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America's Gun Culture...

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50 minutes ago, mr6666 said:

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Shannon WattsVerified account @shannonrwatts

 

Male New Hampshire lawmakers on the hearing committee

wearing pearls to mock @MomsDemand volunteers and gun safety advocates. #NHPolitics

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ElizabethSchatzDoyle @elizabethdoyle Mar 5

 
 

Moms are not "clutching their pearls" over gun violence.

They are BURYING their children over gun violence.

These are preventable deaths save for your selfishness & greed, #NHPolitics.

 

You should be ashamed. #MomsDemand

see: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2019/03/06/new-hampshire-gun-control-pearl-necklaces/3078579002/

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The above posts are total BS;   The pearls are a prop used by a woman's pro-gun-rights group.   They have used them before.   Therefore they were NOT used by these male NH lawmakers to mock the woman's gun-control group MomsDemands or this moron Watts.   

They were used to show support for women being able to purchase and own guns for self-protection.     

 

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"....... the state Republican party called the uproar "fake news" and said the pearls were given to the state legislators by the Women’s Defense League of New Hampshire as a sign of support for gun rights. The Women's Defense League opposes gun control measures ......

"These men are supporting women and supporting women who support actual women's rights. They are the farthest thing from sexist and there was a women (sic) lawmaker wearing them, too," Morin told CNN Wednesday.

 

But Watts' opinion that the pearl necklaces were meant to mock gun control advocates went unchanged.

"These lawmakers decided to wear symbols that essentially mocked the process," she told the Union Leader. "They showed they were not coming to this hearing with an open mind, and they were making light of survivors who were testifying on the suicide of a child, or women who were survivors of domestic abuse." 

She told The Washington Post that "when you are a male lawmaker and you come to a hearing wearing a pearl necklace and a semiautomatic rifle pin, you sort of lose control of the narrative." ...........

 

The lawmakers wore the pearls during a meeting of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, which was discussing proposed "red flag" legislation. The gun control measure would allow a judge to restrict access to firearms by people who are considered a threat to themselves or the public. Family members and law enforcement would be able to petition the court to issue such an order. 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2019/03/06/new-hampshire-gun-control-pearl-necklaces/3078579002/

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8 minutes ago, jamesjazzguitar said:

The above posts are total BS;   The pearls are a prop used by a woman's pro-gun-rights group.   They have used them before.   Therefore they were NOT used by these male NH lawmakers to mock the woman's gun-control group MomsDemands or this moron Watts.   

They were used to show support for women being able to purchase and own guns for self-protection.     

 

Last thing I'd want to see is Watts mocked and derided. It would be a real end of the world.... :lol: 

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4 hours ago, mr6666 said:

Shannon WattsVerified account @shannonrwatts Mar 8

 
 

The @NRA says we haven’t been invaded because other nations are afraid of our armed citizens.

I’m sure it has nothing to do with our military, or the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

American's own 40% of the guns in the world. Roughly 393 million owned by 326 million.  Too many to have one's day made. 

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/gun-ownership-country-us-legal-firearm-citizens-statistics-a8406941.html

Nothing's worst for an enemy when a country it invades wages a war of attrition.

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PBS NewsHourVerified account @NewsHour 29m29 minutes ago

 
 

Gun-maker Remington CAN be sued

over how it marketed the rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012,

a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled

“The regulation of advertising that threatens the public’s health, safety, and morals has long been considered a core exercise of the states’ police powers,” Justice Richard Palmer wrote for the majority, adding

he didn’t believe Congress envisioned complete immunity for gun-makers.

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3 minutes ago, mr6666 said:

Kenny Williams @Ohheykenny

 

Minister David Parker confirmed that

Semi Automatic weapons will be banned in New Zealand.

Kat Ward @katwardphoto 18h18 hours ago

 

One day. This ban took one day. Look to this, America.

 
 

Good move. We enacted similar laws in Australia after the Port Arthur massacre. I don't believe we had a mass shooting since.

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It's easier to do this in New Zealand since they don't have the same Constitutional Amendments like we do.  So what happens if this occurs again with only a handgun....do a total ban like the UK then be concerned with knife control?

 

It's a shame the people of New Zealand has to pay a gun control price because the shooter is not a New Zealand'er but an OUTSIDER from Australia. :(

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/15/world/asia/new-zealand-shooting-brenton-tarrant.html

 

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