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Response to gejohnston (Reply #68)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 03:48 AM

69. it is significant

Someone used what they had to try to interrupt him firing.

Had he not had an assault style firearm and expanded capacity magazines which permitted him to fire a lot of ammunition rapidly, there were people he was shooting that would have had a better chance of stopping him. Clearly at least one person tried to do that, but had no chance. To throw a shoe and hit him in the face like that, the person had to be reasonably close enough they could have tackled him.

And the fact that you were unaware of this, as you were unaware of the DC decision on assault and assault style weapons shows you aren't as informed as you claim.

So you can stand on your previous statement very much like you could theoretically stand on your head - it doesn't make you correct or very well informed or well reasoned.

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