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WTF is wrong with people? I don't give two shits what your stance is on gun control. You DO NOT heckle a grieving father. Common decency apparently isn't so common anymore.

 

Father of Newtown Victim Interrupted by Shouts of "Second Amendment!"

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Posted Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at 10:00 AM ET

 

 
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Thousands of people participate in the March on Washington for Gun Control on Jan. 26, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

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Connecticut state lawmakers held a public hearing in Hartford yesterday to discuss gun control and safety in the wake of last month's tragic elementary school shooting in Newtown that killed 20 students and six staff members. Some 1,500-odd members of the public turned up to be heard at the task force meeting, and by most accounts things stayed relatively civil as those on both sides of the issue made their case. Then this happened according to the Connecticut Post:

 

"The Second Amendment!" was shouted a couple of times by as many as a dozen gun enthusiasts in the meeting room as Neil Heslin, holding a photo of his slain 6-year-old son, Jesse Lewis, asked why Bushmaster assault-style weapons are allowed to be sold in the state.
"There are a lot of things that should be changed to prevent what happened," said Heslin, who said he grew up using guns and was undisturbed by the interruption of his testimony.
"That wasn't just a killing, it was a massacre," said Heslin, who recalled dropping off his son at Sandy Hook Elementary school shortly before Lanza opened fire. "I just hope some good can come out of this."

The gun debate has raged all over the country in the wake of the Newtown tragedy, although perhaps no where louder than in the state in which it unfolded. Connecticut lawmakers have already considered a wide-range of gun-related legislation in the weeks since the shooting, including proposals that would enact a 50-percent tax on ammunition, expand the state's existing assault-weapons ban and outlaw large-capacity magazines.

 

As the Wall Street Journal explained yesterday, Monday's hearing was also the site of Connecticut-based gunmakers "most robust public statements" since the shooting, with company officials pushing back against those calling for stricter gun control. "As we've seen the number of guns in society have increased, yet the violent crime rate has decreased," Joseph Bartozzi, senior VP of general counsel of Mossberg & Sons Inc., told lawmakers. "To say it's all about guns I think simply is a disservice."

 

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by on Jan. 29, 2013 at 1:21 PM
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lga1965
by on Jan. 30, 2013 at 6:43 AM

 

Quoting soonergirl980:

Why would a real hunter laugh in her face. An AR can be an effective hunting tool especially when you are hunting predators like coyotes.

 

Quoting Citygirlk:

Lol a real hunter would laugh In your face for that comment.

 We shoot deer or ducks or pheasants here in my state.

After you hunt a wild coyote, do you eat it? (Or do you have it stuffed and mount it on a wall to show everyone how talented you are? Seriously. )

My SIL has a hunting rifle and he got a deer last fall, shared the venison.

cjsbmom
by Lois Lane on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:25 AM

 Coyotes are a protected species in most states. Even the ones that do allow them to be hunted (Massachusettes, for example) have strict guidelines and a limited hunting period. That doesn't mean people aren't shooting them anyway. They're just hoping they won't get caught.

Quoting lga1965:

 

Quoting soonergirl980:

Why would a real hunter laugh in her face. An AR can be an effective hunting tool especially when you are hunting predators like coyotes.

 

Quoting Citygirlk:

Lol a real hunter would laugh In your face for that comment.

 We shoot deer or ducks or pheasants here in my state.

After you hunt a wild coyote, do you eat it? (Or do you have it stuffed and mount it on a wall to show everyone how talented you are? Seriously. )

My SIL has a hunting rifle and he got a deer last fall, shared the venison.

 

Bookwormy
by Platinum Member on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:31 AM
Disgusting behavior.
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candlegal
by Judy on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Heckled?   Don't think so.

GLWerth
by Gina on Jan. 30, 2013 at 7:52 AM

Ah yes, spout those NRA talking points! MORE guns make it all better!

Hey, if every one of those first graders had been armed, they'd have taken him down like a junior SWAT team, right?

Quoting candlegal:

Allowing the teachers or the administrators to be armed could have decreased the body count also.

Quoting GLWerth:

Would an assault weapon ban have stopped him? Maybe not, but it sure could have decreased the body count. You see, people, in my estimation, are more important than guns.

But, you go ahead and hug your guns tonight, since they give you such love and affection.

 

Quoting soonergirl980:

 

 

Quoting GLWerth:

Ah yes, your sacred right to any "armament" you choose to have! Rocket launcher, check! Land mines? Why not! How about a suitcase nuke, after all, it IS technically an armament!

Why not just make it a free-for-all! No rules, no regulations, just a gun nut's heaven, where if you shoot someone, you get off by saying "he had it a'comin' ta him!"

Two things always amuse me about you "defenders of the second amendment".

1. You don't notice that no one is trying to take away all of your guns, just get some regulations in place and enforce the ones already on the books and, Not True we own or WANT to own several guns listed on the ban list if passed as well as several magazines that are over 10 rd limits. 

2. You really, really hate it when someone points out that there is a FIRST part to the amendment, something about a "Well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state...". Yeah, I get that you don't like the part about regulation, because you want that free-for-all, shoot them first and let "god" sort them out later.The USSC has already said that it is a individual right to own weapons. Very few gun rights advocates I would say even NONE WANT to see any gun related violence. It's funny it seems that there are those whom only want a clear and exact interpertation of the BOR or the Constitution when it comes to the 2nd. Want abortion legal oh yeah it's our Constitutional right because of the right to "privacy" forget the other words in that one or we want to force companies to do what we want them to do so we are going to have the federal govenment use interstate commerce as a way to do that.

Yes, children are less important to people who look at a man who has just lost his child and think "Bastard wants to regulate mah guns!".So you honestly believe that banning so called assualt style weapons would have stopped Adam Lanza?

People with normal, human emotions feel sad for his loss.  

 

 

 



 

cjsbmom
by Lois Lane on Jan. 30, 2013 at 8:07 AM
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 The only way I'm in favor of guns in the school is if they are in the hands of armed security guards who are trained to use them. We have had one too many teachers lose it and engage in some pretty horrific behavior with kids for me to ever feel comfortable with arming them. I could just see it now: instead of stories about kids being duct taped to chairs, we'll hear stories of teachers shooting their students because they can't take it anymore.

Quoting GLWerth:

Ah yes, spout those NRA talking points! MORE guns make it all better!

Hey, if every one of those first graders had been armed, they'd have taken him down like a junior SWAT team, right?

Quoting candlegal:

Allowing the teachers or the administrators to be armed could have decreased the body count also.

Quoting GLWerth:

Would an assault weapon ban have stopped him? Maybe not, but it sure could have decreased the body count. You see, people, in my estimation, are more important than guns.

But, you go ahead and hug your guns tonight, since they give you such love and affection.

 

Quoting soonergirl980:

 

 

Quoting GLWerth:

Ah yes, your sacred right to any "armament" you choose to have! Rocket launcher, check! Land mines? Why not! How about a suitcase nuke, after all, it IS technically an armament!

Why not just make it a free-for-all! No rules, no regulations, just a gun nut's heaven, where if you shoot someone, you get off by saying "he had it a'comin' ta him!"

Two things always amuse me about you "defenders of the second amendment".

1. You don't notice that no one is trying to take away all of your guns, just get some regulations in place and enforce the ones already on the books and, Not True we own or WANT to own several guns listed on the ban list if passed as well as several magazines that are over 10 rd limits. 

2. You really, really hate it when someone points out that there is a FIRST part to the amendment, something about a "Well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state...". Yeah, I get that you don't like the part about regulation, because you want that free-for-all, shoot them first and let "god" sort them out later.The USSC has already said that it is a individual right to own weapons. Very few gun rights advocates I would say even NONE WANT to see any gun related violence. It's funny it seems that there are those whom only want a clear and exact interpertation of the BOR or the Constitution when it comes to the 2nd. Want abortion legal oh yeah it's our Constitutional right because of the right to "privacy" forget the other words in that one or we want to force companies to do what we want them to do so we are going to have the federal govenment use interstate commerce as a way to do that.

Yes, children are less important to people who look at a man who has just lost his child and think "Bastard wants to regulate mah guns!".So you honestly believe that banning so called assualt style weapons would have stopped Adam Lanza?

People with normal, human emotions feel sad for his loss.  

 

 

 


 

 

 

lga1965
by on Jan. 30, 2013 at 8:08 AM
Interesting. Hmmmm.....then they are shot for sport ? I don't like that.

Quoting cjsbmom:

 Coyotes are a protected species in most states. Even the ones that do allow them to be hunted (Massachusettes, for example) have strict guidelines and a limited hunting period. That doesn't mean people aren't shooting them anyway. They're just hoping they won't get caught.


Quoting lga1965:


 


Quoting soonergirl980:


Why would a real hunter laugh in her face. An AR can be an effective hunting tool especially when you are hunting predators like coyotes.


 


Quoting Citygirlk:

Lol a real hunter would laugh In your face for that comment.

 We shoot deer or ducks or pheasants here in my state.


After you hunt a wild coyote, do you eat it? (Or do you have it stuffed and mount it on a wall to show everyone how talented you are? Seriously. )


My SIL has a hunting rifle and he got a deer last fall, shared the venison.


 

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lga1965
by on Jan. 30, 2013 at 8:10 AM
Of course you wouldn't think he was being heckled. No surprise.......considering......

Quoting candlegal:

Heckled?   Don't think so.

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cjsbmom
by Lois Lane on Jan. 30, 2013 at 8:11 AM
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 Or for their fur.

I grew up in a hunting family, and we had one rule in our house. If you shoot it, you EAT it, period. That even included the bear my dad got one year. You haven't lived until you've eaten bear meat (it's not that tasty). I don't believe in shooting animals for their fur, or their horns, etc. Eat them, or leave them the hell alone.

Quoting lga1965:

Interesting. Hmmmm.....then they are shot for sport ? I don't like that.

Quoting cjsbmom:

 Coyotes are a protected species in most states. Even the ones that do allow them to be hunted (Massachusettes, for example) have strict guidelines and a limited hunting period. That doesn't mean people aren't shooting them anyway. They're just hoping they won't get caught.


Quoting lga1965:


 


Quoting soonergirl980:


Why would a real hunter laugh in her face. An AR can be an effective hunting tool especially when you are hunting predators like coyotes.


 


Quoting Citygirlk:

Lol a real hunter would laugh In your face for that comment.

 We shoot deer or ducks or pheasants here in my state.


After you hunt a wild coyote, do you eat it? (Or do you have it stuffed and mount it on a wall to show everyone how talented you are? Seriously. )


My SIL has a hunting rifle and he got a deer last fall, shared the venison.


 

 

candlegal
by Judy on Jan. 30, 2013 at 8:20 AM
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And of course you would believe a video that has been edited, No surprise..... considering...........

Quoting lga1965:

Of course you wouldn't think he was being heckled. No surprise.......considering......

Quoting candlegal:

Heckled?   Don't think so.


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