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billbuckhead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-22-06 04:01 PM
Response to Reply #33
34. Life is cheap in America because of our promiscous gun regulations
Society would be better if we didn't have such easy access to guns. Just compare the USA murder rate with the EU's or Canada's.
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  -Police want bullet from teen's forehead rodeodance  Dec-22-06 05:19 AM   #0 
  - Texas, another bush...  RC   Dec-22-06 05:26 AM   #1 
  - Can't they just take a picture  DoYouEverWonder   Dec-22-06 05:28 AM   #2 
  - No, they need to see surface marks on the bullet  Canuckistanian   Dec-22-06 08:50 AM   #13 
  - I'm very uncomfortable with this. I mean, if this isn't an  cboy4   Dec-22-06 05:35 AM   #3 
  - If the police have evidence that it is indeed him, then perhaps not so  rodeodance   Dec-22-06 05:40 AM   #4 
     - I'd like to hear more about this one, but I feel initially very  cboy4   Dec-22-06 06:07 AM   #8 
     - Not for attempted murder?..............eom  michreject   Dec-23-06 07:35 AM   #41 
     - But  atreides1   Dec-22-06 08:17 AM   #11 
        - Yea. You don't need to recover a body to convict for murder.  cboy4   Dec-22-06 09:52 AM   #21 
  - you'd think a permanent bindi on his forehead would be lesson enough  crikkett   Dec-22-06 05:51 AM   #5 
  - Geez, this one is trickey. It sounds pretty much like it's in a place  acmavm   Dec-22-06 05:56 AM   #6 
  - I'm having trouble deciding whether this is more akin to  Tanuki   Dec-22-06 06:06 AM   #7 
     - Yeah really.  acmavm   Dec-22-06 06:43 AM   #9 
  - So you don't have to click on CNN  depakid   Dec-22-06 07:56 AM   #10 
  - (CBC) Texas teenager fighting efforts by police to remove bullet from his head  ThsMchneKilsFascists   Dec-22-06 08:46 AM   #12 
  - You cannot force someone to undergo  Lurking Dem   Dec-22-06 08:50 AM   #14 
  - It happens all the time  michreject   Dec-22-06 05:46 PM   #35 
  - Do they have probable cause that he was involved?  LiberalFighter   Dec-22-06 08:58 AM   #15 
  - Future Law & Order episode right here.  Starbucks Anarchist   Dec-22-06 09:07 AM   #16 
  - REMOVING the bullet may not be life-threatening, but what about NOT removing it?  rocknation   Dec-22-06 09:24 AM   #17 
  - Bullets/fragments are left inside shooting victims all the time. They  cboy4   Dec-22-06 10:00 AM   #22 
  - "We know he's not a criminal," she said. "He's a good kid."  D__S   Dec-22-06 10:39 AM   #24 
  - how do you get shot in the forehead with a 9mm  snooper2   Dec-22-06 09:29 AM   #18 
  - Too bad the the car dealer didn't have something in a more powerful caliber...  D__S   Dec-22-06 10:33 AM   #23 
  - more powerful caliber?  snooper2   Dec-22-06 10:48 AM   #25 
  - If I was being sarcastic...  D__S   Dec-22-06 11:15 AM   #26 
     - If You Weren't Being Sarcastic......  Paladin   Dec-22-06 01:36 PM   #30 
        - Sorry...  D__S   Dec-22-06 03:03 PM   #33 
           - Life is cheap in America because of our promiscous gun regulations  billbuckhead   Dec-22-06 04:01 PM   #34 
           - I don't live in Europe or Canada  michreject   Dec-22-06 05:51 PM   #36 
              - We're now behind India in murder now as well  billbuckhead   Dec-23-06 07:10 PM   #43 
           - Why don't we wait and see if this is person is responsible before you  cboy4   Dec-23-06 02:20 AM   #38 
           - the kid shot FIRST, you gun-shy whiners!  harpboy_ak   Dec-23-06 06:53 AM   #40 
           - Uhhh, think about it?  D__S   Dec-24-06 09:19 AM   #44 
           - That 17-Year-Old Kid......  Paladin   Dec-23-06 11:26 AM   #42 
  - A .45 ACP or 44 Mag would have stopped the robber in his tracks  saigon68   Dec-23-06 06:16 AM   #39 
     - Perhaps less guns for children (yes a 17 year old is a child) would be a better start  LeviathanCrumbling   Dec-24-06 12:16 PM   #45 
  - The skull's a tough SOB  Posteritatis   Dec-22-06 02:58 PM   #32 
  - so it's unreasonable to remove a bullet from a forehead?  Magic Rat   Dec-22-06 09:30 AM   #19 
  - The controlling precedent is Winston vs. Lee  robcon   Dec-22-06 09:35 AM   #20 
  - Winston v. Lee was about blood tests, but...  madmusic   Dec-22-06 12:18 PM   #29 
  - "You have to balance our desire to convict the guilty against the government not poking around...  Tight_rope   Dec-22-06 11:33 AM   #27 
  - It's not really about Bush's guilt in this case.  robcon   Dec-22-06 01:52 PM   #31 
  - is everyone named Bush a thief?  leftofthedial   Dec-22-06 11:59 AM   #28 
  - He should return the bullet.  CJCRANE   Dec-22-06 07:10 PM   #37 

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