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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:27 PM

Gun Enthusiasts Heckle Father Of Newtown Victim

HARTFORD — A false fire alarm, 45-minute waits to get into the Capitol complex, even the heckling of a bereaved parent of a Newtown shooting victim marked Monday’s day-long legislative hearing on gun control.



“The Second Amendment!” was shouted by several gun enthusiasts in the meeting room as Neil Heslin, holding a photo of his 6-year-old son, Jesse Lewis, asked why Bushmaster assault-style weapons are allowed to be sold in the state.

“There are a lot of things that should be changed to prevent what happened,” said Heslin, who grew up using guns and seemed undisturbed by the interruption of his testimony.
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Reply Gun Enthusiasts Heckle Father Of Newtown Victim (Original post)
sasha031 Jan 2013 OP
Drunken Irishman Jan 2013 #1
sasha031 Jan 2013 #6
Tagish_Charlie Jan 2013 #24
AlbertCat Jan 2013 #38
Angry Dragon Jan 2013 #2
TheCowsCameHome Jan 2013 #3
russspeakeasy Jan 2013 #14
cali Jan 2013 #4
MichiganVote Jan 2013 #5
nick of time Jan 2013 #7
alcibiades_mystery Jan 2013 #8
Tommy_Carcetti Jan 2013 #26
freshwest Jan 2013 #50
Tommy_Carcetti Jan 2013 #58
freshwest Jan 2013 #62
AtheistCrusader Jan 2013 #29
lpbk2713 Jan 2013 #9
Lucky Luciano Jan 2013 #42
Thinkingabout Jan 2013 #10
onehandle Jan 2013 #11
villager Jan 2013 #12
Chorophyll Jan 2013 #13
TheCowsCameHome Jan 2013 #15
freshwest Jan 2013 #51
HockeyMom Jan 2013 #16
Cha Jan 2013 #17
MuseRider Jan 2013 #18
AlbertCat Jan 2013 #39
frylock Jan 2013 #49
Fumesucker Jan 2013 #19
nobodyspecial Jan 2013 #22
Whisp Jan 2013 #23
Fumesucker Jan 2013 #25
Whisp Jan 2013 #30
Fumesucker Jan 2013 #35
Whisp Jan 2013 #37
Fumesucker Jan 2013 #40
ellie Jan 2013 #34
Archae Jan 2013 #36
ellie Jan 2013 #57
Archae Jan 2013 #59
ellie Jan 2013 #60
Archae Jan 2013 #61
gopiscrap Jan 2013 #55
Spock_is_Skeptical Jan 2013 #65
liberalmuse Jan 2013 #20
alcibiades_mystery Jan 2013 #21
OhioChick Jan 2013 #27
doc03 Jan 2013 #28
mokawanis Jan 2013 #31
Moostache Jan 2013 #32
ellie Jan 2013 #33
RetroGamer1971 Jan 2013 #41
CTyankee Jan 2013 #48
Joey Liberal Jan 2013 #43
logosoco Jan 2013 #44
MisterP Jan 2013 #47
another_liberal Jan 2013 #45
Initech Jan 2013 #46
htaylordu1699j Jan 2013 #52
MrMickeysMom Jan 2013 #53
davidn3600 Jan 2013 #56
MrMickeysMom Jan 2013 #63
kwolf68 Jan 2013 #54
Algebra Palin Jan 2013 #64

Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:33 PM

1. Classy fucks.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:35 PM

6. Martin Bashire has a video clip

how can people be so evil

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:41 PM

24. Agreed.

 

As much class as a turd in a punch bowl

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:36 PM

38. Classy fucks.

Who obviously are not mature and intelligent enough about guns to own one.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:33 PM

2. Tough guys

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:34 PM

3. Classless bastards.

They should stick their precious guns up their asses.

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:43 PM

14. and on full auto.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:34 PM

4. They are utterly shameless.

How could anyone do this? It boggles the mind.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:35 PM

5. Supporting these parents will be an ongoing process for all of us. Shame on the hecklers.

I don't care if people want to heckle me-my kid wasn't slaughtered for the sake of somebody's backyard tin can sport.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:37 PM

7. What a bunch of pricks.

 

Why do people have to be so heartless?

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:37 PM

8. Were any gungeoneers among them?

Wondering...

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:44 PM

26. Why would you ever think that?

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #26)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:28 AM

50. UGH.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #50)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:31 AM

58. DU's finest, right there.

Ugh is right.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #58)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 01:54 PM

62. I've become less tolerant of these ravings than I once was...

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #8)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:58 PM

29. No, this was fucking horrifying.

It's precisely how you lose the debate for public opinion/support as well.
It's why the NRA has sentenced itself to irrelevance in the coming political fight.

Sans decorum, nobody is going to listen to your point. If you can't be respectful, zero people in the margins that could have otherwise been swayed by your argument, will be.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:37 PM

9. Stupid mouth breathers.




The cattle call for Deliverance II is the next door down.


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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #9)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:46 PM

42. LOL! nt

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:38 PM

10. There should be a No Purchase List and names like the heckler should be added.

He apparently does not have good judgment and his behavior does not reflect responsible behavior. Let him spend the time and money to prove he has proper restraint.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:38 PM

11. Sociopaths. nt

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:39 PM

12. We've seen that same level of "empathy" and tact from many of the gun apologists here

n/t

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:40 PM

13. Look at this poor man's face.

What kind of inhuman garbage monster do you have to be to shout down a man whose child was murdered only a month ago?



When did the 2nd Amendment become the most goddamn important amendment of them all?

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:47 PM

15. I want to see pictures of those gunhumping wads

that hollered their 2A bullshit.

Then I want to post them on the internet.

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:29 AM

51. +1

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:51 PM

16. Castrate them

As a woman. mother, and TA, that is what I would "LIKE" to do to these jerks. You MACHO MORON.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 04:54 PM

17. They sound like brainwashed idiots who don't have a fucking

clue about what's going on. Absolutely showing their ass about why they shouldn't have guns.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:03 PM

18. Exactly the reason we need gun control

too many of these fuckers have no compassion and no care about what happened to this man and his family a month ago. They do not even have enough control over themselves to stop in the name of common decency when faced with someone who has lost the most precious thing, a family member. People with no common decency and no control are the last people who should be allowed guns with ammo.

Just my angry and not so humble opinion. My children are grown ups now but if I was in the shoes of this man and this happened it would probably put me away for good. How dare they?

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Response to MuseRider (Reply #18)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:39 PM

39. They do not even have enough control over themselves to ...

It's a religion! It's a gun worshiping cult. All emotion and no sense. Logic and compassion for "others" fly right out the window.

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Response to MuseRider (Reply #18)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 07:46 PM

49. couldn't agree more

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:14 PM

19. President Obama did say that gun control advocates need to be respectful and listen better

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #19)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:19 PM

22. Yeah, I'm sure he had assholes who heckle the parents of victims

in mind when he made the statement. In fact, I'm sure he would support this behavior.

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #19)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:27 PM

23. what fucking bullshit

you should be ashamed.

you yourself should have more respect in a thread like this, but no, you just go for the Obama Hate, you have your little dirty soap box carried with you in whatever thread with whatever latest Hate Obama message.

feh. what horrible grossosity.

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Response to Whisp (Reply #23)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:42 PM

25. You could use a little more irony in your diet

Did it ever occur to you that Obama was telling us to listen in order that we more clearly hear what the other side is saying?

Personally I got a pretty good earful today.

http://upload.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2045219

http://election.democraticunderground.com/10022162756#post5

http://election.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=2189455

You should really be sure of what your target is before you pull the trigger.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=1480985

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #25)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:11 PM

30. you were trying to make it sound like Obama agreed with these crazy loons

deny it all you like

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Response to Whisp (Reply #30)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:29 PM

35. Obama games *everything* out, this is just another example on the level of "please proceed Governor"

You think Obama hasn't figured out there are some real nuts on the pro gun side who will say outrageous and highly offensive shit if they are but given the chance?

Evidently I think more highly of the POTUS than you do.

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #35)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:34 PM

37. Mr. Sucker...

I am done with you.

You can leave now.

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Response to Whisp (Reply #37)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:41 PM

40. I love you too

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #25)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:25 PM

34. I think all guns should be banned. Period. End of story.

There is no reason anyone needs a gun in modern times. None.

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Response to ellie (Reply #34)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:29 PM

36. That is the stupidest remark I've seen here.

What about hunters?

Those like me who have a pistol since it takes the cops a half-hour to get to a crime?

Soldiers?

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Response to Archae (Reply #36)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:30 AM

57. What about hunters?

Hunting is a terrible practice. Ban all guns. Period. End of story.

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Response to ellie (Reply #57)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 11:54 AM

59. Ban all knives! Ban all axes! Ban all ropes! Ban all hammers!

Just using your "logic."

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Response to Archae (Reply #59)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:19 PM

60. How many mass slaughters are there every year by rope?

By axe? By hammer? The tide is turning against gun nuttery and all the anti gun people have to do is let the gun nuts keep talking. So, keep talking.

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Response to ellie (Reply #60)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:32 PM

61. Yeah, all gun owners are "gun nuts" who will kill lots of people.

And the Moon is made out of green cheese...

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Response to ellie (Reply #34)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 02:36 AM

55. I fully agree!!!

If you own a gun then you are an enabler of the NRA.

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Response to ellie (Reply #34)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 03:17 AM

65. kudos to you for stating that...!

Personally I tend to agree, I like how it's done in Japan & Korea tbh.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:16 PM

20. Pieces of sh*t excuses for human beings.

Shame on them. When you start heckling someone whose child was needlessly slaughtered, it's about damn time to start questioning your humanity and wonder if your soul has gone dark.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:18 PM

21. The fanatics only wanted to have a "reasonable" conversation without all the "emotionalism"

This is the average speed for gun nut assholes. But they want to be "rational" about it, doncha know.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:46 PM

27. How horrible. What if this happened to their children? n/t

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:47 PM

28. No surprise there, a lot of them don't even believe it happened. n/t

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:17 PM

31. Reprehensible

Wish there was a way to single those assholes out and publicly shame them.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:20 PM

32. May everyone of them suffer immeasurable loss of their own.

To do what they did is unconscionable and something that should trigger a universal karmic blowback upon them. I hope they accidentally shoot the most cherished person in the world while loving cleaning or fondling their essential AR-15 assault rifle.

And to their "THE 2nd AMMENDMENT" bullshit...all I can say is that I believe it would be pretty nifty to have an Apache attack Helicopter of my very own (would sure make rush hour road rage a thing of MY past); and it would also pretty very neat-o to have a Naval Destroyer instead of my piss-ant Sunfish sailboat the next time I get to take to the high seas (I would definitely be safe from piracy THEN!!!); and I can't even begin to describe the coolness of having my very own Abrahms tank...sadly, all of THESE forms of arms ARE BARRED TO ME!!!! Don't give me the asinine "logic" of the slippery slope on this one. "Keep and bear arms" could be interpreted to mean swords and crossbows just as easily and logically consistently as assault weapons and semi-automatic rifles or pistols with high-capacity magazines intended to do one thing and one thing only - KILL AS MANY HUMANS AS POSSIBLE IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME WITHOUT THE INCONVENIENCE OF RELOADING!!!

I hope the bastards doing this to that poor father rot in the hell of their pathetic existences forever.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:21 PM

33. I fucking hate people

I support banning all guns. Fuck these motherfuckers.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:44 PM

41. This is what I think of the armchair gun army protecting us from tyranny!

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Response to RetroGamer1971 (Reply #41)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 07:23 PM

48. Heh. This is how these brave "patriots" fight, isn't it? I love it!

The little tin soldiers, pretending to be so brave and so strong...and they fall apart at the least provocation. God help us if "they" are our first defense against any enemy...they'd throw down their guns and run...

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 06:53 PM

43. Sick Fucks

Frickin gun-nuts.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 07:11 PM

44. I wish I could believe in hell because this kind of person is just the one who a place like that

would be perfect for.

Will this people be yelling for their 2A rights when someone they love is shot down? The way things are going in this world it seems like the odds are that this could very well happen.

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Response to logosoco (Reply #44)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 07:18 PM

47. they literally don't think it'll happen to them if they have a gun

they're "prepared" and "safe"
like Objectivists and right-libertarians, they think they'll be successful no matter what, so to hell with social structure

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 07:15 PM

45. To paraphrase Chuck Colson . . .

To paraphrase Chuck Colson:

"I'd walk over the grieving father of a murdered six-year-old to keep selling assault rifles!"

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 07:18 PM

46. Heartless, soulless pieces of crap.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:33 AM

52. Sigh, typical gun nut

 

It's clear that human lives mean nothing to these people. They only care about their precious phallus enlargements.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:42 AM

53. Yes... now let's review what the "second amendment" slope brows burped out of their stenching mouths

"A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed."

What don't the knuckle draggers shouting out get about the way these words are grouped?

WHAT IS IT that they don't they GET?

What words in the SENTENCE STRUCTURE escape their tiny celled lined limbic brain?

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Response to MrMickeysMom (Reply #53)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 02:49 AM

56. I guess it depends on how you want to interpret it

Back then the founders didnt like the idea of a large standing army. So they believed in a "well regulated militia" that can be called upon in times of war or crisis. That militia is the "whole people," as George Mason put it.

Thomas Jefferson even suggested that learning to use firearms should be a standard part of education.

The type of gun control the founding fathers would favor is probably similar to what the Swiss do today. Owning a gun is encouraged, and most citizens own firearms, but there are permits and you need to learn how to use it. There is also no standing army in Switzerland. It's a true militia system.

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Response to davidn3600 (Reply #56)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 08:54 PM

63. What is a true militia system?

Surely it can't be anything capable of sending single rounds and not magazines rounds.

Regardless, it's "well regulated", which is what I was referring to.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:46 AM

54. Ya know


When a man has to bury his 6-year old son and then makes some statements, even if I don't agree with him, the least I can do is S.T.F.U. and let him speak.

People who can't give the man that much respect are ingrates.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:01 PM

64. shutting the fuck up is a lost art

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