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Wed May 16, 2018, 09:10 PM

Kent State graduate celebrates by strolling campus with her AR-10

Source: USA Today

A woman's photos celebrating her recent graduation from Kent State University have stirred up a social media uproar thanks to the unusual accessory she chose for the occasion — a high-powered, semi-automatic rifle.

Kaitlin Bennett, 22, wanted to make a statement after graduating so she shared pictures of herself on campus with an AR-10 slung over her shoulder and holding a graduation cap emblazoned with the words "come and take it."

"Now that I graduated from @KentState, I can finally arm myself on campus," Bennett, who earned a degree in biology, tweeted Sunday. "I should have been able to do so as a student — especially since 4 unarmed students were shot and killed by the government on this campus."

Bennett was referring to the infamous 1970 incident at the university in which Ohio Nation Guardsmen opened fire on student protesters, killing four and wounding nine. She was also voicing a wide-held belief that the Second Amendment was intended as means for Americans to defend themselves against the government.

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Reply Kent State graduate celebrates by strolling campus with her AR-10 (Original post)
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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:11 PM

1. Idiot. Wild guess, a Trumper. nt

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:12 PM

2. Be Worst...nt

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:12 PM

3. What an ass.

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Response to Freedomofspeech (Reply #3)

Thu May 17, 2018, 12:12 PM

57. The gun. Focus on the gun.

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Reply #57)

Thu May 17, 2018, 01:24 PM

63. You bad

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Reply #57)

Thu May 17, 2018, 02:34 PM

69. OMG

Now that's funny....but not what I was focusing on!!

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:13 PM

4. She's just attention whoring like all the other copycats

And clearly she's a poser because there's no way she's going to lug her bullshit toy to all her classes, tailgate parties, etc...

Don't give her what she wants...

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #4)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:24 PM

17. Exactly what I thought when I looked at the photo.

She looks like she wants to get some kind of modeling or acting contract the way she is dressed and accessorized (without the weapon). She is pretty ridiculous and if I were Kent State I would take a look at her classes and suggest she take more since she is not a very bright bulb and not a great ad for their school either.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #17)

Thu May 17, 2018, 08:26 PM

85. Weaponized Barbie

 

at Kent State.

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Response to luc mont (Reply #85)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:00 PM

87. Perfect!

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #4)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:34 PM

22. look at this pic.

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Response to riversedge (Reply #22)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:35 PM

24. Doesnt appear to be a full link, unless its just my phone.

I get nothing.

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Response to 7962 (Reply #24)

Thu May 17, 2018, 06:24 PM

83. No, not your phone

bad URL data parameter

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #4)

Fri May 18, 2018, 02:08 PM

96. Bleh, Tomi Lahren Jr. nt

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:15 PM

5. The assumption being???

That what? She'd have shot back in 1970? Sure thing sister. What a wasted space. What? The Army didn't want you? That's where you play w guns. Not where folks are striving to be intellectually better. This is gun porn for dt voters. YAWNING. Glad she's off campus and in the real world now. Im not sure but I don't think you can be a cop w a Biology Degree. maybe some remedial courses before those student loans kick in.
Another wannabe Tomi Lohren(SP) Hope i spelled it wrong.

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Response to Crutchez_CuiBono (Reply #5)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:20 PM

15. Wait until she lands her first job, and finds out her workplace is

a gun-free zone...LOL!

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Reply #15)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:23 PM

16. Something tells me she fancies herself the next

female NRA spokeswoman...can't remember that one's name. They can't have guns at their rallies either. Hmmm.

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Response to Crutchez_CuiBono (Reply #16)

Thu May 17, 2018, 03:46 AM

34. Dana Loesch?

My first thought as well.

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Response to meadowlander (Reply #34)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:52 AM

48. yes.

Thanks.

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Reply #15)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:55 PM

30. Maybe she got a MRS degree and will be able to skip the whole job thing.

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Response to bullwinkle428 (Reply #15)

Thu May 17, 2018, 04:59 PM

74. If I were an employer in her field, I would not hire her.

And I would make sure her and people like her wouldn't get references.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:20 PM

6. Attention whore

Soiling the campus of my alma mater.

I am sorry the media gave her any attention at all.

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Response to Ohiogal (Reply #6)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:31 PM

20. That's my reaction

If Princess Love My Gun did not get press coverage all over the place for her stupid and inappropriate behavior, there would be fewer of her ilk. Her tone deaf display, especially at KSU, is really offensive and shouldn't get her national attention.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:23 PM

7. Someone could grab her by one arm and she would be helpless to even get that weapon even lifted.

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Response to Alethia Merritt (Reply #7)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:05 PM

12. Exactly!

This goes to show how fucking stupid and irresponsible some of these gun owners really are.

This is just a show off. May have well painted it pink and had her poodle strolling along with her.

So disgusting!

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Response to Alethia Merritt (Reply #7)

Thu May 17, 2018, 08:59 AM

42. In heels, yet. n/t

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Response to Alethia Merritt (Reply #7)

Fri May 18, 2018, 07:45 AM

92. Especially Given What Her Mortarboard Says

"Come and take it" Really? OK. Grab right wrist, grab shoulder strap, twist, push and take gun.

Would take about 3 seconds.

Really stupid

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:25 PM

8. A black man would have been shot and killed

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:25 PM

9. Take the gun? Is that what she means? I'm not sure

Oh the irony - at Kent State

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Response to underpants (Reply #9)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:33 PM

21. I see what you did there!

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Response to underpants (Reply #9)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:20 AM

45. 'come & take it' slogan is from the Rev. War & Mexi.-Amer. War, she claims (WaPo)

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #45)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:35 AM

46. Oh dear wants Mexicans to come and take it

Es muy caliénte!!!

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Response to underpants (Reply #46)

Thu May 17, 2018, 01:13 PM

61. Si muy loco!

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #61)

Thu May 17, 2018, 01:45 PM

65. Si si!

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Response to underpants (Reply #46)

Thu May 17, 2018, 02:44 PM

71. The Gonzales cannon. Come and Teke It Flag

Loaned to the people of Gonzales in 1831 to help repel hostile Indians. The Mexican government sent 100 dragoons to retrieve it 4 years later. The short battle resulted in Mexican withdrawal and was the first battle in the Texas revolution. It ultimately cost Mexico Texas..

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 09:31 PM

10. As evidenced by the caller against BBQ-ing while black and other recent racist assholes...

...having a college degree doesn't make you any less morally ignorant. My understanding is that many of these recent celebrants of white fragility are college grads.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:04 PM

11. paid shill

this is a stunt. Don't underestimate the conservative mythos.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:20 PM

13. Seems like

To me it looks like she has made herself MORE vulnerable by the way she's carrying the gun. I would think an attacker could pretty easily grab it from behind and pull her down or into a car or ? Slam her to the ground using it and then what is she going to do? I don't think she could possibly get it into a position to use it against an assailant up close. Maybe I'm wrong, but in any case she's showing herself to be a fool.

(As a woman I guess out of habit I try to be aware of my surroundings and not put myself in a bad situation, and that's what popped out at me in this photo.)

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Response to catchnrelease (Reply #13)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:34 PM

23. Thats why "open carry" is for suckers.

A bad guy would first grab the gun and have the jump on YOU

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Response to catchnrelease (Reply #13)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:45 PM

81. Hell, I could easily take her gun the way she's carrying. And I limp along with a cane.

Those heels don't do her any favors, either. She might be able to outrun me, but I'm old and sneaky, and her Pride and dependence on that firearm she's swinging around like a boyfriend has probably so rotted her awareness that I start out with a tactical advantage.

Haele

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:20 PM

14. Free country

and of that I'm still appreciative.

I wouldn't do that, nor would I suggest anyone else do it, but as long as she isn't breaking any laws, it's her right. She appears to employing the 2nd amendment to exercise her 1st amendment rights. Not all protected speech has a leftist view.

I donate yearly to the ACLU to protect these rights, even for idiots.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #14)

Thu May 17, 2018, 02:36 PM

70. Is anyone arguing, or even implying otherwise?

"as long as she isn't breaking any laws, it's her right..."

Is anyone arguing, or even implying otherwise? Or is that simply another irrelevant bumper-sticker we trot out to more effectively appear pertinent?

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Response to LanternWaste (Reply #70)

Thu May 17, 2018, 11:14 PM

88. Regardless...

It appears I'm the first to offer even one word of support for exercising her constitutional rights. I don't believe for a minute that she gives a shit about the four peers of my generation who died there (I had friends there on both ends of the gun barrel), but I don't see how she deserves shaming. She obviously doesn't intend to murder anyone.

People can save the tsk tsks just because the free speech doesn't conform to their own politics. I just shrugged my shoulders when I saw her pic because I know she'll be gone by Monday.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #14)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:30 PM

76. It's her right to be a clueless nitwit. Nobody is saying she doesn't have

the right to strut around with her toy and suck up attention. And I also have the right to point out that she's a ridiculous twit who soils the memory of the students murdered at Kent State in 1970.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #76)

Thu May 17, 2018, 11:26 PM

90. She has every right to strut around with her toy.

This is Ohio, and she's breaking no laws or rules now that she's over 18 and no longer a class member. I can't believe I'm the first here to offer any defense at all for her exercising her right to free speech. It is fundamental for a liberal society.

I had friends on both ends of the barrel that day in Kent, and I really doubt she cares about my generational peers who were gunned down, but she thinks she has something to say, and people are apparently listening. At least if this post is any indication.

Ignore her and perhaps she'll find some new cause and move on. We should too.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #90)

Thu May 17, 2018, 11:29 PM

91. Again - NOBODY is suggesting that she has no right to be an idiot.

We are, however, exercising our right to call her an idiot.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #91)

Fri May 18, 2018, 12:05 PM

93. I misread your comment

sorry. I thought you said she didn't have the right.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #14)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:33 PM

78. Agreed brother Ringo.

Last edited Thu May 17, 2018, 06:08 PM - Edit history (1)

You're right. But damn it galls me that people think they need military hardware to make a point, ya know. It's being offensive for the sake of being offensive.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:30 PM

18. Having a scope, wouldn't that version be called a sniper rifle?

If so, I'm sure that would go over well on any college campus...

One might also wonder if she intends to open-carry at her upcoming job interviews and then at her future jobs....

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:30 PM

19. "Come and take it"? Is that like an invitation or something?

With the gun as she has it, getting it away from her would NOT be all that hard.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #19)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:17 AM

44. about the slogan...from WaPo

In her hand is her black graduation cap, marked with the rifle cutout and the words “COME AND TAKE IT.” The historic slogan dates back to the Revolutionary War and the Texas Revolution against Mexico, she said, when Texan rebels fashioned a flag with the phrase over the image of a cannon as a sign of their defiance.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:38 PM

25. Wait... she wants to defend herself against 45's military?

Looks like her politics aren’t in line with her beliefs.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 10:47 PM

26. 10 minutes of fame

n/t

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Response to Marthe48 (Reply #26)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:07 PM

28. Doesn't deserve five seconds.....nt

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:06 PM

27. What an asshole.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Wed May 16, 2018, 11:49 PM

29. Ignore her

She just wants attention

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 12:57 AM

31. She's essentially putting a target on herself if she's ever present in an active shooter incident.

It would take her more than 10 seconds to bring that weapon to bare from that carry position. And why an AR-10? Is she expecting an up-armored vehicle that she needs to shoot through? And look at that scope. Are you expecting to shoot a mass killer from 500+ yards away.

Open carry is for the birds. It identifies you as asshole, and moves you to the top of any potential shooters target list.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 01:37 AM

32. Usually a knucklehead with a tiny penis that's the attention whore who's over compensating

with a gun, I wonder what her major malfunction is.

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Response to Snake Plissken (Reply #32)

Thu May 17, 2018, 11:22 PM

89. Over on the right...

That's the only way women can get any attention for their views.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 02:00 AM

33. What a a catch

She will make some inbred hillbilly a proud baby mommy.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:35 AM

35. Interesting - no linked in page

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 07:09 AM

36. wow

The stupid is powerful with this one:

Bennett, who earned a degree in biology, is a gun rights activist and, according to her Twitter bio, a founder of a libertarian group called "Liberty Hangout." In addition to opposing gun control measures and advocating for a right to carry on campus, Bennett's group argues that "taxation is theft" and, "voting is violence and democracy is the oppression of those who dwell within the minority opinion."

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Response to Locrian (Reply #36)

Thu May 17, 2018, 10:15 AM

52. Wow, what an idiot.

It's amazing she even got into college, let alone graduated.

She's nothing more than a disgusting attention whore.

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Response to Locrian (Reply #36)

Thu May 17, 2018, 11:20 AM

56. I would be happy for her not...

...to vote.

Does she not realize that many posective employers now check the social media sites of applicants? I wonder what sort of company she will end up working for.

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Response to 3catwoman3 (Reply #56)

Thu May 17, 2018, 12:24 PM

58. Had to read down the entire thread before I posted.

I'm a retired 30-year HR professional. When she starts job hunting she's in for a big surprise. She'll be one of those who will wonder why she gets so rejected at all of her job applications. Maybe Wal-Mart is hiring.

I'd say maybe she comes from money but I'm from Ohio and if you come from money you don't go to Kent State.

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Response to Locrian (Reply #36)

Thu May 17, 2018, 01:21 PM

62. Just amazing, esp. the Libertarian bunk:

"taxation is theft" and, "voting is violence and democracy is the oppression of those who dwell within the minority opinion." - Bennett

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #62)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:39 PM

80. Snowglobe Dwellers who can't mentally handle more than a B-ticket ride.

They want to rule their Small World, but still be able to have all the goodies that go along with living in the real world whenever they want.

My six-year old grand-daughter has a better grasp of reality than some of these entitled little children who think they're all grown up because helicopter Mommy and Daddy pulled strings or paid their way.

Haele

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 07:57 AM

37. White privilege, 101

So if you were ever confused about what white privilege this, is it. I graduate students of color is Harassed in her own dorm by campus security for taking a nap while this young lady parades around campus with a high-powered rifle for the lolz, and no one stops or questions her.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 08:03 AM

38. she going to be interning at fox news? nt

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Response to Javaman (Reply #38)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:56 AM

49. And surprise of surprises, she's a teabagger activist...

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #49)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:59 AM

50. A regular "Cinderella story".

good grief.

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #49)

Thu May 17, 2018, 10:30 AM

54. Being accused of white privilege is racism?

Can I claim gender bias because I am male?
Just what the fuck is she talking about?

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 08:27 AM

39. Although her skirt is a little long in this photo

this was otherwise an excellent resume from her for a hosting gig on Faux News

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 08:52 AM

40. Hey, Dana Loesch!

You're ageing out of your "job," and here is the woman auditioning to take it.

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Response to Orsino (Reply #40)

Thu May 17, 2018, 01:52 PM

67. Check. Female, Forty & Fox nope. NRA's Dana Loesch- Demi Moore wannabe, not

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 08:57 AM

41. Stay the fuck out of my neighborhood, Ms. Bennett. (nt)

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:02 AM

43. "COME AND TAKE IT," conservative student activist, open carry advocate, libertarian-

Washington Post, "The story behind the viral photo of a Kent State graduate posing with her cap- and a rifle," 5/17/18
EXCERPTS-

If Kaitlin Bennett had been allowed to carry a gun at Kent State University while a student, she wouldn’t have carried an AR-10 rifle. She would have carried her handgun instead.
But the 22-year-old said she chose to pose with the rifle for her graduation photos Sunday because it made for a stronger symbol:
That, as a non-student, she could at last arm herself on the northeast Ohio campus. To Bennett, the photo was the culmination of her years as a conservative student activist, during which she advocated for students to be able to carry concealed weapons on the same campus where, almost 50 years ago, the Ohio National Guard opened fire into a crowd of unarmed students protesting the Vietnam War, killing four and wounding nine.

“I believe that if the government has it, we should have it. Machine guns — any weaponry,” Bennett told The Washington Post on Tuesday afternoon, shortly after her graduation photo went viral, garnering more than 3,200 retweets and 1,000 comments on Twitter. “To make sure the government can’t go against the citizens,” she said. “We should be able to protect ourselves against a tyrannical government.”
Bennett, who was raised by a Republican family in Zanesville, Ohio, knew her photo would provoke backlash. She’d found herself at the center of controversy on campus plenty of times before. Just three weeks ago, she co-organized an open-carry demonstration that invited nearby residents to bring their firearms to the university...



In her hand is her black graduation cap, marked with the rifle cutout and the words “COME AND TAKE IT.” The historic slogan dates back to the Revolutionary War and the Texas Revolution against Mexico, she said, when Texan rebels fashioned a flag with the phrase over the image of a cannon as a sign of their defiance.
Aliah Kimbro, a 19-year-old Kent State sophomore, told Refinery 29 that it was hard for her as a black woman to support Bennett, knowing her own gun rights “aren’t safe anywhere.” “To see that tweet, ‘Come and take it,’ as if lives weren’t taken on that campus due to gun violence, just shocked me,” Kimbro told Refinery 29. “Kent became an open-carry campus in the last year and there were many protests from that, the incident of May 4 not forgotten.”

Since posting the photo, Bennett said she has also received death threats. "I’m not nervous, because everyone knows that I’m armed,” she said. “I don’t know why they would threaten an armed person.”
As president of the university’s chapter of the libertarian media outlet Liberty Hangout, she’s used to being attacked, said Bennett, who was also formerly president of the Kent State chapter of Turning Point USA, a conservative organization. She said conservative students on campus have in the past been assaulted and said that in April someone swung at one of Liberty Hangout’s cameramen, breaking his equipment...More..

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 09:43 AM

47. Dogs require more responsibility and work, so some people walk their guns

There were some white guys strolling around DC with assault rifles the other day. DC is not an open carry state and these dipshits didn't care.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 10:04 AM

51. Kent State - where 8 students were shot and killed by National Guard

That makes it harder to digest.

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Response to Sanity Claws (Reply #51)

Thu May 17, 2018, 10:26 AM

53. That young lady is pissing on those dead students' graves. (nt)

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Response to Paladin (Reply #53)

Thu May 17, 2018, 12:28 PM

60. She's too stupid to know...

that the students who died and the students who witnessed the massacre at Kent State in the 70's would not want anything to do with this bimbo.

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Response to Paladin (Reply #53)

Thu May 17, 2018, 01:32 PM

64. Correct, alt righter Richard Spencer wanted to speak at KSU recently.

He also emphasized the 1970 tragedy, but things didn't work out for him fortunately.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 10:35 AM

55. Would a Super Soaker assault be totally unethical?

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 12:27 PM

59. "Come and take it"?

They way you are carrying it - in a second!

And what's with the fucking scope...?

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 01:49 PM

66. Oh, sister, do you think your AR-10 is going to protect you from the Army?

Like if you do something absolutely stupid - like openly interfere with a U.S. Marshall or the FBI, that your buddies are all going to stand with you when the feds with guns are pointing them at you?

Or do you think you're going to be the one to plan the magical guerrilla assault on the entire FBI or DEA, or AFT unit investigating your compound of EndTimz loonies, screaming "Wolverines!" as y'all attack, and win the temporary applause of a grateful county - until the National Guard is called in with tanks, drones, and fifty or so ground-pounders to mop up?

One - heck, even a dozen AR-10s can't make a stand against tanks, drones, and a couple units of trained troops with their support armament. It can cover a temporary retreat, but if you don't have some sort of heavy artillery of your own - including about two dozen Rambo clones who know the area like the back of their hands - and have tunneled in for cover and protection, it's pretty much over in real life once the government decides that optics doesn't matter any more, and you're fair game.

On edit - removed the demeaning slur, even though she does appear in that photo to be a gun-culture princess in the making.

Haele

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Response to haele (Reply #66)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:25 PM

75. It blows my mind how many gun advocates think this.

"Well, if it all goes to shit and the government (fill in thing that won't happen here), then we'll need guns."

Because yeah, you and your arsenal are going to fight off the freaking cops/military. Sounds completely sane and well-thought out.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 03:53 PM

72. Her 2 minutes of fame are about over.

and her invitation to come and take her gun probably wouldn't be too hard to do.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 04:57 PM

73. If I saw her on my campus I'd be calling the cops ASAP.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:30 PM

77. If she lives in Ohio....perhaps a couple bus loads of some

Well armed blacks should do a peaceful walk in her neighborhood.....

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:35 PM

79. Since she is so gung ho to strut with an assault weapon, someone should direct her to the

nearest recruiter's office when she can volunteer for duty in the Middle East. Notice the crowds of well wishers around her.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 05:54 PM

82. The ignorant white wing gun-humper sites are posting this photo everywhere. She'll

probably get a job offer from the NRA and get to meet Ted Nugent and new NRA Prez Ollie North.

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Response to Hoyt (Reply #82)

Thu May 17, 2018, 08:02 PM

84. Sad little snowflake

She's going to latch on to some right-wing lecher and get the Donald Trump/O'Reilly treatment. But on the bright side, she's only 1 NDA away from a big pay day.

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Response to Hoyt (Reply #82)

Fri May 18, 2018, 01:48 PM

94. Maybe, but doubt it - besides, she's too old for Ted

Can't wait to hear her whining online six months from now: "Why won't anybody HIRE me?!?!??!!"

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Response to hatrack (Reply #94)

Fri May 18, 2018, 01:59 PM

95. "Too old for Ted." Good one.

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Response to jpak (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 08:52 PM

86. If she'd been alive and pointed that gun at the Ohio Natl Guard

on May 4th, 1970, she'd have died in a hail of return volley and I'm betting more than 4 students would have died along with her.

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