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Another police officer shot

This one in Florida
http://www.wftv.com/news/19010143/detail.html

Just to make it a question ..what are your thoughts?

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tnmomofive

Asked by tnmomofive at 11:42 AM on Mar. 25, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • My first thought..disgust.

    My second, something has to be done about all the guns in this country. No, I'm not saying we should take everyones guns away but something has to change.
    JackalsWife

    Answer by JackalsWife at 11:48 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • Jackal: There are strict gun laws in CA and look what happened in Oakland. Guns are not the problem. PEOPLE are the problem.
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 11:49 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • Something has to be done with guns. They have to make it easier for law abiding citizens to get guns because the crooks will get then no matter what laws you make. It's easier for criminals in our neighborhood to get guns then my cop husband because it's cheaper on the street then in gun stores. If more people had guns criminals might think twice before going around shooting people.

    It seems like this particular cop was shot by an edp- emotionally disturbed person. That is one of the dangers of responding to calls like that.
    miriamz

    Answer by miriamz at 11:57 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • Having a gun in a holster doesn't seem to be helping police officers as of late. The 'everyone should carry weaponry' argument is sort of flawed.
    Raintree

    Answer by Raintree at 11:58 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • Criminals will always be able to get guns. So this stuff will happen even if the government came and seized all guns in homes. The only people that would have them would be the criminals. The problem is not guns people with no moral code are the problem.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:00 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • We have enough gun laws. There are enough ways to restrict unstable people from getting guns legally. The problem is most people who shoot others is they have illegal guns. They don't buy guns at a legal gun store, go through thebackground check and the waiting period and learn how to use it safely.
    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 12:15 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

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