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Protest outside White House planned
Washington Post, by Rachel Weiner

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/14/2012 4:50:30 PM

A group of gun control advocates is planning to protest at Lafayette Park outside the White House at 4:30 p.m. Nancy Robinson of the group Citizens for Safety says that several advocacy groups were already in D.C. for a leadership training conference when the shooting in Newtown, Conn. occurred. “Tell Jay Carney today IS the day to talk about gun violence,” Robinson wrote in an e-mail announcing the event. “We demand a plan to stop the slaughter of our children.” White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters earlier that a gun control policy

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CNN just showed a picture of these crass jerks. Never let a crisis go to waste. Their behavior is reprehensible!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: peeved, 12/14/2012 4:59:14 PM     (No. 9065966)

I cannot express how angry I am. Those poor children & their parents are grieving and there are those who have to politicize this horrible incident. While I appreciate the President´s comments, he went to far when he said something has to been done regardless of politics. He could not help but to politicize this tragedy with that comment.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoniTx, 12/14/2012 5:06:32 PM     (No. 9065983)

Didn´t take them long, did it?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 12/14/2012 5:14:30 PM     (No. 9065990)

From the article - “We demand a plan to stop the slaughter of our children.”

And the common sense reply? How about a few teachers in every school with CWP´s and training, or is that too obvious and politically incorrect?

Extreme gun laws don´t help. Ask the residents of Chicago...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: fireman28, 12/14/2012 5:15:13 PM     (No. 9065991)

Our local radio station was running the live feed from CBS Radio and TV during the afternoon. I had a one hour drive and listened to bits of it. Had to turn it off.

The stupid talking heads had no clue what happened in the classroom of the shooter´s mother; but they psychonalized his baby and childhood without even knowing the guys name.

The radio and TV stations are part of the problem here, giving the anti-gun wackos airtime.

Only one person who was shot survived. Lots of kids are dead. The story is not going to change no matter how many hours of CBS live coverage you hear.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 12/14/2012 5:17:24 PM     (No. 9065994)

Sometimes I think there should be news blackouts on tragedies like this for, say, 10 hours. By that time there should be at least some credible information as to who did it, why, how, etc.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/14/2012 5:17:46 PM     (No. 9065996)

Molon Labe...if you dare!!

No free man shall ever be de-barred the use of arms-Thomas Jefferson

When only cops have guns, it´s called a "police state". -Claire Wolfe

Laws that forbid the carrying of arms... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man. - Jefferson´s "Commonplace Book," 1774-1776, quoting from On Crimes and Punishment, by criminologist Cesare Beccaria, 1764

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Malia2012, 12/14/2012 5:17:50 PM     (No. 9065998)

Prayers go out to all the families on this terrible day. I can´t begin to imagine how devastated they must be. As usual, despicable bottom-feeding-cretins are given publicity by CNN and the rest of the leftist media.. As the so-called "godfather" of Chicago, Rahm Emmanuel once said "never let a crisis go to waste" and they don´t! They don´t care a whit about the victims, but they hope murdered children will promote their agenda, and that´s the ONLY reason they are "protesting". The true face of evil shows itself whenever there is a tragedy they can exploit. Sickening.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/14/2012 5:35:36 PM     (No. 9066038)

It was a criminal who did this rotten attack, not a normal average and responsible gunowner. Those protestors need to step back and rethink their position which has been proved wrong time and time again. If the janitor had been carrying, this could have been stopped short.

My heart just goes out to these families who lost their precious children in this assault and also to the families of the staff. A very black day for our country.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Marzon, 12/14/2012 5:45:10 PM     (No. 9066053)

They could at least have the decency to wait until the bodies are cold.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: redmom, 12/14/2012 5:48:45 PM     (No. 9066060)

Is this before or after they met with the preezy for a strategy session?

This whole administration is disgusting. Obama couldn´t wait to ´console´ us, by saying this is happening too often in the last few years.

Gun control legislation is on it´s way.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/14/2012 5:49:44 PM     (No. 9066062)

“We demand a plan to stop the slaughter of our children.”

These are the same people who just held an all abortion all the time convention in Charlotte. Oh, the irony.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: neanderthal, 12/14/2012 5:57:37 PM     (No. 9066080)

Americans have always had guns,lots of guns, but we have not always had mass murders. So what´s changed? It ain´t the guns. It´s our immoral institutions that make laws not based on morality, but based on greed, revenge, and power. They´ll probably get rid of the guns, but it won´t make any difference. Our evilness will get deeper and deep and the mass killings will get bigger and bigger. Remember, the biggest school killing in our history was caused by the explosion of three home-made bombs. It´s tough to control bomb makers.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/14/2012 6:06:55 PM     (No. 9066097)

Clearly heartless miscreants obsessed with controlling others. As for Hollywood types... Are they willing to stop using armed bodyguards ?

The shooter walked in with full riot gear on. Did the school have an armed guard? No? Why not? even an unarmed guard would have stopped him.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/14/2012 6:08:58 PM     (No. 9066100)

Perhaps we need people protesting outside of the White House, demanding that our mental health laws be reformed to allow us to protect ourselves from the mentally ill.
As it stands right now, the mentally ill person is catered to and protected, excluding family from having any input into treatment/hospitalization.
Neighbors of this shooter are saying that he was odd, peculiar, disturbed. I would note that he killed his father, then his mother, then the rest of the victims.
But I would bet his parents had no say in his mental health care, if he had any at all.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JAN, 12/14/2012 6:17:41 PM     (No. 9066115)

Time for the mentally ill to be locked away from society.

They may have so called rights but then so do little children in their kindergarten classroom.

So do people watching a movie.

Attending a political rally in a parking lot.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/14/2012 6:19:16 PM     (No. 9066118)

Gun control ´feels´ like it would help.

In fact it hurts.

The left needs a disarmed citizenry and would tell any lie and allow the killing of any number of innocents to get it.

Fashion and emotion will rule the day as long as these Commies prevail.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Theeo, 12/14/2012 6:24:30 PM     (No. 9066129)

FTA ... "We demand a plan to stop the slaughter of our children". Does that include abortion?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 12/14/2012 6:25:02 PM     (No. 9066130)

This anti gun stuff shoulda been done when Sickles shoot his rival in Lafayette Park!!!the son of Francis Scott Key......duh... Only guns for responsible citizens will help to control this murderous evil ...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/14/2012 6:30:35 PM     (No. 9066144)

The "Commies" will be coming for your guns soon. Remember, they never let a crisis go to waste, but will politicize everything to push their political agenda to enslave the masses.

If you cannot see this, you are too dumb to be allowed to vote; however, I´m too little, too late, on that score for sure.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Penney, 12/14/2012 6:31:30 PM     (No. 9066147)

The statist´s media fosters an atmosphere of division, partisan bullying and disrespect for others, 24/7 & year in, year out. ...And then they blame others. Statists have no shame.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: saveamerica, 12/14/2012 7:01:11 PM     (No. 9066194)

When need a Million American March at the White House to Make Bozo Obama RESIGN
He cause Violence in Michigan and else where
Please Impeach Obama.
Crime is up since taken office. Policemen are being laidoff everywhere because cities are broke.Obama policies at work.
Resign OBAMA

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Reply 22 - Posted by: TheGrandWahzoo, 12/14/2012 7:40:15 PM     (No. 9066251)

Molon Labe.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Raristotle, 12/14/2012 7:58:46 PM     (No. 9066276)

It wouldn´t shock me to know that Obama or his closest allies arranged this "protest".

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Reply 24 - Posted by: daydreamer10, 12/14/2012 10:39:06 PM     (No. 9066509)

All responsible good, honest and decent folks should carry guns. If one or two of the teachers in the school in Connecticut had carry permits and guns, a bad person could have been stopped.

I´m a grandmother and not a violent person, but I would have done my best to stop the shooter.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: gruntled, 12/15/2012 1:26:59 AM     (No. 9066658)

Scum rises to the surface every time. They can´t help it.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/15/2012 1:33:17 AM     (No. 9066661)

The gun grabbers roll out of bed every morning and turn on the radio looking for tragedies like this.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/15/2012 11:17:05 AM     (No. 9067367)

In other news, Planned Parenthood has decided to denounce the efforts of Citizens for Safety (s/off). These liberals just can´t make up their minds

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 12/15/2012 3:54:50 PM     (No. 9067877)

Mario Coumo us responsible for putting the dangerously mentaly ill on the streets. Now we have no way of knowing when or if some tragedy like this will happen. We can´t prevent it as long as political correctness is practiced in this once Great Country.

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More than a hundred Republican Party elders gathered this weekend in Texas to celebrate George H.W. Bush’s legacy. But many of the event’s participants had another, much simpler agenda: launching a Jeb Bush presidential campaign. The two-day festivities featured a widely covered speech by Jeb. And on the sidelines, former Bush retainers were frank about their hopes that the eldest son could save a party the family has led on and off since 1988. “We have a responsibility to make sure Jeb runs,” said longtime Bush adviser Andy Card after the speech. “If Jeb Bush does not run, shame on us.” Card added,


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