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Tue May 24, 2022, 10:44 PM

The media needs to show the carnage.

We must show the public what gun violence does.

Our media coverage is too sanitized.

Make the public confront the brutal ugly reality.

First graders saw it with their own eyes.

Make the nation look at it.

Maybe then there will be a large enough outcry.

European countries put oral cancer pictures on cigarette packaging. They force adults to look at the consequences of what cigarettes do.



We need to force adults to see what AR15s do.



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Response to SoonerPride (Original post)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:45 PM

1. Show it on all news shows, show it during commercial breaks of

network tv shows. Everywhere.

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Response to SoonerPride (Original post)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:47 PM

2. well it's ok to show russian soldiers get killed on media... nt

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Response to SoonerPride (Original post)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:47 PM

3. Those so-called 'pro-lifers' love to display graphic medical images of fetuses and abortions

I don't see any difference in showing the aftermath of gun violence...

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Response to Blue Owl (Reply #3)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:49 PM

5. Yes. That too.

They stand on sidewalks at clinics with giant posters of fetuses.

But prolifers arenít upset that 19 children were aborted today by an AR 15. They donít scream that we should bam those.

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Response to SoonerPride (Original post)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:49 PM

4. Which would drive another stake into the hearts of the parents.

I get the point, but it would be unspeakably cruel to those families, especially now that we know DNA testing is needed to identify the children's bodies.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #4)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:50 PM

6. I agree.

That's why I said in another thread that only if the parents agree to show those pictures. I am sure some parents will be angry enough to want to do it.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #4)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:50 PM

7. I get that.

But we canít keep doing what we are doing.

Nothing will ever change.

We need radical thinking.

And maybe my idea is stupid and wouldnít work anyway.

But all I know is what we continue to do doesnít work.

We must try something else.

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Response to SoonerPride (Reply #7)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:53 PM

8. I don't think it would work, simply because the GOP are cold-blooded monsters

who could probably look at the mangled bodies of little children without blinking an eye.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #8)

Tue May 24, 2022, 10:55 PM

9. That's also true.

But maybe if enough people are outraged they will be motivated to vote.

There are way too many people who simply donít even vote.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #8)

Tue May 24, 2022, 11:06 PM

10. Agree completely

And worse yet, they'd likely pick apart any picture any suggest "false flag" or "staged", ignoring the truth in front of their eyes

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Response to Docreed2003 (Reply #10)

Tue May 24, 2022, 11:09 PM

11. You could make the Senate GOPers attend the autopsies, live, and

they still wouldn't care. They might puke but they wouldn't do anything about the guns that caused the deaths.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #4)

Tue May 24, 2022, 11:11 PM

12. I wonder if they would support it - identification removed, of course -

if they thought it would stop one more death.

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Response to SoonerPride (Original post)

Tue May 24, 2022, 11:15 PM

13. I agree even if the pictures are blurred

They should show the carnage of the slaughter from assault weapons.

No more sugar coating.

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Response to SoonerPride (Original post)

Tue May 24, 2022, 11:30 PM

14. Americans need immediate shock therapy.

Nothing else will work but draconian measures to wake them the hell up.

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Response to SoonerPride (Original post)

Tue May 24, 2022, 11:44 PM

15. I agree that it needs to be shown. Just like Mamie Till forced this country

to look at the brutality of racism

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Response to SoonerPride (Original post)

Wed May 25, 2022, 02:07 AM

16. Then the narative would shift to outrage at the media for showing the pictures.

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