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Hoyt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 08:56 PM
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8. Was he a criminal before he shot policeman?
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  -Va. Tech shooter had no ties to the university (22 Y.O. college student at Radford College) jpak  Dec-10-11 11:37 AM   #0 
  - where does it say no criminal record?  gejohnston   Dec-10-11 12:11 PM   #1 
  - I can't seem to find any reference to a CCW either  DonP   Dec-10-11 04:08 PM   #6 
  - I can't speak for the GOP/NRA, but what I advocate is that the 99.9+% of other*  petronius   Dec-10-11 12:23 PM   #2 
  - Gun toters never go nuts and shoot people with their pride and joy.  Hoyt   Dec-10-11 03:08 PM   #3 
  - WTF is a "gun toter(s)"?  rl6214   Dec-10-11 04:08 PM   #5 
     - Was he a criminal before he shot policeman?  Hoyt   Dec-10-11 08:56 PM   #8 
        - yeah  gejohnston   Dec-10-11 09:01 PM   #11 
  - Obviously a law prohibiting him from carrying a gun didn't stop him  rl6214   Dec-10-11 04:06 PM   #4 
  - New sales restrictions, background checks, etc., could have made difference, directly or indirectly.  Hoyt   Dec-10-11 10:25 PM   #13 
  - sure about that?  gejohnston   Dec-10-11 10:28 PM   #15 
     - You sure don't. I'm betting he got it at gun store, or private sale. Both methods need rethinking.  Hoyt   Dec-10-11 11:08 PM   #19 
        - Classic gun-grabber talk... past safe-ownership laws and literally reducing (taking) civilian guns.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Dec-10-11 11:24 PM   #22 
        - So you have no idea where he got it...  We_Have_A_Problem   Dec-12-11 09:06 AM   #25 
  - Funny, prohibition is like that. nt  SteveM   Dec-12-11 03:06 PM   #27 
  - I can't find where it states he has a CHP? or that he didn't have a criminal record...  ileus   Dec-10-11 06:35 PM   #7 
  - Let us know when you find out. Clearly he was packing a gun.  Hoyt   Dec-10-11 08:58 PM   #9 
     - Legally?  ileus   Dec-10-11 09:00 PM   #10 
        - Well, if the police had stopped him to check -- gunners here would have whined to high heaven.  Hoyt   Dec-10-11 10:23 PM   #12 
           - If they randomly stopped him to  gejohnston   Dec-10-11 10:27 PM   #14 
           - Be fine with me if that's the trade-off to people packing guns, particularly in cities.  Hoyt   Dec-10-11 11:02 PM   #16 
              - so you like the fourth amendment as much as the second?  gejohnston   Dec-10-11 11:05 PM   #18 
              - We'll keep the Second and Fourth Amendments as they are, thank you very much.  LAGC   Dec-10-11 11:17 PM   #21 
           - You "bet" he could have legally bought one?  Straw Man   Dec-10-11 11:04 PM   #17 
           - (wrong spot)  LAGC   Dec-10-11 11:16 PM   #20 
           - 20k students at VT...that's a lot of random checks. bet they'd find more drugs than firearms.  ileus   Dec-11-11 08:25 AM   #23 
           - If he could have bought one legally....  We_Have_A_Problem   Dec-12-11 09:08 AM   #26 
  - Could you be more dishonest?  We_Have_A_Problem   Dec-12-11 09:05 AM   #24 
 

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