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Everyone saying the NRA "solution" won't work because Columbine had armed gaurds too... [View all]

For, everyone saying that the NRA's proposal is bullshit and can't work because the 1999 Columbine shooting had armed security guards (which clearly didn't work) so obviously it's a poor solution...

What do you propose? An Assault Weapons Ban? Well, I hate to shit in your cornflakes, but Connecticut has an AWB in effect (since 1993) along with registration of any Assault Weapons. That's right, the legal .223 Bushmaster murder weapon owned by Lanza's Mother was 100% compliant with the CT AWB. The rifle used in the CT school shootings was NOT an "Assault Weapon". An assault weapon ban would not have disarmed Lanza.

So by the logic of Columbine had armed guards and they failed, so the NRA 'armed guards' proposal will fail too... I guess we can rule out an Assault Weapon Ban from stopping these kinds of school shootings as well. Not only that, but lets not forget that the 1999 Columbine shooting occurred during the 1994-2004 Federal AWB as well.

Given that the rifle was categorically NOT an assault weapon, the only other especially destructive thing about it was the 30 round mag. Even using a few 10 round magazines in that weapon, do you think the outcome would have been drastic different or acceptable in any regard? Reloading takes only a second or two. Cho @ VT used low capacity pistol magazines and reloaded dozens of times. Harris used 10 round magazines in his weapon @ columbine. Given the logic against the NRA proposal... I guess 30 round magazines bans are worthless too.

Just sayin.

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