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Jeff Stahler

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  1. RadarRecon

    RadarRecon said, about 1 year ago

    Yep. The more the bad guys have, the more the good guys need.

  2. Gresch

    Gresch GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Why do we call them Armed Forces if we take their guns away from them?

  3. Movingsound

    Movingsound GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Hahahaha

  4. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, about 1 year ago

    Did I hear right that this naval shipyard is a “gun free Zone”?
    If so, that is beyond absurd.The idea that civilian police need to be called to stop a rampage on a naval base is simply unacceptable.

  5. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, about 1 year ago

    Did I hear right that this naval shipyard is a “gun free Zone”?
    If so, that is beyond absurd.The idea that civilian police need to be called to stop a rampage on a naval base is simply unacceptable.

  6. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, about 1 year ago

    @RadarRecon

    Nope. Trained cops miss in real-life situations two-thirds of the time — meaning they could hit someone else. I don’t want a bunch of amateur nutjob vigilantes putting me and my family at risk just to show off their substitute penises.

  7. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, about 1 year ago

    @narrowminded

    No.

  8. echoraven

    echoraven said, about 1 year ago

    Stupid toon. We need less guns so we can be more like Detroit.

  9. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, about 1 year ago

    @narrowminded

    The facility is not a ship yard. Ships and weapon systems are designed there. The workers are tech and office types, not combat troops. Shipyards are full of construction workers so they don’t normally carry weapons, either.

  10. TheTruthHurts

    TheTruthHurts said, about 1 year ago

    Just thinking out loud here, it’s been postulated that gun control is sought for the mentally unstable. What would be the response for a mass shooting by a individual who became mentally-ill POST obtaining weapon/s ?
    Comments please.

  11. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Nantucket19

    Ah, but you see, in the view of some people, trained police and guards are worthless- but if you put a gun in Joe Sixpack’s hands, he’ll become an unerring, fearless machine who will kill the bad guy instantly without any accidental harm to others.
    It’s a fantasy mindset born of watching too many spaghetti Westerns, where the good guy is always faster on the draw and the man left standing is always in the right. But these people cling to it like glue, because it gives legitimacy to the “might makes right” mindset they adore.

  12. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @TheTruthHurts

    We re-evaluate drivers to ensure that it’s safe for them to continue to drive. We re-evaluate doctors to ensure that it’s safe for them to continue to practice. But if I said that we should re-evaluate gun owners to ensure that it’s safe for them to continue to own firearms, I’d probably be called a communist, and accused of hating America and the Constitution.

  13. r2varney

    r2varney said, about 1 year ago

    @narrowminded

    Kind of an oxymoron isn’t it. It would be interesting to know how many shots were fired from the civilian police and how many bullet holes were in the “bad guy”.

  14. CAN2

    CAN2 said, about 1 year ago

    @RadarRecon

    I agree!

  15. Fourcrows

    Fourcrows said, about 1 year ago

    @Billy Sargent

    You take out the random factor of how people react in a stress situation. So let’s revisit your scenario:

    The shooter fires at the first person he sees, killing that person but alerting those around him. Those with guns now draw their weapons and try to determine who fired. Perhaps the first one can engage the gunman, and fires, but does so while running cover, adding another six or seven bullets into the air, which ricochet and perhaps strike another 2 to 3 bystanders. anyone else who enters at that point has a 50/50 chance of identifying which shooter is the original gunman, but fire at whoever they see firing a weapon, who may in turn defend themselves from the new shooter. This continues until someone can stop it or everyone runs out of ammo. You now go from 12 to 20 rounds being fired to well over a hundred potentially (which is not uncommon if you read a police report about a shooting involving trained officers). The death toll rises considerably as well.
    Remember. a shooter will immediately turn his attention towards anyone he sees as a threat, so you’re open carry gun owner becomes the first target, and a concealed carry owner becomes a target as soon as their gun is drawn. The original shooter has all advantages because they are seeing everything and are not startled by the shooting. And the more bullets fired from wither side means more potential victims, not less.
    A situation like I described happens all the time among trained shooters – it’s called friendly fire situations, where stress of being under fire causes the people who are armed to fire towards any perceived threat, even if they are their own unit. I doubt armed civilians (or military personnel on base, which is why only the MP’s carry weapons) would fare any better.

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