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Response to jimmy the one (Reply #72)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 11:16 AM

74. those were two separate shoe incidents

Breivik described on May 11th that he had someone try to stop him, by throwing a shoe which hit him in the face.

On a different occasion during the trial, the relative of one of the victims on the island threw a shoe that missed Breivik entirely, but did strike one of his legal defense team.

That was why I included the BBC coverage link, with a direct quote (translated) from Breivik about the shoe shooting incident, as well as the coverage of when the trial shoe incident occurred.

While someone could make claims about what MAYBE someone might have done with people armed at the youth camp, Norway has been far more successful with maintaining their hunting and shooting sports and gun ownership without the problem we have with carnage and mass shootings and gun crime here in the U.S., and that includes an assault-style weapons ban and a ban on large capacity magazines. It is proof that while such bans will not stop all gun violence, it makes it more difficult and limits it to almost never, instead of every few weeks here, and they have a fraction of one percent gun deaths and injuries.

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