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Thu Feb 15, 2018, 10:08 AM

Las Vegas Autopsies Reveal The True Brutality Of Mass Shootings

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/las-vegas-autopsies_us_5a8233cde4b01467fcf08af6


The bullet struck the woman’s right forearm, passing cleanly through the flesh below her wrist and exiting the other side. The round was tumbling now, but still carrying enough force to re-enter her arm, lower down this time, before exiting again and plunging into her chest. The lead projectile then burst through her liver, finally coming to rest in the first lumbar vertebra of her lower back. Her death, described by a medical examiner, was determined to be a homicide.

The unnamed woman was one of 58 victims killed by a lone gunman at a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip on Oct. 1, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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After a mass shooting, news stories often reduce victims to parts of a larger body count, the latest casualties of this particularly American form of gun violence. Just look at the headlines for the school shooting in Florida on Wednesday: “Mass Casualty Shooting At Florida School.”

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“The only good thing is she didn’t suffer. She felt no pain at all,” he said. “Some of those others, even though they died with the chest cavity wounds, they survived on the ground for 60 to 90 seconds, their heart continued to beat, the blood filled up into the pleural cavity and the thoracic cavity, their brain was still functioning, and they knew they were dying and they were in pain. At least this poor woman, it was instant.”

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The article goes on to say that we are called upon to remember the victims but rarely understand the carnage done to their bodies.
In 2015 after Sandy Hook, Kamala Harris when she was a California AG argued that the autopsy photos should have been spread out in front of lawmakers and then tell them to “Vote your conscience.”


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N_E_1 for Tennis Feb 2018 OP
underpants Feb 2018 #1
Fred Sanders Feb 2018 #2
N_E_1 for Tennis Feb 2018 #4
Fred Sanders Feb 2018 #5
N_E_1 for Tennis Feb 2018 #6
heaven05 Feb 2018 #3

Response to N_E_1 for Tennis (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 10:10 AM

1. Tumbling rounds

It's amazing how we can apply engineering and finding new and more effective ways of killing humans so easily.

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Response to N_E_1 for Tennis (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 10:12 AM

2. Thank you for this. Perhaps the trajectory of death of a bullet should be explained and

charted for each victim of GUNS. Even a written description is chilling. Still...more graphic stuff is needed because the nation needs to be shocked into action and clearly only that will do.

Let me explain please:

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100210229896

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Response to Fred Sanders (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 10:16 AM

4. Coming Thursday: A summary of each of the 58 autopsies in the Las Vegas massacre.

Of course it will be a written version. But still..

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Response to N_E_1 for Tennis (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 10:18 AM

5. Thank u. Can you email me when u post so I do not miss it? Thanks!

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Response to Fred Sanders (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 10:20 AM

6. Of course Fred..

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Response to N_E_1 for Tennis (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 10:16 AM

3. carnage explained

 

This is what the NRA pays the GOP and others to enable. Mass slaughter of innocents. MAGA?????? BULLSHIT!!!!! Sad part is, this time next week all this will be reduced to one line texts and news reports and we will have moved on at the behest of the scum sucking potus and the GOP AND NRA.

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