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Regardless of one's political ideology or "team" of choice, statements like this should really piss you off! To use the death of children to push an agenda is just scummy and it gets my blood boiling! Bad form, Mr. President.....bad form. signature:
Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by neo96
They (progressives) can't bring forth an honest, common sense basis for gun control.
They just can't.
They have to rely on hyperbole, rhetoric, straw man arguments, fear, threats, bribes to get their draconian laws passed.
We know that Chicago, and California have now and have for awhile two of the strictest gun laws and they have not now or in the past worked, Chicago has more gun violence than any other state and California is pretty close. But other states such as Texas where gun laws are less strict there tends to be less gun violence.
Or would you much rather have him licenced as a fit and proper person to own such a weapon?..
Originally posted by groingrinder
Obama is picking a fight with the wrong person. That person is collectively known as the American people.
A 44-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman was found stabbed to death about 100km north of Adelaide.
Two people have been shot, one fatally, in separate shootings in Melbourne overnight. A man believed to be in his 20s was found dead at Thomastown in Melbourne's north.Emergency services were called to a commercial address in Bostock Court around 2.35am (AEDT) after reports of an alleged gun incident. A 37-year-old man is in custody and assisting police with their enquiries. The second shooting occurred in Kensington in Melbourne's inner west about 4am (AEDT).
Guns, drugs and counterfeit cash have allegedly been found at a house after a routine police traffic stop in Brisbane. Police say they pulled a vehicle over in the city early on Monday morning and found cash and drug-related items inside.
Detectives later searched a house at Regents Park, south of Brisbane, and allegedly found firearms, ammunition, drugs and counterfeit money. Two men and a woman were charged with multiple drug, explosives and firearm offences, and appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday.
A woman has been bashed on the head with a hammer and shot in the hip by a masked man on the Queensland Gold Coast. Police say the woman, 18, was walking along a footpath in Carrara about 2am (AEST) on Sunday when struck from behind on the head.
Masked men have stolen a number of firearms after breaking into a storage unit in Melbourne's southeast. Police say the thieves broken into the Huntingdale facility in the early hours of last Thursday using bolt cutters to cut the padlocks on several safes where the guns were stored. It's believed the robbery was targeted.
A man has been charged with wounding with intent to murder after allegedly stabbing two men during an argument over a van blocking a path in Sydney's west. Police say three men, all aged 25, were removing furniture from a house in Girraween on Monday afternoon when they became involved in a verbal dispute with another resident about their van blocking his path.
A driver was undergoing a breath test when police noticed a firearm in his car. Police responded to a call about a person acting suspiciously in the Ballarat area and intercepted a car driven by a Ballarat man, 22, about 3am (AEDT) on Tuesday.
As the driver undertook a breath test, police saw a firearm in the passenger foot well of the car. A further search found a baton, knife, laser pointer, cash, mobile phone, drug paraphernalia and chemicals thought to be methamphetamine.