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Old 05-16-2019, 09:58 AM
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The NRA spends $100,000 a day in legal fees. The poor dears.
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:16 AM
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A mother got shot during a Little League game because her son found a gun (that he thought was a toy) and. . .well, you know (or can figure out) the rest. Yup - more "responsible gun owners"!
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:24 AM
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The NRA-Working on the overpopulation problem for the last thirty years.
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What do you do when you think an intruder is trying to break into the house? You shoot through the door. So what if it turns out to be your 23 year old daughter that you killed..
https://www.wyff4.com/article/23-yea...s-say/27518642
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Old 05-19-2019, 06:59 PM
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Maybe his daughter was leading a gang of home-invaders who ran away after she was shot?
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Old 05-20-2019, 04:40 AM
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Maybe his daughter was leading a gang of home-invaders who ran away after she was shot?
Still officially counts as DGU. Tick!
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:29 AM
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Two more deaths constitute Positive Gun News, over in the snowflakes' thread.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:37 AM
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Yay! Dead people! #MAGA

I wonder how many DGU were used against a person with a gun? Those should cancel each other out and not count.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:59 AM
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Enter "father accidentally shoots" into Google News for 536,000 hits. (Shoots 6-year old daughter, shoots son, shoots 23-year old daughter, shoots wife, shoots, shoots, shoots.) But that figure is inflated with "father accidentally shoots self" and false Google pattern matching on "5-year old son accidentally shoots father."

Small price to pay. Think of the dozens of muggers who were killed elsewhere while these accidents were going on muggers who would have made off with $30 or $40 if Fearless Fred hadn't shot them dead. Think of the Redcoats who would have been mowed down at the borders if the Brits tried their 1812 adventure again.

And with the price of Viagra so high, think of the rednecks (and the poor Dopers over in the "Guns give me a hard-on" thread) who wouldn't be able to service their women-folk without their virility talisman under the pillow.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:15 PM
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Two more deaths constitute Positive Gun News, over in the snowflakes' thread.
That thread is full of DGU, many of which resulted in deaths. It seems like the idea is to arm everybody, both good guys and bad guys, and then kill the bad guys. Hopefully. I have a hard time finding the positive slant on, "Three people with guns all shoot each other, two die, one critically injured. We think the two dead guys were the bad guys. Can't ask 'em, though."
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:20 PM
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Yeah, and if you post something that doesn't conform to some unwritten rule of what is a Positive story, you get banned from the thread.
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What do you do when you think an intruder is trying to break into the house? You shoot through the door. So what if it turns out to be your 23 year old daughter that you killed..
https://www.wyff4.com/article/23-yea...s-say/27518642
Well, he feels bad about it. So he should get a pass.
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Old 05-20-2019, 07:23 PM
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Not negligence, Snowboarder Bo, but rather "Callous Disregard". Also, "totally foreseeable", not "unforeseeable". As I'm fond of saying, this wasn't an accident' it was an inevitable.
Maybe. But another point of view is that we're so lucky these two responsible gun owners didn't immediately return fire against the unseen (and imaginary) shooter.
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:58 PM
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DGU? Defensive Gun Use?
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Old 05-21-2019, 07:39 AM
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Yes, that's how they manage to call themselves the Good Guys, in what they call "tactical situations".

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We think the two dead guys were the bad guys. Can't ask 'em, though.
Easy. What's their skin color?

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Old 05-21-2019, 08:02 AM
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"Three people with guns all shoot each other, two die, one critically injured. We think the two dead guys were the bad guys. Can't ask 'em, though."
Didn't you watch Game of Thrones? Trial by combat, dude. The dead folks are by definition the bad guys (unless they are police).
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Filed under "An Armed Society Is a Polite Society":

An Amazon driver delivered a package to the home of one Kenneth Vance of La Grange, KY. The delivery truck threw some gravel from Vance's driveway (or possibly the street; the article doesn't say). Vance got a gun and forced the driver out of the truck. He then handed the driver a rake and forced him to even out the gravel.

https://www.wave3.com/2019/05/24/man...rake-driveway/

I presume Vance then shot at the driver's feet and ordered him to dance.
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