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Thu Dec 20, 2012, 11:11 AM

 

Is govt obligated to protect citizens in groups like Sandy Hook’s School? We know govt is not

obligated to protect individuals unless they are in custody as SCOTUS said in Castle Rock v. Gonzales.

That means that for individuals, self-defense is a personal responsibility.

Government requires students to attend school in government buildings in the custody of government employees.

Will parents of the murdered students bring a class law suit against the local school district et al?

If so will they win?

If they win, what are the implications?

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Reply Is govt obligated to protect citizens in groups like Sandy Hook’s School? We know govt is not (Original post)
jody Dec 2012 OP
Flabbergasted Dec 2012 #1
jody Dec 2012 #2
Flabbergasted Dec 2012 #3
jody Dec 2012 #4
Flabbergasted Dec 2012 #9
surrealAmerican Dec 2012 #5
jody Dec 2012 #7
baldguy Dec 2012 #6
jody Dec 2012 #8


Response to Flabbergasted (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:29 PM

2. I'm very familiar with X_Digger's post. Which SCOTUS case do you mean that obligates govt. to protect

 

groups of people?

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Response to jody (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:42 PM

3. Yes. According to this yes.

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Response to Flabbergasted (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:46 PM

4. I'm sorry and disappointed. I thought you had an answer to my OP but you don't. nt

 

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Response to jody (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 10:56 PM

9. Ok. Frankly I read that all a bit to quickly. Also I'm not a lawyer and I really can't answer this

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question after all. Best of luck. Perhaps you could share what you think?

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Response to jody (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:50 PM

5. This is not just any group of citizens.

It's a group of children. Are six and seven year old children ever legally responsible for their own protection?

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Response to surrealAmerican (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:13 PM

7. That's what OP asked. nt

 

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Response to jody (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 08:54 PM

6. Heaven help us if the parents of murdered children might get restitution from the govt.

They can get fucked! They should feel honored that those kids were chosen to be sacrificed to the Gun Gods.

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Response to baldguy (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 09:15 PM

8. Agree. Do you have a legal cite to answer OP question? nt

 

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