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1 Obdicut  Sun, Dec 16, 2012 2:18:02pm

Then why have they let a paranoid nutjob like Pierre remain the Executive Vice President of their organization for more than twenty years?

2 Not Approved By The MPAA  Sun, Dec 16, 2012 4:00:25pm

I don't own guns, but a lifetime ago, they were part pf my job at the time -- and as you might have guessed by LGF moniker, I am left of center. I am also a parent with a child who is in the same age group as the victims of this horrible, horrible tragedy. That being said, every person I know who owns guns is a responsible member of this society in every aspect. I am not going to hold them, or their belief in the second amendment against them -- nor is there any reason to hold these people responsible for the murderous actions of the ugliest members of our society. As much as I do believe we have to find better means with which to make these weapons less available to almost anyone who wants one, we also have to put more funding and target more research into critical issues of mental health. When a person slides down the long dark slope of insanity and explodes in a fashion such as this, they will find a way to butcher, maim and kill by whatever means they have at hand. Yes -- guns do make the job easier as they were created, modified and improved to be efficient, but they, in and of themselves are simply a tool to achieve an outcome. Jefferey Dahlmer, Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler and Hawley Crippen all used different tools, but the outcome was the same ...

3 Obdicut  Sun, Dec 16, 2012 9:27:55pm

re: #2 Not Approved By The MPAA

First, there is no way to force mental health on unwilling people.

Second. Guns may just be tools, but they are very, very, very very good tools. They make it really, really easy for people to kill large numbers of other people. Guns are different.

4 Buck  Mon, Dec 17, 2012 9:43:20am

re: #3 Obdicut

First, there is no way to force mental health on unwilling people.

Untrue.


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