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Would Guns have stopped VT?

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Would Guns have stopped VT?
« on: April 19, 2007, 08:49:16 AM »
It did in 1997 & 2005
It did in 2002
Holocaust survivor did his best
But then again who knows? But you know what the second thing my ex-cop classmate said when he heard of VT? That armed students would've stopped this cold. First, he wanted to know why they hadn't shut-down the school after the first shots.


Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2007, 09:37:21 AM »
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Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2007, 10:06:06 AM »
oh crap, hold on.

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Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2007, 10:07:55 AM »
fixed, thanks for the heads-up.

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Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2007, 10:20:37 AM »
Depends if they know gun safety, only those that do have any business owning a gun.

In this society, I would like to have a gun handy - even unloaded it deters violence.

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Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2007, 10:24:29 AM »
Before i bought mine, i took a class at the local range.  These people were idiots...i felt as if i were in danger once we got to the range.  They would put their fingers on the slide, point the gun in my direction, and one dude would incessently pull the gun back by his ear, like clint eastwood, after every recoil.

No.  The aggregate amount of deaths from having an increase of overall gun ownership would be larger than any amount of lives that may be potentially saved in remote incedents.

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Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2007, 10:26:20 AM »
So your preference should control over emperical evidence?

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Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2007, 10:28:09 AM »
Before i bought mine, i took a class at the local range.  These people were idiots...i felt as if i were in danger once we got to the range.  They would put their fingers on the slide, point the gun in my direction, and one dude would incessently pull the gun back by his ear, like clint eastwood, after every recoil.

No.  The aggregate amount of deaths from having an increase of overall gun ownership would me larger than any amount of lives that may be potentially saved in remote incedents.

Idiots indeed, they pointed the gun at you? That's like the number one thing not to do.

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Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2007, 10:28:37 AM »
If you can prove that an increase of gun ownership would decrease the aggregate amount of deaths, i would consider it.  But from my anecdotal experience, this would not be possible.

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Re: Would Guns have stopped VT?
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2007, 10:29:48 AM »
If you can prove that an increase of gun ownership would decrease the aggregate amount of deaths, i would consider it.  But from my anecdotal experience, this would not be possible.

Actually, you need to prove the opposite. It's a Constitutional right.