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SoonerPride

(12,286 posts)
Tue Mar 23, 2021, 07:43 PM Mar 2021

Poll: do you personally know someone killed by a gun? [View all]

Last edited Tue Mar 23, 2021, 09:01 PM - Edit history (1)

I’m the discussion thread I posted on this took. it was suggested that this question should have been a poll.

It is utterly heartbreaking how many of you do know someone killed by a firearm.

I guess it shouldn’t be surprising but it still is.

America is a truly fucked up nation.


55 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
Yes - suicide
17 (31%)
Yes - during a domestic incident
5 (9%)
Yes - during a robbery or other crime
7 (13%)
Yes - killed by a police weapon
2 (4%)
Yes - by accident
3 (5%)
Yes - a victim in a mass shooting
1 (2%)
No - I have not known anyone personally killed by a gun
13 (24%)
Yes - for multiple reasons listed above.
7 (13%)
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Numbers 1,3 and 5. tosh Mar 2021 #1
K&R smirkymonkey Mar 2021 #2
Need an option dweller Mar 2021 #3
Happened decades ago Auggie Mar 2021 #4
Also suggesting an option for one or more. yewberry Mar 2021 #5
+1 CountAllVotes Mar 2021 #7
No options for several CountAllVotes Mar 2021 #6
Yes, AndyS Mar 2021 #8
Many years ago as a student speech-language pathologist I was given orders to evaluate a man who phylny Mar 2021 #21
5 in the last three generations of my family. MerryBlooms Mar 2021 #9
I voted suicide but can only vote once. Also know 2 domestic violence killings. riversedge Mar 2021 #10
My first high school crush some years later at the hands of an estranged boyfriend. LanternWaste Mar 2021 #11
Not personally, but second hand. Tracer Mar 2021 #12
1 - 5. NT jaysunb Mar 2021 #13
3 suicides and 1 Accident TexasBushwhacker Mar 2021 #14
Just remembered two suicides in the family Auggie Mar 2021 #15
I needed two options dawg day Mar 2021 #16
Several. haele Mar 2021 #17
An aunt of mine committed suicide with a gun. ShazzieB Mar 2021 #18
My friend's sister was shot and killed by an angry next door neighbor LeftInTX Mar 2021 #19
Suicide,domestic,crime and accident xmas74 Mar 2021 #20
One suicide, two murders hatrack Mar 2021 #22
Three cases susanr516 Mar 2021 #23
A work friend was shot and killed by his girlfriend. LastLiberal in PalmSprings Mar 2021 #24
Multiple suicides, several accidents that could be catrose Mar 2021 #25
My husband's uncle Duppers Mar 2021 #26
Son of a friend XanaDUer2 Mar 2021 #27
1977 friend murdered; 2000 brother suicide jxla Mar 2021 #28
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