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Ilsa

(61,633 posts)
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 11:18 AM Oct 2023

A couple of weeks ago I met a young man

at the grocery store who turned out to be a refugee from Iran, through Syria and Turkey. Really bright man who spoke English beautifully. He mentioned how happy he was to be here, and called the USA the greatest nation ever. I heartily agreed.

Last night, my fear of guns being used against me or my family in a public place made me want to leave this greatest nation ever. I won't, but I don't always feel safe anymore.

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A couple of weeks ago I met a young man (Original Post) Ilsa Oct 2023 OP
right there with you. CurtEastPoint Oct 2023 #1
It's a wake-up call for the "it can't happen here" crowd. brer cat Oct 2023 #2
The most frustrating, and awful thing, is that there are forces here determined to keep access to weapons of war... brush Oct 2023 #3

brer cat

(24,106 posts)
2. It's a wake-up call for the "it can't happen here" crowd.
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 11:31 AM
Oct 2023

It can happen anywhere. We are not safe as long as republicans allow the NRA to dictate "gun control" legislation.

brush

(52,928 posts)
3. The most frustrating, and awful thing, is that there are forces here determined to keep access to weapons of war...
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 11:32 AM
Oct 2023

available to those with the money to buy them...sensible gun and red flag laws be damned.

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