Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts On The Post-Thanksgiving Tradition Of Buying Guns.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts on the Post-Thanksgiving Tradition Buying Guns

 

by Moms Demand Action & By Kim Bhasin, HuffingtonPost.com

 

Every year on Black Friday, shoppers across the United States brave crowds to battle each other for doorbuster sales on flat-screen TVs, video games, Uggs and the hottest toys.

 

But other bargain hunters are out stalking a different sort of discounted prey: firearms. And they should find plenty of deals. Gunmakers are marketing aggressively, trying to revive sales that have slowed a bit after a flurry a year ago.

 

Gun-buying after Thanksgiving is becoming something of a holiday tradition. In each of the past two years, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has reported a record number of calls for background checks for gun purchases on the Friday after Thanksgiving. A flood of 154,873 calls on Black Friday in 2012, nearly three times the daily average that year, caused outages at some of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System‘s call centers.

 

The FBI does not track actual firearms purchases, and customers can buy multiple guns at one time, suggesting the total number of weapons sold on Black Friday could be even higher than the number of background-check calls. The bureau has reported 17,238,102 background checks this year through Oct. 31.

 

Last year’s gun fever was due in part to worries that the reelection of President Barack Obama could lead to stricter gun-control legislation. The December massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., only exacerbated those fears, keeping demand for guns high into early 2013.

 

Since then, gun sales have cooled off. Top executives at the major outdoor recreation retailers Dick’s Sporting Goods and Cabela’s have each said on recent calls with analysts that firearms sales have “slowed” as of late.

 

Gun-sellers aren’t expecting to match last year’s sales numbers through December and January, but retail chains are determined to try. Promotional offers for rifles, pistols and shotguns are easy to find ahead of the Black Friday rush.

 

Bass Pro Shops has deals on semi-automatic rifles such as a Bushmaster M4 Carbine, along with an assortment of handguns and shotguns.

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Dick’s Sporting Goods is touting sales on all of its guns Thursday through Saturday.

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Cabela’s is even giving away guns as part of a Black Friday contest, offering a Browning X-Bolt Medallion rifle among the mystery prizes its first 600 customers can win on Friday morning.

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Walmart, the nation’s largest gun-seller, is featuring a Black Friday “Manager’s Specials Sale” that promises 20 percent off select long rifles and shotguns at stores licensed to sell firearms.

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When reached for comment, a Walmart spokeswoman pointed to existing Black Friday ads as confirmation of its sales plans. Bass Pro Shops, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Cabela’s did not respond to requests for comment.

 

Larry Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America, a national gun-rights organization, said the primary reason for the annual rush for firearms is that gun-owners are “nervous” about Obama attempting to take away their weapons.

 

Even as gun ownership per household has decreased over the last four decades, according to data from the research center NORC, that declining popularity hasn’t translated to a drop in sales. Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a gun control advocacy group, attributes that trend to aggressive promotion from gun lobbyists looking to capitalize on tragedies like Newtown and other mass shootings.

 

“The reality is that in America, fewer people are owning more guns,” said Watts. “They have to keep marketing to [gun owners] to buy more weapons.”

 

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Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts Discusses #GunBullies


 

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Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts Discusses #GunBullies on All In with Chris Hayes 11/12/2013

 

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America founder Shannon Watts discusses recent aggressive-carry tactics to intimidate and silence gun violence prevention advocates in Texas and across the country.

 

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America on All In with Chris Hayes 11/12/2013 Part 1

 

 

 

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America on All In with Chris Hayes 11/12/2013 Part 2

 

 

 

Texas Gun Bullies Use Semi-Automatics To Terrorize Moms Demand Action – NRA Remains Silent

 

Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts Discusses #GunBullies on The Ed Show(11/11/2013)

 

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America founder Shannon Watts discusses recent aggressive-carry tactics to intimidate and silence gun violence prevention advocates in Texas and across the country.

 

Published on Nov 11, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America founder Shannon Watts discusses recent aggressive-carry tactics to intimidate and silence gun violence prevention supporters in Texas.

Moms Demand Action was founded to demand action NOW to:

1) Ban assault weapons and ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.
2) Require background checks for all gun and ammunition purchases.
3) Report the sale of large quantities of ammunition to theATF, and ban online sales of ammunition.
4) Make gun trafficking a federal crime with serious criminal penalties.
5) Counter gun industry lobbyists’ efforts to weaken gun laws at the state level.

 

 

 

On Saturday, the Texas chapter of “Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America” (MDA) was holding a membership meeting at the Blue Mesa Grill in Arlington when a convoy of cars and trucks carrying members of “Open Carry Texas”—a group supporting open carry of weapons in the state—pulled into the restaurant’s parking lot.

 

The ambassadors of Open Carry had come to let their objection to MDA be known, electing to so by pulling weapons from their vehicle trunks and parading menacingly with their guns in an effort to intimidate those inside the Blue Mesa.

 

As you might imagine, the protest was effective—terrifying the occupants of the restaurant which included both those participating in MDA meeting and innocent diners with no particular political axe to grind on that day.

 

According to the MDA statement—

 

“Members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America gathered for a membership meeting today at Blue Mesa Grill restaurant. We were confronted soon after by gun advocates who disagree with our goal of changing America’s gun laws and policies to protect our children and families. Gun advocates held an armed protest in the parking lot, and our mom members and restaurant customers were terrified by what appeared to be an armed ambush.

 

Sadly, these bullies feel they must use guns to intimidate moms and children and try to inhibit our constitutional right to free speech. But Moms Demand Action will not be deterred. The desperate actions of this vocal minority only fuels our determination to fight for gun reform in Texas and across the country. Change will come.”

 

The tense situation (tense, at least, for those on the inside of the eatery) did not conclude until four rather brave members of MDA came out of the restaurant and faced the army of 40 armed men, women and…yes…children.

 

For those of you who would suggest that the members of Open Carry Texas were simply engaging in their Constitutional right to gather and protest what was occurring inside the restaurant, you would be wrong.

 

While the group is certainly entitled to protest (although there are questions raised about them doing so on private property without invitation as was the case here), they are not, according to Texas law, entitled to do so by openly showing their weapons.

 

While Texas permits licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons, Texas does not permit the open carry of guns, except for long guns that are not being used in a menacing way (added). Indeed, it is the desire to change this law that the Open Carry Texas group is all about.

 

Accordingly, Open Carry’s chosen method to make its point and preferences known is not only to break the law but to severely frighten unarmed people in the process.

 

The owner of the Blue Mesa made the decision not to call the police when the armed protestors showed up in his parking lot, fearing that the situation might devolve into a dangerous riot—although there is reason to believe it might not have mattered if he had called the cops.

 

In an email received by MDA a few hours after the scare took place, Open Carry bragged—

 

“We had a great time today walking through San Antoniowith our semi-automatic rifles and shotguns. The best part was that the reaction was very positive and supportive. People are “getting used” to seeing and being around guns and police have come to accept it and don’t even question us anymore. What we are doing is working and society is coming to view the sight of “military style rifles” in public as just another normal thing. Isn’t that a good thing?”

 

Does anyone really think that this is what the 2nd Amendment was designed to accomplish?

 

Does anyone think the Founders would approve of a group of 40 armed citizens making their point by terrifying their unarmed neighbors practicing their own right to pursue their point of view?

 

While I understand that people are passionate about their 2nd Amendment rights—and I certainly acknowledge and respect their right be so—how can any 2nd Amendment advocate stand by quietly and not protest the actions of a bunch of bullies with semi-automatic weapons who would intimidate their own unarmed neighbors?

 

To defend such an action in unworthy of any true defender of the 2nd Amendment.

 

But defend it many will. Indeed, one commenter to this article wrote, “They deserve to be terrified. Thats what happens when you form a group to take away the freedoms of another group of people.” Doesn’t that just speak volumes?

 

Indeed, any gun rights advocate unwilling to call out this behavior can no longer legitimately suggest that their primary interest is the defense of the Constitution as the Constitution does not create a right to threaten and terrify fellow citizens who pose no immediate threat to one’s safety or the safety of one’s family. Rather, our Constitution creates the right to defend one’s self and one’s family from attacks.

 

Unless you are prepared to argue that a member of Moms Demand Action was preparing to take out one of the Open Carry protestors by hurling a ham sandwich at his head, any support for these tactics is a direct repudiation of 2nd Amendment rights and nothing more than support for a bully with a gun.

 

It also seems appropriate to point out Webster’s definition of terrorism— ”the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal.” While I suppose some would argue that placing one in fear of being on the wrong end of a violent act is not violence until the act takes place, I wonder if anyone who has ever found themselves on the business end of a weapon would agree?

 

This leads to the question all gun rights advocates should now be asking—why am I writing this article when it should be the National Rifle Association speaking out loudly against Open Carry Texas?

 

While I understand that the NRA would support the political objectives of Open Carry, I don’t know how they can continue to claim that they are all about 2nd Amendment rights if they remain quiet in the face of those who would use the 2nd Amendment to support gun bullying.

 

So, your move NRA. Let’s hope you do the right thing.

 

Read the full article at Forbes.com

 

I extend a suggestion/invitation to Members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The very next time you Ladies plan a meeting in a public place, contact me one day in advance and I will personally guarantee your safety from gun bullies with security for your event. I will defend your right to assemble and have your meetings in a public place.

 

 

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Texas Gun Bullies Use Semi-Automatics To Terrorize Moms Demand Action – NRA Remains Silent


 

By Jueseppi B.

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Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts Discusses #GunBullies on The Ed Show(11/11/2013)

 

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America founder Shannon Watts discusses recent aggressive-carry tactics to intimidate and silence gun violence prevention advocates in Texas and across the country.

 

Published on Nov 11, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America founder Shannon Watts discusses recent aggressive-carry tactics to intimidate and silence gun violence prevention supporters in Texas.

Moms Demand Action was founded to demand action NOW to:

1) Ban assault weapons and ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.
2) Require background checks for all gun and ammunition purchases.
3) Report the sale of large quantities of ammunition to theATF, and ban online sales of ammunition.
4) Make gun trafficking a federal crime with serious criminal penalties.
5) Counter gun industry lobbyists’ efforts to weaken gun laws at the state level.

 

 

 

Texas Gun Bullies Use Semi-Automatics To Terrorize Moms Demand Action – NRA Remains Silent

 

On Saturday, the Texas chapter of “Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America” (MDA) was holding a membership meeting at the Blue Mesa Grill in Arlington when a convoy of cars and trucks carrying members of “Open Carry Texas”—a group supporting open carry of weapons in the state—pulled into the restaurant’s parking lot.

 

The ambassadors of Open Carry had come to let their objection to MDA be known, electing to so by pulling weapons from their vehicle trunks and parading menacingly with their guns in an effort to intimidate those inside the Blue Mesa.

 

As you might imagine, the protest was effective—terrifying the occupants of the restaurant which included both those participating in MDA meeting and innocent diners with no particular political axe to grind on that day.

 

According to the MDA statement—

 

“Members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America gathered for a membership meeting today at Blue Mesa Grill restaurant. We were confronted soon after by gun advocates who disagree with our goal of changing America’s gun laws and policies to protect our children and families. Gun advocates held an armed protest in the parking lot, and our mom members and restaurant customers were terrified by what appeared to be an armed ambush.

 

Sadly, these bullies feel they must use guns to intimidate moms and children and try to inhibit our constitutional right to free speech. But Moms Demand Action will not be deterred. The desperate actions of this vocal minority only fuels our determination to fight for gun reform in Texas and across the country. Change will come.”

 

The tense situation (tense, at least, for those on the inside of the eatery) did not conclude until four rather brave members of MDA came out of the restaurant and faced the army of 40 armed men, women and…yes…children.

 

For those of you who would suggest that the members of Open Carry Texas were simply engaging in their Constitutional right to gather and protest what was occurring inside the restaurant, you would be wrong.

 

While the group is certainly entitled to protest (although there are questions raised about them doing so on private property without invitation as was the case here), they are not, according to Texas law, entitled to do so by openly showing their weapons.

 

While Texas permits licensed gun owners to carry concealed weapons, Texas does not permit the open carry of guns, except for long guns that are not being used in a menacing way (added). Indeed, it is the desire to change this law that the Open Carry Texas group is all about.

 

Accordingly, Open Carry’s chosen method to make its point and preferences known is not only to break the law but to severely frighten unarmed people in the process.

 

The owner of the Blue Mesa made the decision not to call the police when the armed protestors showed up in his parking lot, fearing that the situation might devolve into a dangerous riot—although there is reason to believe it might not have mattered if he had called the cops.

 

In an email received by MDA a few hours after the scare took place, Open Carry bragged—

 

“We had a great time today walking through San Antonio with our semi-automatic rifles and shotguns. The best part was that the reaction was very positive and supportive. People are “getting used” to seeing and being around guns and police have come to accept it and don’t even question us anymore. What we are doing is working and society is coming to view the sight of “military style rifles” in public as just another normal thing. Isn’t that a good thing?”

 

Does anyone really think that this is what the 2nd Amendment was designed to accomplish?

 

Does anyone think the Founders would approve of a group of 40 armed citizens making their point by terrifying their unarmed neighbors practicing their own right to pursue their point of view?

 

While I understand that people are passionate about their 2nd Amendment rights—and I certainly acknowledge and respect their right be so—how can any 2nd Amendment advocate stand by quietly and not protest the actions of a bunch of bullies with semi-automatic weapons who would intimidate their own unarmed neighbors?

 

To defend such an action in unworthy of any true defender of the 2nd Amendment.

 

But defend it many will. Indeed, one commenter to this article wrote, “They deserve to be terrified. Thats what happens when you form a group to take away the freedoms of another group of people.” Doesn’t that just speak volumes?

 

Indeed, any gun rights advocate unwilling to call out this behavior can no longer legitimately suggest that their primary interest is the defense of the Constitution as the Constitution does not create a right to threaten and terrify fellow citizens who pose no immediate threat to one’s safety or the safety of one’s family. Rather, our Constitution creates the right to defend one’s self and one’s family from attacks.

 

Unless you are prepared to argue that a member of Moms Demand Action was preparing to take out one of the Open Carry protestors by hurling a ham sandwich at his head, any support for these tactics is a direct repudiation of 2nd Amendment rights and nothing more than support for a bully with a gun.

 

It also seems appropriate to point out Webster’s definition of terrorism— ”the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal.” While I suppose some would argue that placing one in fear of being on the wrong end of a violent act is not violence until the act takes place, I wonder if anyone who has ever found themselves on the business end of a weapon would agree?

 

This leads to the question all gun rights advocates should now be asking—why am I writing this article when it should be the National Rifle Association speaking out loudly against Open Carry Texas?

 

While I understand that the NRA would support the political objectives of Open Carry, I don’t know how they can continue to claim that they are all about 2nd Amendment rights if they remain quiet in the face of those who would use the 2nd Amendment to support gun bullying.

 

So, your move NRA. Let’s hope you do the right thing.

 

Read the full article at Forbes.com

 

I extend a suggestion/invitation to Members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The very next time you Ladies plan a meeting in a public place, contact me one day in advance and I will personally guarantee your safety from gun bullies with security for your event. I will defend your right to assemble and have your meetings in a public place.

 

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The Only Thing That Stops A “Bad Guy” With A Gun Is A “Good Guy” with A Gun. How Does One Tell Them Apart?


 

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When Guns and Alcohol Mix: Niece Recalls Aunts Gun Murder By Her Uncle

 

by Moms Demand Action & Ms. Amy Zucker Morgenstern

 

June 3 has come around again. Even though I was only not-quite-six years old on this date in 1974, when my aunt, Roslyn Shapiro Lewisohn, died, I think of her each year. She was 38 years old, which means she has now been dead for as long as she was alive. Her four children grew up without her. Her younger sister, my mother, was suddenly rendered an only child, and when their mother died several years later, my mother mourned without a sister to share her sorrow and memories.

 

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Aunt Rozi was shot by her husband. He was drinking–he was often drinking–and they had an argument. At the end of it, she was dead on their kitchen floor. The reason he had a gun, according to what he had said some years earlier, was to defend himself from his enemies. What enemies a poet and college professor might have had to worry about, there in their home on the Maine coast, is hard to imagine.

 

His own demons, I guess, and when those are your enemies, the very last thing you need is a gun. But he certainly didn’t have to prove he had anything rationally to fear in order to own a handgun and keep it loaded. He didn’t have to show that he didn’t abuse substances or his wife. He didn’t even have to show that he didn’t have a criminal record or any dangerous mental illnesses. It was just the way the “no to background checks” people want it to be.

 

When people talk about how we need to make sure “the good guys” are allowed guns, they are talking about people like my uncle Jimmy. He was a middle-aged, middle-class, white, college-educated poet and English professor. If we had decided to arm the good citizens of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, so that they might protect us from machine-gun-wielding drug dealers and mass murderers, Jimmy could have been first in line, and he would have been handed a lethal weapon with a smile. And taken it home and used it exactly the way he did use it.

 

Twenty-one years after Rozi’s death by handgun, another good guy tried his best to murder my father. This good guy was also middle-aged, middle-class–no, wealthy; white, a college graduate, a member of the Congregational church in town, a respected businessman and pillar of his community: again, just the kind of person who, in the mythical world of black hats and white hats, is supposed to defend us from the bad guys. When his wife left him for my father, Malcolm went berserk. He sought Dad out at the college where he (my father) taught, and stabbed him a dozen times.

 

Fortunately for Dad, Malcolm was scared of guns; otherwise he would surely have used one. Two very brave students wrestled him off my dad. Would they have dared to if he’d been wielding a gun instead of a knife? Not that it would have mattered. If Dad had been shot even once in some of the places he was stabbed–his chest, his temple–he would have died then and there, instead of arriving at the hospital on the brink of death and being dragged back from it by the highly expert trauma team of Yale-New Haven Hospital. Not a visit goes by without my being keenly aware how close I came to losing him at age 26. Not a fatal shooting appears in the newspaper without my thinking, That would have been my family, if Malcolm had had a gun.

 

We have a myth taking hold in this country, a myth of bad guys vs. good guys. It says that there are violent thugs, or crazed mass-murderers, and then there are fine, upstanding citizens. But as we know, most murders aren’t Aurora or Newtown. They happen in ones and twos, and aren’t planned, but result from the heat of the moment combined with a highly fatal weapon. Most murder victims know their killer; many, in fact, are killed by a relative, or a girlfriend or boyfriend.

 

My aunt’s death and my father’s near-miss were typical: personal dispute + alcohol or other drugs + a person who is prone to irrational thinking and violent behavior. The difference between them was that in one case, the attacker had a gun, and in the other one, he didn’t. You can certainly kill someone with a knife, with a baseball bat, even with your bare hands, but bullets are vastly more likely than any of these to be fatal.

 

To those who say that good guys with guns could have saved my aunt, or made a more effective rescue of my dad, I have several questions from the real world.

  • Can you imagine my aunt pulling out a gun and telling Jimmy to back off? It would only have confirmed his paranoia, and paranoid people do not surrender their weapons. In a movie, he’d drop the gun, but in real life, he was drunk and enraged and irrational, and he didn’t take any crap from his wife (let me translate that for you: he was in the habit of beating her up). He’d be more likely to pull the trigger than to drop the gun.
  • Can you imagine being a college student who hears cries for help and comes running, to find one man stabbing another over and over? If you have a gun, what do you do with it? Shoot the assailant? Please don’t–that’s my dad a few inches from him, the walls are tile and metal, and the chances of you or Dad getting killed by a ricocheting bullet are high (a hostage was just killed, instead of rescued, by police in such a situation). Or should you yell, “Freeze!”? Great idea, but again, this guy is not exactly in the grip of reason. If he were, he wouldn’t have wrecked his own life by committing a felony just because his wife had had an affair.
  • Now, turning to the mass-murder scenario, where millions of Americans fantasize that an armed security guard or elementary school teacher or heroic passerby will save the day by plugging the bad guy. We’ll set aside the fact that this being the real world, heroes are not protected by the Principle of Evil Marksmanship, and even trained gun users can’t just pull out their guns and hit their target (and while the linked-to video is not of a scientifically rigorous experiment, the attempts to debunk it are comical in their desperation. The experiment didn’t happen when Diane Sawyer told the subjects it would! The defender was wearing a long shirt over his gun! How unrealistic!). As my brother-in-law points out, if we follow the advice of the NRA and Gun Owners of America, when someone starts shooting in a crowd, what you will have now is a crowd with several people pointing guns. How is anyone–police, terrified bystanders, other would-be heroes–supposed to know which of them is a good guy and which was the original shooter? The scenario resembles nothing so much as the firing squad in the ethnic joke, except with dozens of innocent parade-watchers or elementary school students or moviegoers added to the mix.

 

There are good guys and bad guys in the world, definitely. But it’s not usually that simple. Often, a bad guy is someone who was a good guy until the moment he had too much liquor in him, too much wounded pride, too little ability to manage his anger, and a deadly weapon in his hands. That is one reason the gun in your house is far more likely to kill you or someone you love than any of your “enemies.” (Another reason is that it’s more likely to become a suicide weapon than anything else, but that’s another subject.

 

So is the Second Amendment, which in my opinion doesn’t mean remotely what the gun-rights advocates, or half the gun-control advocates for that matter, think it does.) Let’s be clear, “armed citizenry” advocates: when you set out to arm the “good guys,” you are talking about handing guns to Jimmy Lewisohn and Malcolm Todt.

 

Of all the grief and fear that a tragedy like the Newtown massacre instills in me, the most terrifying development is the advance of the notion that arming more citizens will make us safer. It’s a profoundly dangerous idea, based on fiction and fantasy, and it is just plain wrong.

 

This article was first published on the author’s blog, which you may visit here:http://sermonsinstones.com/2013/06/03/deadly-myth/

 

If you or anyone you know has been a victim of gun violence and would like to share your story with Moms Demand Action,

 

please email facesofcourage@momsdemandaction.org.

Moms Demand Action | November 11, 2013

 

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It’s Been A Week….Whats Different…..


By Jueseppi B.

 

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Absolutely nothing. 

 

Thats the sad part about the aftermath of the lives taken from us at Sandy Hook Elementary School. There has been talk, discussion, deniability,  finger pointing, stupidity, words tossed around.

 

But no action.

 

Commissions and press conferences and promises mean nothing Washington. The 28 funerals are what matter. Twenty child coffins…eight adult coffins. And we still have not learned a damn thing.

 

 

We’ve placed the blame for this massacre on mental illness.

We’ve placed the blame for this massacre on the absence of God.

We’ve placed the blame for this massacre on bad parenting.

We’ve placed the blame for this massacre on teachers not being armed.

We’ve placed the blame for this massacre on a need for more guns.

 

We’ve placed the blame for this massacre on everything BUT the reason 28 people are dead in Newtown, Connecticut.

 

Availability Of Handguns and Assault Weapons.

Availability Of Body Armour.

Availability Of Drum Magazines & Assault Ammo Clips.

 

Thats why we have to observe 28 Memorial Services.

Thats why we have to observe 28 Funerals.

Thats why we have to observe 28 Burials.

Thats why we have to observe 27 Grieving Families.

 

We have to do all this because Americans fight to have the right to bear arms.

We have to do all this because Americans fight to have the right to kill one another.

We have to do all this because Americans fight to have the right to own weapons of war.

We have to do all this because Americans fight to have the right to use weapons of mass destruction.

 

 

What town will mourn next?

How many will die in the next massacre?

What weapons will be used next time?

How long before we have more mass burials?

Will your family member be next?

 

 

Rest In Peace All Children Of God. May your families find peace and may America stop the gun violence.

We will never forget your faces……

 

 

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We will never forget your names………

 

Charlotte Bacon, 2/22/06, female (6).

 
– Daniel Barden, 9/25/05, male (7).

 
– Rachel Davino, 7/17/83, female (29).

 
– Olivia Engel, 7/18/06, female (6).

 
– Josephine Gay, 12/11/05, female (7).

 
– Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 04/04/06, female (6).

 
– Dylan Hockley, 3/8/06, male (6).

 
– Dawn Hochsprung, 06/28/65, female (47)

 

Madeleine F. Hsu, 7/10/06, female (6).

 
– Catherine V. Hubbard, 6/08/06, female (6).

 
– Chase Kowalski, 10/31/05, male (7).

 
– Jesse Lewis, 6/30/06, male (6).

 
– James Mattioli , 3/22/06, male (6).

 
– Grace McDonnell, 12/04/05, female (7).

 
– Anne Marie Murphy, 07/25/60, female (52).

 
– Emilie Parker, 5/12/06, female (6).

 

Jack Pinto, 5/06/06, male (6).

 
– Noah Pozner, 11/20/06, male (6).

 

Caroline Previdi, 9/07/06, female (6).

 
– Jessica Rekos, 5/10/06, female (6).

 
– Avielle Richman, 10/17/06, female (6).

 
– Lauren Rousseau, 6/1982, female (30).

 
– Mary Sherlach, 2/11/56, female (56).

 

Victoria Soto, 11/04/85, female (27).

 
– Benjamin Wheeler, 9/12/06, male (6).

 
– Allison N. Wyatt, 7/03/06, female (6).

 -Nancy J. Lanza, (52)

 -Adam Lanza, (20)

 

 

America Better Wake The “Samuel L. Jackson” Up.

 

 

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