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Liberal Senator: Nothing in Our Gun Control Bill Would Have Prevented Newtown

RiffRaff Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 10:41 PM
If a 'spree shooter' is conscious enough to have a high capacity magazine, he's conscious enough to have more than one weapon and more than one magazine. The idea that forcing crazy people to reload will gain one an "opportunity" to tackle him is foolish. First, most people in a shooting situation will be distracted, e.g., will be running in the opposite direction. Second, replacing a magazine takes maybe 5 seconds, not much time under stress and shock. Third, most people aren't going to jump a shooter because that's a good way to get shot. Figure the odds. There are no laws or rules that will stop the crazies. We need a new approach. Paper over the issue isn't working.

Here's Connecticut's former Attorney General, phony Vietnam war veteran, and senior US Senator tacitly admitting the obvious:  
 


 

"How would anything in the bill, as it currently stands, have stopped anything that went on in Newtown?” Crowley asked. “The majority leader has assured me and other proponents of these measures that we can offer amendments on both the assault-weapons ban and the prohibition on high-capacity magazines, so there will be both,” Blumenthal responded, adding that he intends to...