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  •  Which gun regulation would have prevented this? (1+ / 0-)
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    Joieau

    By all indications, none of the shooters expect to get out of this alive.  None of them expect to keep their names a secret or the ownership of their guns a secret.  None of them expect to get away with this.

    So if all of these men had clean records before today, then under any regulations you might propose, all would pass a background check.  All would be legally allowed to own guns, and all would have registered firearms at home.

    If all those men are willing to take on a suicide mission, then explain to me which gun regulation would prevent them from doing so?  At what point would they say, "I'd love to go kill a couple dozen people, but the gun laws say I can't, so oh well..."?

    These men have willingly thrown away their entire lives, and you think a little more gun regulation would have changed their minds?  Why?

    •  Just because we can't prevent ALL the violence (1+ / 0-)
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      Adam AZ

      ....Why won't you gun freaks let us try and prevent SOME of it?
      We average Americans should not be held hostage to the gun fetishists.

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