10 rounds in the mag. You don't see too many 308 mag bigger than 10 rounds...nor do you see it with 50 cals either...

Like Mr. Gifford I'll just get bigger guns....


BTW why is he complaining about ARs when it was a pistol that was used on his wife? I just don't understand that part...
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He is a very vocal member of the "anti-gun" movement in the state. Now . . . he is a hypocrite, to boot!



posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 11:41 PM
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Wait a second...

He goes to Congress to hold his wife's hand while she preaches the evil of guns, then goes to the local gun store and says, "Hey! That looks sweet! I want that!" Then seems bewildered by the whole event.

So he is engaged in confusing behavior and displays a lack of impuse control. Why hasn't the AZ AG cracked-down on him by confiscating his guns and giving him a mental evaluation? It's the exact same thing he want's done to everyone else, so it would only be fair for him to get the first turn at bat.



posted on Mar, 10 2013 @ 11:53 PM
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Guys a moron..



posted on Mar, 11 2013 @ 12:36 AM
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This is just priceless. Hypocrite is correct. They're all hypocrites.

Jeez, it would be super to have a video of him purchasing the guns. Wonder if the place he bought it has video


Sorry OP, just visited link. This is good! Apparently, he took a photo of himself making the purchase!!
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posted on Mar, 11 2013 @ 12:43 AM
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::::walks into guns store:::

"wow...now that is a beautiful AR .... I will take it"

"ohh ohhh...thats a nice handgun as well...Ill take it"..

::::gets caught:::

"umm, yea- uhh-well- I did this to make a point ya know...Ima go take the AR and turn it in cause these things are evil MMMkay"...

"no- Ill take the handgun home- Ima teach a class with it later to show people how awful they really are..."

"oh and btw- Ima need 3 boxes of ammo for each"... thanks.



posted on Mar, 11 2013 @ 08:58 AM
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So now that he has donated a weapon to the police department, what is to stop a shady cop from using that weapon as a throw down to cover his/her own illegal action at some point.

Since he did do a background check, the serial # will point to him. Regardless of the news story, it will still mud up the waters for a period of time.

I also have another theory, but I am afraid it may be against T&C.



posted on Mar, 11 2013 @ 09:30 AM
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Originally posted by TDawgRex
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I also have another theory, but I am afraid it may be against T&C.


I do too - and I am not posting it here - not because it would be a violation but because this is NOT the place to post such things - period! There are many other reasonable venues that can and will handle the truth about the Gifford's affair, Sandy Hook and many others. Unfortunate but true.
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posted on Mar, 11 2013 @ 09:35 AM
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No, purposeful Jackass. Both of them.

The typical "Do as I say, not as I do".



posted on Mar, 11 2013 @ 09:36 AM
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reply to post by solomons path
 


There are more men these days that buy the gun, and hide it from the restrictive wife.

This is showing to be a case for this.

He is a turd, plain and simple.



posted on Mar, 11 2013 @ 09:40 AM
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Originally posted by CosmicCitizen
"Useful idiot"....


AMEN - Right on...........+ he's merely a NASA perp. As for his alleged wife - she was not the intended target, but was 'collaterally' damaged. The main object of the so-called "assault" was U.S. District Judge John Roll.
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posted on Mar, 11 2013 @ 09:42 AM
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Existing thread : here









 
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