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  1. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, about 1 year ago

    Was a criminal shooting at Sandy Hook, Lester?

  2. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, about 1 year ago

    The mass-murderer’s mother was , IMO, “semi-insane”….like many of us.

    non-lethal is the solution..

    l = liberal
    R should read as “conservative”…

  3. Tigger

    Tigger GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    The Senate is due to vote on Background Checks as early as today. Source: Watch NBC News

  4. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, about 1 year ago

    Which still won’t prevent Sandy Hook.

  5. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, about 1 year ago

    Well if you’re not a cop or a soldier when you shoot someone, there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to become a criminal. What’s the point here?

  6. Overtaxed

    Overtaxed GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Chillbilly

    Socialists are, as defined in the Second Amendment, part of the criminal problem, because they want to take guns away from law abiding Americans while allowing the criminals to keep their guns. Criminals never follow any laws, based on past actions. No reason to believe the criminals and their supporters on the left will start obeying laws any time soon.

  7. d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C and Martens Release

    d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C and Martens Release said, about 1 year ago

    @Molester
    If America wasn’t so good at exporting 6 million guns in 2012 then maybe the criminals wouldn’t import these badboys back to the states and commit crimes with them. More guns = More crime period! Legal or otherwise.

  8. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @David

    David, follow the logic. The second amendment ( the law of the land) says that every citizen ( a definition of militia being the current number two Merriam-Webster definition) of an age to be in the military has a right to own weapons.

    Socialists (from the web page of the Socialist Party USA) stand for:

    We stand for unconditional disarmament by the United States.

    We support federal buyout programs for arms, federal safety standards and licensing for arms, and community-based public training for gun owners.

    http://socialistparty-usa.net/platform.html

    I have no problem with the second thing but how do you unconditionally disarm an entire country and still have guns in a home owners possession?

    As it stands now, if you adhere to current laws in your state you have the right to own weapons. Socialists want to take that right away. So the deerflatener (what cubed venison?) is right….sort of.

  9. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, about 1 year ago

    @Bruce4671

    You give Mr. Flatener too much credit. For instance, he states that socialists want to “take guns from law-abiding citizens while allowing criminals to keep their guns”. Your quote from the Socialist Party’s website doesn’t say anywhere that guns are okay only for criminals.

    A second example would be the idea that criminals have “supporters on the left”.

    The last is the tired idea that criminals don’t obey the law, therefore the idea of having laws is counterproductive.

    I submit that he is trying his best to become Head Troll. Good luck, Mr. Flatener. You have much established competition.

  10. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @wmconelly

    “Was a criminal shooting at Sandy Hook, Lester?”


    Yes, criminally insane.

  11. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, about 1 year ago

    I would argue the popular consensus is not in fair of “limitations,” but in background checks. They aren’t the same.

    But answer me this: First, what the hell is a bus bunny? It doesn’t make any sense in the current context.

    Secondly, how would your suggestions stop the situation that happened in Sandy Hook? She legally owned the firearm. She legally purchased the firearms. She wasn’t a threat. Her son was.

    So does this mean you support guilt by association? How do you background check that? How broadly do you cast your net? Immediate family? Relatives? Neighbors? Because there is absolutely nothing being proposed today that would have prevented Sandy Hook.

    Except one, which is frequently discarded because of its source: Provide armed security at each school. There are a lot of veterans who are out of work who would love the opportunity to do that. We enlist not because of the money or the benefits; we enlist because we believe in protecting our country. And we have a unique level of training that ensures we actually know what the hell we’re doing.

    We have all this chatter about preventing firearms from entering the hands of criminals, but none of the proposals will do that. We could have a national gun registry, and it still wouldn’t stop it; it’s not like a criminal is going to register his firearm before he uses it! All the proposed legislation is going to do is make it harder for law-abiding citizens from getting weapons.

    If or when a sort of check like this is required, registry is mandated, you can bet your bottom dollar there are a lot of us who will refuse to comply. If or when I get a firearm, I will not be part of a national database so the government can pinpoint who has weapons. That is the first step towards a tyranny.

  12. warjoski

    warjoski GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @wmconelly

    So going into a school and shooting a bunch of children doesn’t qualify him as a criminal?

  13. Overtaxed

    Overtaxed GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @ahab

    Actually, it’s the socialists who want criminals to have guns, for two reasons. First, socialists have an instant voters they can always count on to vote, early, often, and illegally. Second, criminals tend to shoot up law abiding Americans who won’t vote socialist, no matter what. So it is in the socialists best interest for only the socialist elites and criminals to have guns. Of course, in many instances, socialist elites and criminals are one in the same.

  14. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    At least he recognizes it is the high magazine capacity SHORT BARREL AND CONCEALABLE firearms the NRA defends that are most favored by “criminals”, NOT long rifles.


    BtW, as noted elsewhere, I once arrested my “most dangerous” criminal BECAUSE he had a loaded and concealed weapon where it was illegal to have it. Had I and my partner not been alert, he likely would have killed at least one, if not both of us, at a “routine” car stop.


    Yes, criminals are such because the disregard the law, but if the law allows, instead of forbids, law enforcement from taking reasonable actions to regulate weapons and possession thereof, we’d all be safer and better off.

  15. pirate227

    pirate227 said, about 1 year ago

    @Adrian Snare

    l = left
    r = right

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