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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:08 pm    Post subject: [LOLGUNS] 5 People Shot At 3 Different Gun Shows Reply with quote

5 People Shot At 3 Different Gun Shows On Gun Appreciation Day

If the gun advocates behind this year’s inaugural Gun Appreciation Day had hoped to use the day’s festivities to build support for their anti-regulation platform, they are going to have to wait another year.

Emergency personnel had to be called to the scene of the Dixie Gun and Knife Show in Raleigh, North Carolina after a gun accidentally discharged and shot two people at the show’s safety check-in booth just after 1 pm. Both victims were transported to an area hospital, and the Raleigh Fire Department announced that the show would be closed for the rest of the day.

Gun Appreciation Day is the combined effort of dozens of far-right organizations who have been vocal opponents of gun control advocates’ efforts to reduce the number of dangerous weapons on our streets and prevent them from ending up in the hands of people with criminal backgrounds or a history of mental illness. In response to a renewed push for sensible reforms of gun laws after the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, groups like the National Rifle Association and the founders of Gun Appreciation Day have instead advocated for an increase in the number of guns in public places like elementary schools, arguing — falsely — that more guns will mean more protection for individuals.

But today’s unfortunate accident, which took place at a safety check in surrounded by hundreds of people who presumably have at least some training on how to properly handle a dangerous weapon, undermines that case. Earlier this week, an armed security officer at a Michigan charter school accidentally left his gun in a restroom that is regularly used by students as young as five years old.

A representative from Political Media, the group responsible for organizing Gun Appreciation Day, was not immediately available for comment.

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/01/19/1473881/two-people-accidentally-shot-at-a-gun-show-safety-checkpoint-on-gun-appreciation-day/?mobile=nc

Could be an article from the onion, though.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 2:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sometimes ROFLMAO just isn't enough to express what you're really feeling.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Should be renamed "Bullet Acceptance Day".
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Meanwhile in Chicago, a handful of teenage black kids are shot dead by other teenage black kids with handguns.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Meanwhile in Chicago, a handful of teenage black kids are shot dead by other teenage black kids with handguns.

Was that accidental too? Man, you guys are clumsy when you are handling your guns.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Meanwhile in Chicago, a handful of teenage black kids are shot dead by other teenage black kids with handguns.


Problem can probably be solved by using more and bigger guns.
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They used to have these enormous impact sprinklers here, for irrigating grass verges near main roads. As kids we used to shoot them at each other on hot days until chased off by council rangers. Is that what it's like to have guns as kids?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

lolgov. 'cause where we're going, you don't need civil liberties.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The NRA (USA) should open throughout the USA lots of shooting ranges for kids, operated by kids. No adults admitted, because of likely paedophile infiltration.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

First, let's start with a less-biased news source: CNN Article

Second, let's not laugh at the gun, let's laugh at the person controlling it. You can't fix stupid. And to be honest, when you have this many gun shows at once, you're going to have accidents.

Third, twenty-seven people died yesterday in the U.S. from alcohol-related car accidents. I still say it's more efficient to ban booze.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wswartzendruber wrote:
when you have this many gun shows at once, you're going to have accidents.
We (CO) seem to have them weekly and I haven't heard of any problems.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I still say it's more efficient to ban booze


So your argument is that we're not allowed to look at gun control until we discover the secret of immortality and conquer death?

Have to do better than that.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jesus :P
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=299782

24 dead, 87 dead the day before at a university. no guns involved. where's the outcry?

you don't care about people dying, or you would be pissed that over 100 people died within the last week from attacks. so why are you complaining about guns, again?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wswartzendruber wrote:
First, let's start with a less-biased news source: CNN Article

Second, let's not laugh at the gun, let's laugh at the person controlling it. You can't fix stupid. And to be honest, when you have this many gun shows at once, you're going to have accidents.

Third, twenty-seven people died yesterday in the U.S. from alcohol-related car accidents. I still say it's more efficient to ban booze.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wswartzendruber wrote:
First, let's start with a less-biased news source: CNN Article

Second, let's not laugh at the gun, let's laugh at the person controlling it. You can't fix stupid. And to be honest, when you have this many gun shows at once, you're going to have accidents.

Third, twenty-seven people died yesterday in the U.S. from alcohol-related car accidents. I still say it's more efficient to ban booze.


boozing isn't the problem. boozing and driving is. I am all for laws preventing the mixing of the two.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

big dave wrote:
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=299782

24 dead, 87 dead the day before at a university. no guns involved. where's the outcry?

you don't care about people dying, or you would be pissed that over 100 people died within the last week from attacks. so why are you complaining about guns, again?


Another one who seems to think we have to conquer all other forms of death before we're allowed to talk about deaths by shooting.

PS: we don't.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

big dave wrote:
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=299782

24 dead, 87 dead the day before at a university. no guns involved. where's the outcry?

you don't care about people dying, or you would be pissed that over 100 people died within the last week from attacks. so why are you complaining about guns, again?


its a tragedy. Not sure where you are going with that.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I still say it's more efficient to ban booze


So your argument is that we're not allowed to look at gun control until we discover the secret of immortality and conquer death?

Have to do better than that.

Man, I sure have missed your strawman responses!

Good to have you back.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mcgruff wrote:
big dave wrote:
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=299782

24 dead, 87 dead the day before at a university. no guns involved. where's the outcry?

you don't care about people dying, or you would be pissed that over 100 people died within the last week from attacks. so why are you complaining about guns, again?


Another one who seems to think we have to conquer all other forms of death before we're allowed to talk about deaths by shooting.

PS: we don't.

the point is that you're trying to trample my rights. you're trying to fill a slow leak, when there's a gaping flood occurring elsewhere.

even worse, gun control is racist. all supporters of gun control are racist. you are a racist. it's insulting.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

big dave wrote:
mcgruff wrote:
big dave wrote:
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=299782

24 dead, 87 dead the day before at a university. no guns involved. where's the outcry?

you don't care about people dying, or you would be pissed that over 100 people died within the last week from attacks. so why are you complaining about guns, again?


Another one who seems to think we have to conquer all other forms of death before we're allowed to talk about deaths by shooting.

PS: we don't.

the point is that you're trying to trample my rights. you're trying to fill a slow leak, when there's a gaping flood occurring elsewhere.

even worse, gun control is racist. all supporters of gun control are racist. you are a racist. it's insulting.

As shown here
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Old School wrote:
big dave wrote:
mcgruff wrote:
big dave wrote:
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=299782

24 dead, 87 dead the day before at a university. no guns involved. where's the outcry?

you don't care about people dying, or you would be pissed that over 100 people died within the last week from attacks. so why are you complaining about guns, again?


Another one who seems to think we have to conquer all other forms of death before we're allowed to talk about deaths by shooting.

PS: we don't.

the point is that you're trying to trample my rights. you're trying to fill a slow leak, when there's a gaping flood occurring elsewhere.

even worse, gun control is racist. all supporters of gun control are racist. you are a racist. it's insulting.

As shown here

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deacons_for_Defense_and_Justice
http://pjmedia.com/blog/gun-control-fails-say-statistics-from-gun-control-advocates/
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 2:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

mcgruff wrote:
So your argument is that we're not allowed to look at gun control until we discover the secret of immortality and conquer death?

Your brain appears to be suffering from some sort of textual parsing issue.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 2:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So what was your point?
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