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Sat Dec 8, 2012, 09:00 PM

This speaks volumes about our gun culture. I will add nothing!

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/08/craig-allen-loughrey-7-sh_n_2264183.html

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Reply This speaks volumes about our gun culture. I will add nothing! (Original post)
busterbrown Dec 2012 OP
JNelson6563 Dec 2012 #1
dballance Dec 2012 #4
busterbrown Dec 2012 #5
Sunlei Dec 2012 #6
SouthernDonkey Dec 2012 #2
rightsideout Dec 2012 #3
aikoaiko Dec 2012 #7
Rhiannon12866 Dec 2012 #8

Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 09:42 PM

1. Here's a snippet

For those who, like myself, are loathe to give HuffHo the hit:

MERCER, Pa. A man's handgun went off while he was holding it as he got into his truck in the parking lot of a western Pennsylvania gun store Saturday, and the shot killed his 7-year-old son, authorities said.
Joseph V. Loughrey, 44, of Sharpsville, was getting into the truck when the 9 mm handgun discharged, wounding Craig Allen Loughrey in the chest, according to state police. The boy died at the scene at Twigs Reloading Den in East Lackawannock Township, 60 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Investigators said Loughrey told them he didn't realize there was a bullet still in the chamber. "This happens all too often where people think the gun was empty," Lt. Eric Hermick told The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Loughrey was trying to sell two guns at the store one a scope rifle and the other, the handgun, state police said. The owners told Loughrey the store doesn't buy guns so Loughrey and his son returned to the truck with them. Loughrey put the boy in the passenger seat and loaded the rifle into the truck, state police said. He was attempting to get inside and reached to put the handgun in the center storage console when it fired, they said.

~~To the OP, would it have killed you to include a bit of the article?

Julie

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Response to JNelson6563 (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 10:02 PM

4. See my comment about "round in the chamber."

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Response to JNelson6563 (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 10:06 PM

5. You mean an opinion or do what you did. Im pretty new to computers..... really at one time thought

I would never buy one. So its been a bit of a slog

Also I once posted an anti-gun thread a while back and was literally surprised by amount
of negative responses. So tonight I was cautious. Was not in a mood for a DU altercation!

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Response to busterbrown (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 11:39 PM

6. I think he meant post a bit of the article with the link

always quote and credit the article to the author, along with the link. You're free to add your opinion, like you noticed others may add their opinion too.

ohh new to computers?, you are going to love this world. Here is a download for a free demo of a very old game 'Age of Empires' easy to play for a computer newbie. Let me be the first to offer you the fun of online gaming

bottom of the page, click run and it will install http://www.microsoft.com/games/empires/downloads.htm

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 09:45 PM

2. What an idiot!

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Sat Dec 8, 2012, 09:51 PM

3. I'll add a few things

If this country wants to glorify guns then we shouldn't be shocked when this stuff happens. Just add this kid's death to the 30,000 others each year.

In Heaven you can always tell which are the Americans. The holy ones.

We're number #1 because we celebrate #2!

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 12:25 AM

7. Not taking care and negligence can lead to terrible consequences.


This is true of a lot of things.

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Response to busterbrown (Original post)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 12:42 AM

8. Locking, sorry, but this has nothing to do with politics, campaigns or elections.

Please consider reposting in the Gun Control and RKBA Group. Thanks!

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=forum&id=1172

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