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  •  It's not tragic or bizarre. It's child abuse. (2+ / 0-)
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    DSPS owl, ramara

    guns are fun v. hey buddy, watch what you are doing -- which side are you on?

    by 88kathy on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 10:32:25 AM PDT

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    •  I'm not sure it is (2+ / 0-)
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      I spent many years as a therapist and worked largely with children in foster care. The child will spend the rest of his life dealing with this, at every stage of development, and I certainly hope he gets help. But I don't think it can be called abuse.

      Republicans want to make government small enough to fit in your vagina..

      by ramara on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 04:43:39 PM PDT

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      •  failure to protect children from dangerous (1+ / 0-)
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        situations. I'm thinking we need to re-think our thinking on deadly weapons.

        Yes the adults should have protected the child from the horror of this. It is not the child's fault. The adults should pay dearly.

        guns are fun v. hey buddy, watch what you are doing -- which side are you on?

        by 88kathy on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 07:51:33 PM PDT

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