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Response to Warren DeMontague (Reply #12)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:04 PM

27. Let's be honest

bombs kill a lot of people too, and are used by fundamentalists in terror attacks. BUT, bombs are not legal in the US.

This young man walked into a store and bought two guns about a week earlier, one of which was an AK 47 style weapon, using large magazines that are easy to swap out, that can kill (and did) up to 50 people or more in a few minutes. And he did it legally. And he'd been on the FBI's watch list in the past (twice) for on-line verbiage that sounded fundmentalist, and he beat his wife. Why was he allowed to buy a weapon like this?

Why? For crap's sake, why is it legal in the US for people to buy weapons like this?

In another thread a defender of guns tried to compare this to an attack in China that killed 29 people and wounded many more, with knives...but that was a ten-man attack...average of 3 people killed per attacker before they were stopped.

This was one guy with an AK 47 type weapon with semi auto and large mag capacity and he killed (I believe) 53 and more may die because many are critically injured.

Why?

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