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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:40 PM

The despicable mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub

makes the case for the end to assault weapon sales. The NRA thinks it's OK for a terrorist to own weapons. But something else is going on here.
The news pundits are speculating about other ISIS sympathizers who want to kill gays. Well the right wing nut Christians need to look in their own back yards.


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Reply The despicable mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub (Original post)
Lint Head Jun 2016 OP
metroins Jun 2016 #1
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Response to Lint Head (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:43 PM

1. He passed a security guard course

I would want security guards to be trained and have access to assault weapons. You can't put a cop at every building.

In my opinion, this is not a good case to champion gun rights.

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Response to metroins (Reply #1)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:45 PM

2. I do not agree. He was not a cop.

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Response to Lint Head (Reply #2)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:49 PM

3. No, he was not a cop, he was private security

Armed Private Security companies protect a lot of our largest buildings. Instead of putting a cop there, we have private security companies. We'd have to raise taxes to put cops in every secure large facility.

Think of armored cars. Private companies can need big guns.

The shooter went through training, background check, company background check, company training.

I just don't see this as being a good case for gun control. There were many checks and balances for this guy.

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Response to metroins (Reply #3)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:50 PM

4. I think private contractors should not be policemen.

Obviously this killer was not a cop. Again I do not agree.
We are already on our way to having private corporate militaries. That's the essence of fascism

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Response to Lint Head (Reply #4)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:53 PM

5. Security at juvenile detention

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Response to metroins (Reply #5)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:53 PM

6. A small caliber hand gun is not an assault weapon.

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Response to Lint Head (Reply #6)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:55 PM

7. I know how to read, I'm the one who copied and pasted it

I just thought it was relevant that we now know why he got his security guard clearance.

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Response to metroins (Reply #7)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 01:57 PM

8. He was on the terrorist watch list. The NRA thinks terrorist

should be able to get assault weapons. Therefore he would pass a background check.

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