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Old 2022-05-17, 13:43   #903
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... smaller magazines are a good thing.
Agree.

So let's solve this shooting epidemic for good and make all magazine sizes zero.
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Old 2022-05-18, 00:45   #904
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So let's solve this shooting epidemic for good and make all magazine sizes zero.
True story... A fellow guest at a dinner party was showing off how cool he was by "carrying".

He removed the magazine and handed me the handgun.

"Dude... You have a live round in the chamber...
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Old 2022-05-18, 02:19   #905
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"Dude... You have a live round in the chamber...
That lends itself to 2 different ways to win a Darwin Award.
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Old 2022-05-18, 12:02   #906
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"Dude... You have a live round in the chamber...
That lends itself to 2 different ways to win a Darwin Award.
Heck of a way to top off a dinner party...
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Old 2022-05-25, 01:33   #907
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Today, another mass shooting in Texas. A minimum of 14 children and one teacher dead.
This is the 212 th mass shooting of 2022.


What does Texas do to prevent people from becoming criminals? ( If they don't want to drop their gun ownership obsession )

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Old 2022-05-25, 01:47   #908
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What does Texas do to prevent people from becoming criminals? ( If they don't want to drop their gun obsession with gun ownership)
Since crimes are defined by the laws, then it is easy: Change the laws to make all shooting legal.

And to really answer the question for all criminals of any type, then eliminate all laws.

Solved it for you. No more criminals.
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Old 2022-05-25, 02:41   #909
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Today, another mass shooting in Texas. A minimum of 14 children and one teacher dead.
This is the 212 th mass shooting of 2022.
They should just hand out guns to all of those good children so the good kids with a gun can take out the bad man with a gun.
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Old 2022-05-25, 02:46   #910
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Today, another mass shooting in Texas. A minimum of 14 children and one teacher dead.
This is the 212 th mass shooting of 2022.


What does Texas do to prevent people from becoming criminals? ( If they don't want to drop their gun ownership obsession )
Gunman at a Texas elementary school kills 19 students and two adults before being fatally shot, officials say
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(CNN)An 18-year-old gunman on Tuesday fatally shot 19 children and two adults at a Texas elementary school before he was killed by law enforcement officers, officials said.

The shooter -- identified by Texas officials as ******** ***** of Uvalde -- also shot his grandmother before going to the school, three law enforcement sources told CNN. State Sen. Roland Gutierrez told CNN the grandmother was airlifted to San Antonio and "is still holding on," according to information he was given by the Texas Rangers.

The gunman is believed to have acted alone, Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo said.
If the shooter had no priors, he is prevented from becoming a (convicted) criminal by the fact that he's dead and can't be tried.

And that is how Texas prevents people from becoming criminals!

EDIT: I failed to note that the third and fourth graders killed in the mass shooting will never become criminals, either.

Of course, it never happened. They were all "crisis actors..."

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Old 2022-05-25, 18:44   #911
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During a press conference just moments ago. when Texas gov was wringing his hands and saying how awful it is and our thoughts and prayers blah blah blah, Beto O'Rourke interrupted the press conference by shouting at the gov "You are doing nothing!"
Of course, he was removed from the room and roundly denounced that he must really hurt the families.
And the gov of course and everyone else repeated the gun lobby's mantra " This is not the time. There will be time to address this later."

Except there never is.
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Beto O'Rourke interrupted the press conference by shouting at the gov "You are doing nothing!"
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“This is on you.”
“You said this was not predictable? This is totally predictable when you choose not to do anything,”
https://www.kut.org/politics/2022-05...this-is-on-you

And what did the NRA do around Columbine?
https://www.npr.org/2021/11/09/1049054141/a-secret-tape-made-after-columbine-shows-the-nras-evolution-on-school-shootings
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Old 2022-05-25, 19:50   #913
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Chris Murphy: "This isn't inevitable. These kids weren't 'unlucky'. This only happens in this country, and nowhere else."


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"You cannot explain this through a prism of mental illness because we’re not an outlier on mental illness.
"We’re an outlier when it comes to access to firearms and the ability of criminals and very sick people to get their arms on firearms. That’s what makes America different.”


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-...ting/101097340

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