Skip to main content

View Diary: Must-see: Jon Stewart exposes how the NRA & GOP PREVENT the ATF from enforcing current gun laws (50 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  The NRA likes to sidetrack ... (4+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Catte Nappe, SilentBrook, jayden, BruinKid

    ... an effective technique for deflecting serious discussion.

    Here's one of their little sleight-of-hand moves that may yet backfire ...

    Security officer leaves gun unattended at Lapeer school

    •  But, but, but. we need armed protectors at schools (6+ / 0-)
      Just before she was murdered Tuesday night, Karen Cox Smith learned Dallas police were about to arrest the man who had terrorized her for decades, repeatedly threatened to kill her and nearly choked her to death last month.

      They would be too late.

      About 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, police say, Ferdinand Glen Smith stalked his estranged wife in a UT Southwestern parking garage when the 40-year-old executive assistant got off from work. He confronted the mother of their three children and shot her several times in the head and upper body. She died at the scene.

      Ferdinand Smith has worked as a security guard at Faith Family Academy, an Oak Cliff charter school, for several years.

      Superintendent Mollie Savage said security personnel like Smith “are there to keep the bad people away.” That’s why his arrest came as such a surprise to her.

      “This is all very unexpected,” Savage said. “I would not have seen this coming in a million years. We’re all in mourning.”

      "No one life is more important than another. No one voice is more valid than another. Each life is a treasure. Each voice deserves to be heard." Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse & Onomastic

      by Catte Nappe on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 10:09:12 AM PST

      [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site