Skip to comments.28 Dead, Including 20 Children, After Shooting Rampage At Sandy Hook School In Newtown
Posted on 12/14/2012 7:46:45 AM PST by marthemariaEdited on 12/14/2012 9:12:15 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
State police are responding to a report of a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dickinson Drive, school officials said.
Police are reporting a number of injured parties. The nature of their injuries is not clear.
There are unconfirmed reports of two shooters — one dead, one still at large.
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anyone doubt Obama and the White House re giddy about this?
“This is in Connecticut”
Sad to me that we view states and their people almost exclusively through through a political lens. Once again, a bunch of Americans die at the hands of a nutcase inside a gun-free zone.
Every government school in America is a gun-free zone.
How often do mass shooting happen at private schools or homeschools?
Hovewer, it might as well be the case that he had a brain tumor like http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Whitman that had a tumor that pressed against the amygdala and caused his aggressive behavior.
I posted that fact as information, because the article did not originally note what state the event occurred in, and there are LOTS of towns named "Newtown" all over the US.
“Obama had his advance team there at 10:30am today. He must be giddy with all the carnage.”
Ghoulish is the best word I can think of. Like turkey vultures circling the dead waiting to feast.
Why? You want, you ask them.
Can’t argue with you about where we are as a society, but at the same time, I don’t believe in making it easy for a sicko to do great harm. We don’t sell RPG’s at the 7-11’s, nor do I think many people believe we should. There have to be some limits on the degree of dangerousness of weapons that we allow the general public to possess. That’s what I think the coming debate will be about.
So would you sell a fully automatic rifle to someone listed as a suspected terrorist by the FBI and CIA?
You’re the one using the straw man.
Here, hold this match.
National Firearms Act of 1934.
You should read up on it.
It’s been illegal to own “fully automatic” since then.
And the attack didn’t use “fully automatic”.
” I dont believe in making it easy for a sicko to do great harm.”
You are advocating gun bans?
“I dont believe in making it easy for a sicko to do great harm. “-Juno67
“There have to be some limits on the degree of dangerousness of weapons that we allow the general public to possess.” -Juno67
We have a gun grabber here!
Juno, your level of stupid should hurt, and be self-lethal.
Connecticut law doesn’t allow 20 year old Adam Lanza to possess or own said firearms he was carting around.
The school is a gun free zone.
What more restrictions do you want?
None of the weapons he had were full auto.
Full auto has been illegal since 1934.
Your strawmen don’t hold up.
Most of the whackos who go shoot up schools are certifiable. They need to be in institutions instead of “given medications” and turned loose on society. The fact that the guns used by the murderers in these public massacres are illegal has gone right past the gun banners.
All of these people were underage, had illegal weapons, carried a grudge, were clinically insane, or all of the above.
juno, go whine somewhere else.
>>There have to be some limits on the degree of dangerousness of weapons that we allow the general public to possess. <<
There are already many, idiot. Check your facts before blathering off.
Had ONE administrator or teacher at that school been armed dozens of people would be alive today.
I would make one exception to gun laws: I would not trust anyone as dumb as YOU to have anything more powerful than a rubber band (and even then it would be the small kind, not the larger more dangerous kind).
Adam Lanza had mental problems according to reports.
Also, the guy in China who slashed 22 children to death didn’t use a gun, he used a knife.
Does juno advocate restricting knives too?
A gun free zone makes it exceedingly easy for sickos to ply their trade at schools while disarming the potential victims.
I will pour urine on their eternal reposes if I ever get the chance.
“So would you sell a fully automatic rifle to someone listed as a suspected terrorist by the FBI and CIA?”
I’ve never seen a full auto weapon for sale at any gun shop or gun show I’ve been to.
Where would you suggest a person go buy one?
I’d set the cows out to graze on that and leave behind a cow pie or two.
Plow it over and grow nightshade on the plot afterwards.
"Those who would trade security for liberty deserve neither." BF
I hosed up the quote:
He who sacrifices freedom for security deserves neither.
Don’t worry about it, he can’t understand guns, gun ownership, the Bill of Rights, what any of it means, or what it is for.
Yes. Roughly on par with a Marine squad.
I hope he paid the $200 transfer tax on the silencer his keyboard is apparently equipped with. ;)
Ah, yes, the ol' "say-fer guns and say-fer bullets" meme. Heard it years ago from another mental giant, wasn't impressed then, either.
Yeah, and renewed his free speech license.
And his trial by jury license.
Or his peaceable assembly license.
[Juno, you getting how ridiculous our position is yet?]
Who are you talking about, Piers Morgan?
I have a good friend who has a older brother that is mentally ill and he lives on the street. He’s not at all a violent character though he is self destructive and he makes a mild nuisance of himself. He won’t voluntarily adhere to any treatment and as he’s never posed a threat he has never been committed for any length of time. The mother is an enabler, to this day the brother (late 40’s) will show up for a meal or to get warm. The father became a hyper authoritarian and my friend grew up under that father. (My friend never had a good relationship with his father, in large part because of the problems with his brother.). The father recently died and the mother is aging. It’s all very sad. My friend is not known for his patients though he is a great guy. He has almost no patients in dealing with his brother -far be it from me to judge that.
We used to take our firearms to school so we could go hunting after classes let out...where were all the school shootings back then? Lockers with rifles never struck me as ‘odd’...
He does sound like a press weinie, doesn’t he.
He does have quite the agenda.
“We have a gun grabber here!”
Great idea, eh? Grab guns from law abiding citizens so that only sicko people have them. That worked really well for the Sandy Hook School.
And everywhere they banned guns, violent crime exploded out of control.
If criminals know their targets are unarmed, they are emboldened.
If they have doubts about whether or not their target will defend themself, they are less likely to commit the crime.
If they know for a fact that defense is assured, they avoid that place as it is too hard for them to ‘crack’ as it is harder to get at victims.
Ask Israel and Switzerland.
have had a gun grabber here!"
Hmm.. so I see.
Security at schools need to be armed.
Many of these young men before the hormones drive them more mad need some form of castration or permanent block regarding the testosterone that eventually takes their crazy to the next level IMO.
You wouldn’t want these types breeding anyway.
That boy in Connecticut didn’t appear to me to have much in the way of “excess testosterone”.
What's dangerous is the large number of libtards who want to exploit a tragedy to trash the Second Amendment. ZOT.
That one’s posting history is interesting.
Thanks for the ping, Sarge
iatz ... bye!
What about banning dangerous weapons like knives, as in the UK?
There is no earthly reason for depriving any of us of the means for self defense. If Juno67 wishes to be defenseless in the face of threats, so be it, good luck to his/her family, and I wouldn’t want this clown to be at my back in a firefight.
You are correct, Darks. You can’t fix stupid.
For centuries children had easy access to loaded firearms which hung openly above the front door and there were NEVER situations like this.
The problem isn't the guns, it's the moral breakdown of society and the violations of our second amendment rights that result in a disarmed society which cannot protect itself.
If someone had been packing, they could have taken out this guy before the slaughter he committed. While it is true that someone still may have died, as the element of surprise was in his favor, anyone with their wits about them, well trained, and packing, could have taken him out.
I see that Ursula and your rapier pen are in fine fettle this evening, Sarge!
Feisty Viking Kitty you have there, 50mm. It’s nice to see you.