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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
So let's give up all our weapons, so the only ones that will ever have them are criminals and the government.
That's taking sarcasm too far. And the argument he has is about a CHILD having the gun, not an adult. Obviously the kid having the gun isn't the only part of the issue, as there must have been previous anger related issues or acts of violence which lead to him shooting another kid while playing a game. We don't even know if he shot him over an issue with the game, we're just speculating here...
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post #42 of 182
Just because some idiot decides to pick up a gun and shoot someone doesn't mean it's a game's fault.....they're still a moron if they point a loaded gun (or really unloaded too) at anyone.....

Any amount of violation of the first amendment isn't going to prevent idiots from shooting each other.

BTW all you people saying guns should be banned.....you realize that when guns are made illegal the criminals will be the armed ones? I don't own a gun (yet), but it will be a cold day in hell when I support gun banning......
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post #43 of 182
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
Just because some idiot decides to pick up a gun and shoot someone doesn't mean it's a game's fault.....they're still a moron if they point a loaded gun (or really unloaded too) at anyone.....

Any amount of violation of the first amendment isn't going to prevent idiots from shooting each other.
Well put
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It's Texas, we do that kind of thing sometimes, you know, you beat me at cod4, and i'll load up my javelin and blast your car with it.
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post
Because its the video games, and not the fact that it happened in texas...
Exactly what is that supposed to mean? Don't make me bust out the Canadian stereotypes

JK
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It's Texas, we do that kind of thing sometimes, you know, you beat me at cod4, and i'll load up my javelin and blast your car with it.
Lol +1 for that
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post #47 of 182
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Exactly. I'd like to see a psycho try to pull off a mass murder at a gun show.

I seriously LOLed. He would get owned so fast.....

It still scares me that kids have access to these guns....parents should have trigger locks on them.....or simply keep them disassembled until they want to hunt/go to the shooting range.....well that's what my dad did.
THe bottom line is that kids will search the house when the parents leave, and there's really no stopping them, as they have all the time in the world.

There's nothing wrong with violent video games (for adults), and there's nothing wrong with guns (again, for adults), however it's a TERRIBLE idea for kids to have their own guns without supervision.....and to have access to them.
A simple trigger lock could have prevented this...........OR not keep a pistol loaded in the house around teenagers
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So why dont we apply that logic to everything else in society and become the ultimate nanny state?

Cars kill more people than guns. Should we ban cars to protect the children?
And yet another bad example.

Would you compare banning s3x to banning rocket launchers? One is essential to life, society and our country as a whole, the other is a not.

I understand what you're saying but killing someone with a car can be easy but a car is not very consealable. A gun is not 3000lbs of steel that is colored and easily identifiable with a license plate attached. A car has more uses than killing.
    
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My dad's got trigger locks on his guns, and he doesn't even know where the key is for his deer-hunting rifle box. Sadly, even if he found the key, he doesn't have the key to unlock the rifle trigger either. lol

I should get some trigger locks on my guns.
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A gun is not 3000lbs of steel that is colored and easily identifiable with a license plate attached.
Depends on where you live.
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