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jamofsocal

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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 5:03:05 PM



On Sunday, 2 days after the CT shooting, a man went to a restaurant in San Antonio to kill his X-girlfriend. After he shot her, most of the people in the restaurant fled next door to a theater. The gunman followed them and entered the theater so he could shoot more people. He started shooting and people in the theater started running and screaming. It's like the Aurora, CO theater story plus a restaurant! Now aren't you wondering why this isn't a lead story in the national media along with the school shooting? There was an off duty county deputy at the theater. SHE pulled out her gun and shot the man 4 times before he had a chance to kill anyone!
So since this story makes the point that the best thing to stop a bad person with a gun is a good person with a gun, the media is treating it like it never happened. Only the local media covered it. The city is giving her a medal next week.




Two wounded in theater shooting


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mswiggy
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2013 11:43:08 AM

Although tragic and thankful that no one ended up dead there are more differences then similarities to compare this shooting to Aurora.

Aurora- 1 Crazy person out to kill as many as possible, A gunman, dressed in tactical clothing, set off tear gas grenades and shot into the audience with multiple firearms, killing 12 people and injuring 58 others


Texas- 1 man looking to kill his ex-girlfriend Taken down by a off duty officer working security (Marty says he is fine with military and police with guns)

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Similar fears= yes similar actions and outcomes no.
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jamofsocal
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2013 10:53:13 AM

You are correct jeskibuff, I think MiddletownMarty is so anti-gun that he does not see the difference in outcome between the two situations. Especially the fact that the anti-gun news mainstream media refuses to provide coverage for the San Antonio shooting because it provides an reasonable comparison case as to why armed law abiding citizens work.
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jeskibuff
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 11:41:41 PM

MiddletownMarty said: "Aurora shooting: 12 killed, 58 wounded

Yep... just like Aurora... plus a restaurant."

So I take it by your sarcastic remark that you fail to see the irony in your own words. Can you NOT see what the difference is here?

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rumbleseat
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 6:59:11 PM

Seems to me a trained deputy with a gun working at the theatre isn't just any old somebody carrying a gun, she is a law enforcement professional.
I encourage that level of security.
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 6:33:35 PM

Aurora shooting: 12 killed, 58 wounded

Yep... just like Aurora... plus a restaurant.
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 6:03:25 PM

Isn't the entire population of Texas armed?
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mswiggy
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 6:01:29 PM

as of 2011 I live in the 5th highest state for murder and you dont hear about that nationally, however each day I watch the news and its always 1 or 2 shootings in the upstate here.
NATIONWIDE MURDER RATES

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with a rate of 6.8 per every 100,000 = population of over 4,600,000 - thats a whole lot that dont get reported nationally.
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 5:55:09 PM

"There was an off duty county deputy at the theater."

Law enforcement.
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