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Old November 21, 2005, 12:57 AM   #1
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Tragedy.

Why I carry. Even at malls. I know this topic has been covered often. It's sad for these things to happen, as people get hurt and anti-gun opinions flood around.

http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/11/20/mal...ing/index.html
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Old November 21, 2005, 01:42 AM   #2
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Well, it seems the shooter was not a muslim terreorist, but a dweeb who's ****** because he was picked on. While we must be aware that the islamist killers are plottng, we must also be aware of the ****** off loser who can't get laid.
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Old November 21, 2005, 02:33 AM   #3
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Next door neighbor SWAT'd up to do this thing. Spouse warned him to be careful as he loaded his car. I was watching the Harry Potter thing bout a mile from it.

will chat with him on Mon.
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Old November 21, 2005, 08:23 PM   #4
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Something I noticed in the article: CNN informs us that a semi-automatic rifle was used. I am curious, is all the information they had about the rifle used in the incident, or if the media is trying to make semi-autos as EVIL as they have made assault weapons.

Most articles in the past (that I've seen) have included things like "he had a military style rifle" or they actually say the type of weapon ie: SKS/AK/AR/shotgun or a sniper/hunting rifle. I would imagine the perp was not using a regular hunting semi-auto like the Rem7400 or BAR. So why wasn't more info given?
Maybe I was just looking into it too much. I'm paranoid 'cause I'm surrounded by antis. Sorry if I'm off base on this one.

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