Posts Tagged ‘SHOOTINGS’

postheadericon WATCH: AR-15 Owner Destroys Gun On TV To Help End Mass Shootings

As I sat here sucking on a ring pop that my fiancée bought, I was trying to think of something more ridiculous than a grown man sucking on a ring pop. True story.

Then, I was shown the way when California resident Chad Vachter stepped into my life via the internet.

Vachter was looking for some publicity, and boy has he received it. It’s not the first time that someone has destroyed or turned in firearms to show their support to end mass shootings, and it certainty won’t be the last.

He’s a gun owner and 2nd Amendment supporter, but damn, he’s doing it the wrong way.

For those with weak stomachs, you may not want to watch this beautiful rifle meet it’s end:

He told reporters, who were conveniently there during the destruction;

“I can’t do it,” he said. “I can’t have something in my house that so easily could become a part of another situation like that, and I’m not going to be desensitized to it. I refuse to.”

It almost sounds like he’s scared that he will go commit a mass shooting. Of course that’s not the case, but is he really afraid that it’ll be stolen and used to kill people? If it’s properly stored, that shouldn’t happen.

Oh well. Back to the media attention.

“The other night, when I read the thing about the school in northern California, I cried and I haven’t felt good since,” he said. “And although I’m still sad for all those victims and all the people affected, I feel like I’ve done the only thing that I can do in this equation. Even if it’s just a small thing, I did my part to make things better.”

Vachter did keep some of his guns, including a shotgun and a pistol. He may be unaware, but given his logic, he should have instead destroyed the pistol. Those are used in mass shooting far more than rifles.

I hope that Vachter doesn’t ever have to face a mass shooter like hero Stephen Willeford did in Texas. His now-destroyed AR-15 would have been a much better candidate against a  gunman in a similar situation.

He also encourages other gun owners to follow suit and do as he did to their ‘assault weapons’. It’s nice that he used the term, since we know that the media eats it up like I’m eating this ring pop.

In closing, I’d like to counter Vachter’s address to gun owners looking to take him up on his request;

Instead of destroying your firearms so as to keep them out of the hands of the next mass shooter, get in contact with me so that we can arrange them to be shipped and taken into my possession. I have the means of properly storing them, so they won’t be stolen. It’s because I’m responsible.

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postheadericon Man Caught After Police Say He Shot 6 People, 3 Fatally, In Maryland & Delaware Shootings

EDGEWOOD, MARYLAND — A man was taken into custody after a full day of searching for him after he allegedly shot and killed three people and injured another three. The incident occurred at a place where he had been employed for the last four months.

The Baltimore Sun reports;

Prince is believed to have shot five people about 9 a.m. Wednesday at a kitchen countertop company in an Edgewood business park where he had worked for the past four months, police said.

The five victims were all employees of the business, Advanced Granite Solutions. Prince also is alleged to have shot another person in Delaware later in the morning.

As the manhunt unfolded and police flooded the Interstate 95 corridor seeking the suspect, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said: “there’s an individual out there on the loose who’s committed one of the most heinous acts in our county; we certainly consider him armed and dangerous.”

Gahler called the shooting “a targeted attack, limited to that business.”

People who knew the gunman said that he was raised by a nice family, and that he seemed to have just ‘snapped’. It’s a testament to how difficult it can be sometimes, to figure out who is a danger and who is not. The suspect did have a history with police, but many did not result in convictions. Regardless of whether or not he was raised right, this man still had some issues that were not happening behind the scenes.

We hope that the surviving victims of this horrible crime are able to recover fully and quickly, and our thoughts are with them and those whose lives were taken by a person with no regard for life.

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postheadericon Christmas Weekend In Chicago: At Least 27 Shootings With 7 Fatalities

In one of the Gun Control Capitals of the Country, Chicago saw bullets flying this Christmas weekend with at least 27 shootings. Of those shootings, 7 fatalities were recorded.

Of course gangs are to blame for most (if not all) of the shootings, and it helps to highlight the uselessness of gun control laws on the books. Of all the laws dealing with illegal possession of firearms, it seems that these thug life folks don’t care.

Surprise?

If you’re a citizen of Chicago, or better yet a politician with an open mind, it’s a great time to speak up about how useless these laws really are. While we have gangs fighting for turf and arguments over girlfriends, millions are unable to adequately protect themselves as law-abiding citizens.

While the below information isn’t clear as to whether it was gang related or not, it highlights the very real possibility that innocent lives can be injured or killed during these absurd gunfights;

This weekend, one of the victims was an 18-year-old man who was shot multiple times in the neck and back while he was driving at 1:30 a.m. on Christmas Day in the Gage Park neighborhood, on the city’s Southwest Side.

That’s all, really. Gun control punishes the people who abide. It’s so simple to me, and so crazy that some folks still cry for more gun control. #commonsenseisntsocommon

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postheadericon Teachers Get Free Concealed Carry Training Course — Is It Time To Make Schools “Hard Targets” For Mass Shootings?

SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH — Getting teachers to become comfortable with guns in the classroom has traditionally been an uphill battle.  With most schools being designated “gun free zones” by state legislatures, it’s difficult to have a fast response system in … Continue reading
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postheadericon [VIDEO] How to Stop MASS SHOOTINGS: Colion Solidifies Our Stance On Not Publicizing A Mass Shooter’s Name & Face

This is a video and thought process that will never get old. We’ve detailed on numerous occasions… the reasons why we never publish a mass shooter’s name or photo. It’s really simple to us, and you can read all about … Continue reading
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