Another shooting in Colorado

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  1. TitansWrath

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    I don't think anyone is claiming there is an easy answer.

    But saying the answer is "more guns" and vigilantes is insane.

    And of course mental illness is poorly handled... half the damn country doesn't have health care.
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  2. Scarecrow

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    This guy WAS not a criminal. He did not go to outrageous lengths to get what he had. It wasn't even really planned all that well.
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  3. Tennessy XO

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    Make the law.

    The next person who wants to commit such a crime will just find another way.

    Deep web
    Illegal purchase (black market)
    You can manufacturer ammo...
    2nd hand buy
    It goes on and on.
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  4. Tennessy XO

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    Oh no. Don't misunderstand me please.

    More guns is not the answer. Perhaps personal vigilance and responsibility.

    Better healthcare.

    Actual enforcement of the gun laws we have.
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  5. Scarecrow

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    No one is saying they won't, those are all places that this guy 'probably' did not go to. It could have easily prevented this one.

    edit- I mean most people I know these days who have firearms, usually had them handed down. So you really cannot track those. But buying 6,000 rounds of ammo in a few months time needs to get you some attention.
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  6. RavensShallBurn

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    Whoa, whoa, whoa... who said I like Saw and Hostel??? How could you even bring those up when you know I wasn't talking about those? I was thinking along the lines of The Godfather, Goodfellas, Casino, Se7en, Pulp Fiction, war movies (Apocalypse Now, The Thin Red Line, Saving Private Ryan, Platoon, and such), etc.

    I like happy, funny movies too. That doesn't mean I don't enjoy a good drama/action movie. I don't like torture porn like Saw. That's completely different.

    This is a Batman movie... a superhero. Yes, it's violent. But c'mon...
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  7. Scarecrow

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    I love a good horror movie, and sometimes even things that may get described as 'torture porn'. But only if it is somewhat realistic. In order for me to really get scared from a movie, it has to be believable. I seriously do not believe this is starting to come back up. Hello Tipper Gore and the 1990s all over again.
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  8. GoT

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    gosh darn the Constitution is so inconvenient
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  9. GoT

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Ysidro_McDonald's_massacre

    the crazy guys mother had begged the gov'mint for years to do something about her crazy son
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  10. GoT

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    I could see shooting off 250-500 rounds on a weekend. Hunting bercans is fun stuff. Havent done it for years but no way 6k rounds over a few months is somehow wierd. Assuming you actually shoot your gun for recreation.
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