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@nctarheel—Thank you for providing the truth in black-and-white. All of these are needless murders. So many people could’ve been saved with just a few restrictions that cat semi automatic weapons out of peoples hands.  

But when the NRA and those Republicans who are in their Pockets twist the truth and tell people the government will take their guns, which is patently false the murders of innocent people continue. For what?  For the benefit of the gun lobby, that’s for what. 

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(CNN)Were it not for a local resident who confronted the gunman, the deadliest shooting in Texas history could have claimed even more lives.

 

At a news conference Sunday night, investigators offered a preliminary timeline of the attack at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs and laid out the role the resident played.
 
The gunman entered the small church in the rural town east of San Antonio, firing with an assault weapon at the congregation attending the morning service.
 
A man who lives next to the church grabbed his own rifle and engaged the gunman, said Freeman Martin, the regional director of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
"The suspect dropped his rifle, which was a Ruger AR assault-type rifle and fled from the church," Martin said.
 
The man then chased the gunman, Martin said.
 
When police spotted the suspect's vehicle a short time later at the county line, they found the gunman inside -- dead of a bullet wound.
 
"At this time, we don't know if it was a self-inflicted gunshot wound or if he was shot by the local resident," Martin said.
 
Authorities didn't offer additional details, nor identify the resident or the gunman. They will likely elaborate more in subsequent media briefings.
 
"They are continuing in their efforts as they put all the pieces of a very complex puzzle together to try to provide their community all the answers they need and deserve," Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said.
The shooting at the church claimed 26 lives. Twenty-three of the dead were found dead inside the church, officials said.
 
It's the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history -- and the fifth deadliest in modern US history.
 
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This is a Fact that Bad Guys will Always find a Gun and do harm.

Laws and rules are for those that abide by them. 


@nctarheel wrote:

Over time, as gun ownership and carry laws have gotten more and more liberal in the state of TEXAS so that the general population can DEFEND ITSELF; here's what has really happened.

 

November 5, 2017(today)- Twenty Eight dead churchgoers.

September 10, 2017-------- Eight dead at a sports game watching party.

July 7, 2016--------------------Five dead police officers.

November 15, 2015----------Six dead campers.

May 17, 2015------------------Nine dead bikers.

November 5, 2009-----------Thirteen dead, mostly soldiers.

September 15, 1999--------Seven dead churchgoers...again!

October 16, 1991------------Twenty-three dead restaurant customers.

August 1, 1966---------------Fifteen dead, mostly students.

 

Isn't it time that everyone faces the fact that easy access to guns, open carry, and concealed carry hasn't REDUCED the deaths from shootings whatsoever.

 

Isn't it time that the NRA be confronted with irrefutable evidence that "GOOD GUYS" aren't stopping the "BAD GUYS" with guns?

 

Isn't it time for some form of gun control?

 

Especially in TEXAS.

 


 

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The band playing when the Las Vegas shooter cut loose (remember WAY back last month?) were all armed and said there was nothing they could do. 

 

Why do we feel we need to be armed? Because the other guys are armed.  I wonder if any nation in the world has figured out how to stop this cycle? Oh right.............all of them.

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nctarheel:  Isn't it time for some form of gun control?

 

 

Not if you want to go deaf listening to people scream that the next thing after guns control laws they'll come and grab their guns. They have a point......it will be just like when they started imposing speed limits on our roads and all the cars soon disappeared........................

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Over time, as gun ownership and carry laws have gotten more and more liberal in the state of TEXAS so that the general population can DEFEND ITSELF; here's what has really happened.

 

November 5, 2017(today)- Twenty Eight dead churchgoers.

September 10, 2017-------- Eight dead at a sports game watching party.

July 7, 2016--------------------Five dead police officers.

November 15, 2015----------Six dead campers.

May 17, 2015------------------Nine dead bikers.

November 5, 2009-----------Thirteen dead, mostly soldiers.

September 15, 1999--------Seven dead churchgoers...again!

October 16, 1991------------Twenty-three dead restaurant customers.

August 1, 1966---------------Fifteen dead, mostly students.

 

Isn't it time that everyone faces the fact that easy access to guns, open carry, and concealed carry hasn't REDUCED the deaths from shootings whatsoever.

 

Isn't it time that the NRA be confronted with irrefutable evidence that "GOOD GUYS" aren't stopping the "BAD GUYS" with guns?

 

Isn't it time for some form of gun control?

 

Especially in TEXAS.

 

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