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 Post subject: Re: America..why won't you just ban the fucking gun?
PostPosted: Mon July 03, 2017 1:34 am 
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This story is so fucking sad


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Takings clause for the win! (at least temporarily)
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Be the hero and bring a gun to your school


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Those appear to be rifles, and other than small bore/ air rifles, rifle teams at the primary school level are largely unheard of.

However, even in California, there are some schools/clubs that have highschool shotgun skeet/trap teams.

Often, prizes for winning competitions are small college scholarships.

*the more you know!*

**Youth shooting sports also tend not to result in injuries on the scale that say, soccer or football do, and are therefore on the level of just above chess on the frequency of injury.


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I mean...somebody moved that sign to the sporting goods department to take a funny pic, right?

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That would be better than the alternative, right?

But it seems like the answer is a firm "maybe?"

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That's a frightening statistic

Police killed 1093 people in 2016 in the US. In 1st six months of 2017, police killed 492 people. When communities protested in Ferguson after the killing of Mike Brown they were met with military grade weapons, says @opalayo #ICM2017 "We have a human rights crisis now in the United States", says @opalayo #ICM2017

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 Post subject: Re: America..why won't you just ban the fucking gun?
PostPosted: Fri August 25, 2017 7:06 am 
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I dunno Dime, I had a slightly different takeaway from Ferguson.

The cops both had armored cars and a very aggressive stance, and yet were wholly ineffective in protecting property.

We see a similar situation in recent protests where they have been entirely ineffectual in separating protesters and counter-protesters, which has resulted in head injuries and the like.

Are the police good at anything other than defending a straight line?

Is the extent of crowd control defending a line of barriers?

It seems pretty straight forward to me to mark those breaking the law by assault/ vandalism with dye in pepperballs or the like, and driving them back with rubber bullets. If there are a small group interrupting an otherwise peaceful demonstration, hit them hard with rubber bullets from a high vantage point.

The current tactics seem to give in to the hecklers veto in a predictable fashion.

That was my aside that was probably more appropriate elsewhere, but I'm lazy

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Back to your point: a change in policy alone can't fix the current issue of cops being too quick to shoot. We have a ton of court precedence that allows a cop to kill someone for no good reason that needs to be overturned. I don't know how we get there, realistically.

That said, a good number of those folks that got killed by cops were out of their minds, wanted to die, or needed killing. Its unfortunate that we cannot trust the authorities to suss that out for us, and identify those that didn't want or need killing.


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an idea...


instead of manufactuting 1,000,000 Ar-15s in the US every yearr why not manufactures 900,000? Pretty much everyone that want's an AR will still be able to get one, companies still profit and there won't be as many extras floating around....

thinking about foreign policyc....might be a bit less weaponry in the hands of whatever the current enemy of the day seems to be. Those humvess and howitzers in the hands of the enemy of the day...gets to a point where its so fucking obvious that in this perpetual war they are running out of enemies.

A country spending more on saving lives than taking them would be a sight to see.

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A country spending more on saving lives than taking them would be a sight to see.


You must be one of those "Obamacare is killing Americans", otherwise:

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Teen brings guns to school, kills classmate

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Noangel wrote:
an idea...


instead of manufactuting 1,000,000 Ar-15s in the US every yearr why not manufactures 900,000? Pretty much everyone that want's an AR will still be able to get one, companies still profit and there won't be as many extras floating around....

thinking about foreign policyc....might be a bit less weaponry in the hands of whatever the current enemy of the day seems to be. Those humvess and howitzers in the hands of the enemy of the day...gets to a point where its so fucking obvious that in this perpetual war they are running out of enemies.

A country spending more on saving lives than taking them would be a sight to see.


Naw, we'd rather build them ourselves at home.
https://ghostgunner.net/


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Lovely story right here.

4-Year Old Girl Dies AFter Accidentally Shooting Herself With Gun in Grandma's Purse While Looking For Candy

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 Post subject: Re: America..why won't you just ban the fucking gun?
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This sounds really fucking bad.


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 Post subject: Re: America..why won't you just ban the fucking gun?
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Sounds like someone (someones?) are in hotel rooms shooting down at the strip.


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