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moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Sep 14, 2014 - 08:57am PT
"Elementary School Teacher Accidentally Shoots Herself On Campus"

Arming teachers is a fantastic idea! Wouldn’t all of you feel much safer knowing your child’s teacher is packing? The people of Utah sure feel safe. The state is one of a handful of states that allows educators (or any licensed gun nut) to carry their weapons on campuses. On Thursday an elementary school teacher did just that, and is now recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The teacher at Westbrook Elementary School, in Taylorsville, Utah discharged her firearm accidentally in the faculty bathroom.

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2014/09/12/elementary-school-teacher-accidentally-shoots-herself-on-campus/

Only in America.

Man, we are so fuked up.

Moose

TradEddie

Trad climber
Philadelphia, PA
Sep 14, 2014 - 09:01am PT
Another story to contradict the claim that killers look for gun-free zones - this one attacked a police barracks.

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Shooting-at-Pennsylvania-Police-Barracks--274996841.html

A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded,

TE
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Sep 14, 2014 - 09:09am PT
And 30 million other shooters had zero accidents, zero issues..


Ill bet more people died from cars and bars and telephones. Yeah were f*#ked.
HighTraverse

Trad climber
Bay Area
Sep 14, 2014 - 10:06am PT
One more reason everyone should have the right to own a gun
CLIFTON, Colo. (AP) — A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside.

Mesa County sheriff's deputies believe 60-year-old Cheryl Ann Pifer of Clifton had been drinking before allegedly threatening the children Wednesday.

The Daily Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1CZINu5 ) reports that the boy told Pifer he was practicing the clarinet as part of his homework and couldn't go back inside his grandmother's house because a baby was sleeping.

Several of the other children in the backyard with him reported that Pifer also pointed a gun at them and yelled "Fire in the hole!" as they ran away.

Deputies say Pifer's rifle wasn't loaded.

Pifer declined to comment. She faces possible child abuse and felony menacing charges.
I say give the 11 year old kid a Glock and have Ron teach him properly how to use it.
TradEddie

Trad climber
Philadelphia, PA
Sep 15, 2014 - 06:22pm PT
We had that kind of nut job near here a few months ago, neighbors called police because he would sit on his porch pointing a gun out onto the street, but since he was on his own property, and hadn't been aiming it exactly at anyone, the police said they couldn't do anything. Then one day, he pulled the trigger and an 8 year-old got shot. When weak-willed legislators use the second amendment to defend activities like pointing a loaded gun onto a public street, it's time to change the legislators.

TE
fear

Ice climber
hartford, ct
Sep 15, 2014 - 06:54pm PT
Pointing a firearm, or something that looks like a firearm into a public area for no reason is a crime anywhere in this country. Brandishing, threatening, negligence, etc...

So "the old guy sitting on his porch" doesn't make any sense. But then again we have known violent gang members robbing people in broad daylight also walking around free. Perhaps the old man ranked low in priority.
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