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Mon Jul 9, 2018, 02:17 PM

4 toddlers in the USA shot themselves over the weekend. 3 dead, 1 critical

A two-year-old boy in Houston has died after shooting himself in the head with an unsecured gun that he found inside his home, according to Texas police.
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On Saturday, a two-year-old boy in Fresno, California was killed in a similar incident.
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The father of four-year-old Justin Foss Jr, who accidentally killed himself with a gun on Saturday, has been charged in Georgia.
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In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, a four-year-old child is in critical condition after accidentally shooting himself in a resort hotel room on Saturday.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44772682

Gun culture. If it's not the guns that kill people, it's the toddlers, presumably? Or is it those who perpetuate the culture?

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Reply 4 toddlers in the USA shot themselves over the weekend. 3 dead, 1 critical (Original post)
muriel_volestrangler Jul 2018 OP
redwitch Jul 2018 #1
Ohiogal Jul 2018 #2
Initech Jul 2018 #3
marshmallow_man Jul 2018 #5
bettyellen Jul 2018 #4
EX500rider Jul 2018 #6

Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 02:21 PM

1. Clearly there are not enough good toddlers with guns.

Inexcusable, unfathomable, just sheer horror at this.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 02:22 PM

2. The nutters will just tell you

That these childrens' lives are the price we have to pay for our freedom to unfettered gun ownership.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 02:23 PM

3. If you have kids, keep your guns locked the fuck up!

They are not play things!

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Response to Initech (Reply #3)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 05:22 PM

5. exactly right

 

Very disappointed to see people in this thread talking about more toddlers with guns and unfettered access to firearms. There are a thousand ways a toddler can kill/injure themselves, parents must be held responsible.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 02:58 PM

4. I can't help thinking that some of these kids were unwanted. People are horrible sometimes.

 

At best you can say these parents didnít value human life enough.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2018, 02:17 PM

6. Stupid to leave a round in the chamber with small kids in the house.

My small built female roommate awhile back could barely rack the slide on my Glock-17 at the time, no way a toddler could.

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