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Old 05-18-2018, 03:17 PM
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We all know that if someone used a firearm to save a life or stop something from happening the story would either get a token mention (so they can fraudulently claim they are unbiased) or no mention at all. But anytime someone shoots up a school that's not the case. Because the anti-2nd amendment trash in the media will air the mass murderer's name and photo for weeks at a time.They will tell us the gist of any suicide note, tell us his hobbies and or speculate why he did. They will interview survivors and victim's families asking them the stupid "how do they feel?" question. They will give a soap box to anti-2nd amendment trash activists and politicians. They will tell us what kind of guns he used and where he got them. They will tell us how much ammo he had. They will do a story of some phony gun owner turning his guns over to the police or sawing the barrel off.They will do stories of retailers that caved to the anti-2nd amendment trash by either refusing to sell certain semi-automatic firearms or by cutting off ties to pro-2nd amendment groups.



So I ask How long will anti-2nd amendment trash in the media try to exploit the shooting in Texas to push for more gun control?

a couple of days.
a week
a few weeks
three weeks
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Old 05-18-2018, 04:01 PM
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Frankly, I'm shocked I haven't heard anything yet. But by the same token, I have not been listening to the news much at all today.
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Frankly, I'm shocked I haven't heard anything yet. But by the same token, I have not been listening to the news much at all today.


Revolvers and shotguns don't normally shock the gun control chickens.
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I couldn't vote in the poll, because Immediately wasn't an option.

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Democrats slammed President Donald Trump and his party in the wake of the latest deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, Friday, condemning congressional inaction on gun control after the massacre in Parkland, Florida, three months ago.
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/pol...action-n875466
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After the glut of right-wing crisis actor conspiracies, and outright lying about and bullying of some of the Parkland shooting surviviors because they spoke up against gun violence, including unfortunately from some on this forum, conservatives getting offended over folks wanting better gun laws after yet another school shooting rings so hollow.
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depends on if something else comes along to take the top headline.

what i am beginning to seriously question, is what is causing relatively unrelatable teens to take these actions.

Are we really being purposely or accidentally poisoned?


its too too much of a "coincidence"
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After the glut of right-wing crisis actor conspiracies, and outright lying about and bullying of some of the Parkland shooting surviviors because they spoke up against gun violence, including unfortunately from some on this forum, conservatives getting offended over folks wanting better gun laws after yet another school shooting rings so hollow.
Defending the second amendment from emotionally charged pseudo victims is not "right wing" bias. It is Constitutional bias.

The AR15 was created in1960. These recent mass shooting sprees are 50 years after the fact. You speak of lies???? Blaming the gun is an outright LIE.

Is it therefore not entirely possible the problem is in our modern culture? The way we raise our children and the lack of accountability for their actions?

We currently argue about getting consent to change the diapers of an infant!!! Shouldn't we be training them to pee in the toilet? Assuming, of course, we can settle the confusion about "WHICH" bathroom to use.
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After the glut of right-wing crisis actor conspiracies, and outright lying about and bullying of some of the Parkland shooting surviviors because they spoke up against gun violence, including unfortunately from some on this forum, conservatives getting offended over folks wanting better gun laws after yet another school shooting rings so hollow.

Folks wanting better gun laws are like folks wanting less vehicle deaths.

Fight shooters. Shoot them where they stand or slink or crawl. Those who propose "better gun laws" can move to Australia, the gun weenie paradise.
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Defending the second amendment from emotionally charged pseudo victims is not "right wing" bias. It is Constitutional bias.

The AR15 was created in1960. These recent mass shooting sprees are 50 years after the fact. You speak of lies???? Blaming the gun is an outright LIE.

Is it therefore not entirely possible the problem is in our modern culture? The way we raise our children and the lack of accountability for their actions?


We currently argue about getting consent to change the diapers of an infant!!! Shouldn't we be training them to pee in the toilet? Assuming, of course, we can settle the confusion about "WHICH" bathroom to use.
I think the problem is the way the media basically turns these mass murderers into instant celebs. Rack up a huge body count or white victims or shoot up a school and the media is telling everyone about you.We had mass shootings and school massacres since our country was founded.They just didn't happen at the frequency they do now. Like you said the AR-15 has been around for about 50 years.Semiautomatic firearms have been around for over a hundred years and until the mid 1980s anyone could buy an automatic rifle.But yet school shootings weren't the problem they are now. This is despite the fact anti-2nd amendment trash like to claim that gun ownership rate is much lower now than it was in the past. The firearms in the hands of civilians didn't change. The only thing that really changed is the way the media handles these types of stories.They over sensationalize them in their zeal to push for more anti-2nd amendment laws.Which results in turning mass murderers into instant celebs who get talked about for weeks or even months. Some studies suggest that mass shootings happen in clusters because of this.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/a...re-contagious/

esearchers at Arizona State University analyzed news reports of gun-related incidents from 1997 to 2013. They hypothesized that the rampages did not occur randomly over time but instead were clustered in patterns. The investigators applied a mathematical model and found that shootings that resulted in at least four deaths launched a period of contagion, marked by a heightened likelihood of more bloodshed, lasting an average of 13 days. Roughly 20 to 30 percent of all such violence took place in these windows.

Previous studies have shown that suicide can be similarly contagious. In one recent example, researchers found a correlation between celebrity suicides, like that of Robin Williams, and an increase in suicidal thoughts in an online Reddit suicide watch group for people battling depression.

“People are susceptible to information about these events, but the mechanism is less clear,” says Andres Gomez-Lievano, a co-author of the mass-shooting study, published in July in PLOS ONE. Where and when the news reports were published could have an effect on incidence, says Dan Romer, director of the Adolescent Communication Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, who was not involved with the study. It is important to note, he says, that “suicides will trigger others, so it makes sense that people who want to commit suicide while killing others could be influenced in the same way.” —Kat Long
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I think the problem is the way the media basically turns these mass murderers into instant celebs. ...
I think you're right
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