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Mass School Shooting Prevented In Tennessee

By a staff member with a gun. Will THIS story get nation-wide coverage? Only the gunman died so no, it`s `not important`

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Mass School Shooting Prevented In Tennessee. By a staff member with a gun. Will THIS story get nation-wide coverage? Only the gunman died so no, it`s `not important`
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5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 26157 Posts
Sunday, January 13, 2013 11:17:18 AM
@SpermNinja: Yes, guns were used, and plenty of them! But I've read that a lot, perhaps even the majority, of people were killed by machette.

The mass-killing got worst when average people started hacking their neighbors to death: the armed groups on both sides were bad, but the sheer number of people running amuk was unimaginable.
Apparently, everyone in Rwanda owns a machette...

SpermNinja81
Male, 30-39, Australia
 458 Posts
Saturday, January 12, 2013 10:04:02 PM
There were definitely firearms used in the Rwandan genocide. I imagine it might make murdering people with a machete a bit easier knowing that you had guys with AK47's watching your back.

furryblob
Male, 18-29, Europe
 577 Posts
Saturday, January 12, 2013 11:57:53 AM
1 star for Mr Scats.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 26157 Posts
Saturday, January 12, 2013 10:27:32 AM
(had to split the post, stupid word counter!)

And NOTHING compares to Rwanda...

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 26157 Posts
Saturday, January 12, 2013 10:26:25 AM
@madduck: "Seems to be" is the key! Americans are not all identical, eh? There's a big difference between urban/rural, and guns is one of those.
Who owns more guns per capita? Rural
Who gets shot more? Urban!
% ownership of guns has nothing to do with % of being killed by one. Look at Chicago!

A Black, city dweller in a city WITH strict gun laws is 4X more likely to be killed with a gun than a white counrty dweller with LAX gun laws.

#1 In the USA: More gun laws has always lead to MORE gun crimes, every single time!

In Virginia the number of guns (especially in white parts of cities) has almost doubled in the past 10 years! The result? A DROP in overall gun crimes.
#2 In the USA: More LEGALLY OWNED guns has NEVER lead to more crime.

AS for mass shootings? Norway, UK, Germany and France have them too.

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