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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 06:49 PM
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VA Gov. McDonnell 'Deeply Saddened' By VA Tech Shooting
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VA Gov. McDonnell 'Deeply Saddened' By VA Tech Shooting

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell released the following statement after a deadly shooting at Virginia Tech killed two people, including one police officer:

I am deeply saddened by today's news of another tragedy affecting the Virginia Tech community. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those impacted by these shootings. Since this news first broke we have been monitoring the situation closely and I have made available all requested state resources to Virginia Tech, including the Virginia State Police. I have also spoken to Virginia Tech President Charles Steger earlier this afternoon.

I want to thank the multiple law enforcement agencies and all of the officers for their speedy response and focus during this difficult time. I also want to commend Virginia Tech leadership, students, faculty and staff who cooperated to efficiently respond to this emergency....




Read more: http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/updates/2592



Sad day. I'm not ready for the debate between "Too many guns out there" and "If only there'd been more guns out there."
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onehandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 07:13 PM
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1. ...now watch this drive. nt
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wordpix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 07:44 PM
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2. same gov. who allows open carry in state parks & dissed background checks at gun shows
Edited on Thu Dec-08-11 07:51 PM by wordpix
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/virginiapolitics/2011/...

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/eve-anniversary-v...

:puke: You reap what you sow, governor. Keep taking those NRA dollars and there's more blood on your hands.


McDonnell campaigned as a gun rights advocate. He holds an "A" rating from the NRA Political Victory Fund and won their endorsement in his 2009 campaign for Governor.<45>
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_McDonnell#cite_note-44
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