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Of Course: Biden Wants Review of Gun Laws After Trayvon Shooting

chemurdered Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 2:08 AM
If we can't "stand our ground" what do we have left?
xartois Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 2:54 PM
What we have left is what most civilized countries have...we must depend on those who are paid to put their lives on the line for us each and every day.
Yes! I said it! The Police. They are trained professionals governed buy the same laws they so dutifully enforce. What training does George Zimmerman possess, if any? He exhibits the professionalism of a common hoodlum with his gun tucked in his waist. A properly holstered firearm would not be an easy task to wrestle away from its owner.
If Trayvon Martin was forty pounds heavier and a few years wiser, we could all be talking about the poor Mr. Zimmerman who brought his "constitutional right to own a firearm" gun to a verbal dispute and lost his life.
2ndamendment Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 11:38 PM
Where were the police? They were called prior to this incident. The reality is that life moves at one speed, and police, firemen, and RESPONDERS move at another speed. Sorry CZARTOIS, People live and die in the Real world. Next time a punk sticks a knife in your ribs and steals your wallet, Iphone, and jewelry feel free to yell for the Police with your last breath and just maybe that bystander 50 feet away will pull his concealed weapon, eliminate your attacker and phone the ambulance to respond.

Vice President Joe Biden is blaming gun laws for the Trayvon Martin shooting, despite not knowing all the facts of the case at this point.

Mr. Biden, who was chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee for eight years, said that the Martin case underscores the need to ensure public safety in accordance with current gun laws.

"The idea that there's this overwhelming additional security in the ownership and carrying concealed and deadly weapons... I think it's the premise, not the constitutional right, but the premise that it makes people safer is one that...