CDZ Why Americans don't give a damn about mass shootings

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    Very interesting article Why Americans don't give a damn about mass shootings - CNN

    This hit home for me:

    I was 800 yards +/- from the shooter at Mandalay Bay, well within range. I was armed with a Glock. Nothing I could have done with that, I was out armed and nowhere near effective range.

    IMO: ALL automatic and semi-automatic rifles should be banned.
     
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    Will you be utilizing the argument that you were armed with only a knife and not in effective range to stop the guy with the handgun if the next incident involves only a handgun?

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    Can not outlaw semi automatic weapons the Courts already ruled that in order to be protected by the 2nd Amendment a weapon must be of use to the military.
     
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    Another one of a fool’s stories based on his rampant imagination. Lol!
     
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    Time to pull out the old YES albums.

    I have several Roger Dean prints around the house. :2up:
     
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    We have sown the seeds of gun violence by our apathy. We have cultivated the fields with political intimidation through the powerful gun lobbies. We have watered the fields with the blood of the innocent. And now we must reap the whirlwind.

    Gun advocates will argue that as no law could prevent gun violence, no laws need be written. The argument of the unimaginative and truly uncompassionate. But those gun advocates insist on using the second amendment as a national suicide note. They see powerful weapons used on the battlefield as their uninfringible right to bear. I ask them: what is the virtue of high capacity magazines and semi-automatic (or modified semi-automatic firing systems). They argue that such weaponry is absolutely necessary to defend themselves from the hordes of gun toting criminals at their door. They live in a make believe world of Rambo and Dirty Harry where they can be the hero gunslinger saving the day.

    Gun advocates won't take responsibility for the havoc brought by those weapons. Those of us who want to act are thwarted by their intimidation. And the bodies keep piling up.

    If Charleston, Newtown, and Las Vegas couldn't move the needle, no tragedy will.

    To quote Sonny & Cher, and the beat goes on.
     
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    The lawful will not give up the right. The criminal will ignore any law.

    Your solution?
     
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    You post this and rate my post as funny. Why should you be taken seriously?
     
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    Pretty words... Why don't you try telling them to the people in the Middle East, South America, and Africa, about how gun laws will make them safer?

    Or how about the people in Paris or Derry...

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    I don't expect you to take anything rational seriously.
     

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