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SmokingJacket Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-06-05 09:45 AM
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3. It's VERY important we know how many died from drowning, and
how many from dehydration, and how many from dysentary, and how many from gunshot wounds if we're ever going to learn anything about how to handle a disaster like this again.
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  -WE MUST DEMAND AUTOPSIES ON THE VICTIMS! nothingshocksmeanymore  Sep-06-05 09:42 AM   #0 
  - They went to great lengths to identify even the smallest bone fragments  Cooley Hurd   Sep-06-05 09:44 AM   #1 
  - Great point Cooley  liberal N proud   Sep-06-05 09:48 AM   #8 
  - You've got to be kidding... This is for real? Mass graves?  Misunderestimator   Sep-06-05 09:44 AM   #2 
  - here's the link  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-06-05 09:50 AM   #10 
  - Mass graves...mass graves...That phrase rings a bell.  Jackpine Radical   Sep-06-05 11:56 AM   #43 
  - It's VERY important we know how many died from drowning, and  SmokingJacket   Sep-06-05 09:45 AM   #3 
  - I fear that the families will have no legal recourse without autopsies  me b zola   Sep-06-05 09:52 AM   #16 
  - Nominated NSMA  livetohike   Sep-06-05 09:45 AM   #4 
  - They refused offers from coroners to come to the city. nt  lostnfound   Sep-06-05 09:56 AM   #21 
  - Where do we get the $$$$$  rsmith6621   Sep-06-05 09:45 AM   #5 
  - mass graves.  progmom   Sep-06-05 09:46 AM   #6 
  - Can you link to the LBN thread or the article saying this?  meganmonkey   Sep-06-05 09:48 AM   #7 
  - here you go  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-06-05 09:50 AM   #12 
     - Thanks!  meganmonkey   Sep-06-05 09:52 AM   #15 
  - Who wants to volunteer to collect these bodies?  Mizmoon   Sep-06-05 09:49 AM   #9 
  - We NEED to know who died as a result of tragedy (drowning)  JimmyJazz   Sep-06-05 09:50 AM   #13 
  - We not only NEED to know, we have a RIGHT to know.  Midlodemocrat   Sep-06-05 09:57 AM   #22 
  - So what?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-06-05 09:50 AM   #14 
  - ummm this isn't a "volunteer position," like handing out donuts. This is  Thtwudbeme   Sep-06-05 09:52 AM   #17 
  - Please  Tanuki   Sep-06-05 09:55 AM   #19 
  - There was no shortage of volunteers willing to go to Ground Zero...  Cooley Hurd   Sep-06-05 09:56 AM   #20 
  - The same volunteers who collected blown to bits body parts...  Pacifist Patriot   Sep-06-05 10:00 AM   #23 
  - Actually, you are talking about surviving victims' loved ones  Spazito   Sep-06-05 12:09 PM   #46 
  - I heard last night on CNN or MSNBC that some autopsies were  Ojai Person   Sep-06-05 09:50 AM   #11 
  - Confirming mass graves; just heard on CNN. nt  babylonsister   Sep-06-05 09:54 AM   #18 
  - Exactly. While phoning your reps & Senators today make this known!  peekaloo   Sep-06-05 10:02 AM   #24 
  - This is unacceptable - H had better not hear ONE of them say another  Sydnie   Sep-06-05 10:02 AM   #25 
  - To be honest, I don't see how autopsies on all these victims...  Kristi1696   Sep-06-05 10:02 AM   #26 
  - Let me add that either way, the government is still responsible...  Kristi1696   Sep-06-05 10:05 AM   #27 
  - Not true. Lung tissue would easily distinguish drowning  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-06-05 10:17 AM   #28 
     - But is this true weeks after decomposition sets in??  Kristi1696   Sep-06-05 10:23 AM   #29 
        - It's only one week as of yesterday..and some of these people  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-06-05 10:33 AM   #31 
        - Yes, they can definitively determine whether death occurred by  Spazito   Sep-06-05 12:11 PM   #48 
  - This is not acceptable. Every person has the right to be identified  sinkingfeeling   Sep-06-05 10:25 AM   #30 
  - Agree. * is scared to admit how many he killed through delay.  McCamy Taylor   Sep-06-05 10:36 AM   #32 
  - NSMA, is there some sort of legal suit that could be brought?  Coventina   Sep-06-05 10:37 AM   #33 
  - I am not sure if anything can be done emergently  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-06-05 10:59 AM   #40 
  - You are absolutely right. Nominated. nt  smartvoter   Sep-06-05 10:38 AM   #34 
  - At the very least, autopsies of a statistically revelant sampling...  Junkdrawer   Sep-06-05 10:40 AM   #35 
  - 2.) Cause (drowning, starvation/dehydration, lack of medications) etc.  CountAllVotes   Sep-06-05 07:18 PM   #52 
  - I agree completely....  Hell Hath No Fury   Sep-06-05 10:41 AM   #36 
  - I wonder how $$$ liability factors in to all of this. nt  smartvoter   Sep-06-05 10:55 AM   #37 
     - I'm sure it was the driving force  nothingshocksmeanymore   Sep-06-05 10:58 AM   #39 
        - Or give the families of victims legal ammo. nt  smartvoter   Sep-06-05 11:14 AM   #42 
  - how many will be weighted down and pushed out to sea?  mopinko   Sep-06-05 10:57 AM   #38 
  - Propose this in the activism forum, NSMA  SOteric   Sep-06-05 11:01 AM   #41 
  - I know it's horrific, but...  melody   Sep-06-05 12:05 PM   #44 
  - They don't want to spend $ doing this because most victims were poor!  tedzbear   Sep-06-05 12:08 PM   #45 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-06-05 12:10 PM   #47 
  - What a rotten thing to say, William769! n/t  Peace Patriot   Sep-06-05 12:46 PM   #49 
  - Reason for autopsies:  Peace Patriot   Sep-06-05 01:19 PM   #50 
  - ...  Misunderestimator   Sep-06-05 06:35 PM   #51 
  - Yes. Autopsies for all, death certificates for all identified.  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Sep-06-05 07:44 PM   #53 
  - Remember, autopsy and identification are different...  Kristi1696   Sep-06-05 07:49 PM   #54 
  - KICK AND NOMINATED  Bluebear   Sep-06-05 07:49 PM   #55 
  - Seen on CNN at 8:45 PM, but no link  kdmorris   Sep-06-05 07:52 PM   #56 

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