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Newtown’s Natalie Barden, Sister Of Daniel, Urges President Obama To Act On Guns In Letter
The Inquisitr ^ | December 20, 2012

Posted on 12/20/2012 10:59:17 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Newtown resident Natalie Barden, 10, has already faced more in her short life than many of us could imagine — burying little brother Daniel Barden yesterday, one of the 20 victims of a horrific school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary.

Natalie Barden’s little brother wanted to be a firefighter, and in Daniel’s honor, scores of uniformed firemen lined the streets in a sober procession to guard the tiny casket at his funeral Wednesday.

Parents Mark and Jackie Barden described their son in a statement, saying:

“Words really cannot express what a special boy Daniel was. Such a light. Always smiling, unfailingly polite, incredibly affectionate, fair and so thoughtful towards others, imaginative in play, both intelligent and articulate in conversation: in all, a constant source of laughter and joy.”

The Bardens’ daughter Natalie has now, less than a week after losing Daniel, bravely undertaken action to affect change after her brother’s tragic murder. That a ten-year-old girl is forced to endure this needless loss is heartrending — that she has to speak up where adults have failed is shameful.

From a letter to President Barack Obama, Natalie Barden’s words were read aloud on CNN last night by Anderson Cooper.

Concisely and achingly, the girl implores:

“My name is Natalie Barden and I wanted to tell the president that only police officers and the military should get guns. If people want to do it as a sport than they could go to a shooting range and the guns would not be able to leave there.”(continued)

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TOPICS: Government; Hobbies; Politics
KEYWORDS: banglist; connecticut; guncontrol; newtown; obama; sandyhook
I wonder which adult actually wrote that letter?
1 posted on 12/20/2012 10:59:25 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

looks fake.


2 posted on 12/20/2012 11:00:52 AM PST by barmag25
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ll cut her some slack since she just lost her brother, but I’m sure the loony left will exploit this little girl with no bounds.


3 posted on 12/20/2012 11:01:15 AM PST by GnL
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That letter was NOT written by a 10 yr old..looks like something Feinstein would write


4 posted on 12/20/2012 11:02:18 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Soon there’ll be a ‘Barden Bill’ just like a ‘Brady Bill’. How adorable. GIRL POWER! No one would dare vote down a Bill named after a 10 year old girl!


5 posted on 12/20/2012 11:09:54 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I doubt the letter was written by the 10 year old girl but rather was penned by a family member or a Democratic operative.

Before the letter goes viral, some conservative media or a talk show host should conduct a handwriting analysis to determine if the girl really wrote it.


6 posted on 12/20/2012 11:10:48 AM PST by OKRA2012
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I understand this girl’s grief is something no 10 yr. old should endure. But for the LIBERAL media to EXPLOIT a letter “written” by a child is lower than low. This girl has no more understanding of our right to bear arms than the man in the moon.

Why haven’t we seen these letters from other children going to the president asking him to outlaw cigarettes? They kill 10’s of THOUSANDS a year. Or outlaw alcohol as people drive drunk and kill THOUSANDS each year. I’ll tell you why.

Our current gov’t couldn’t give a rat’s ass if we all die. But they DO care if we can defend ourselves against their tyranny....and cigarettes and alcohol don’t threaten that.


7 posted on 12/20/2012 11:11:06 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If people want to do it as a sport

No 10 year old would phrase it like that. I'm calling bs and shame on the parents. Prayers for their loss but disgust for whomever is pulling this. Shame on hussein and everyone who is using these sweet children for their money scams and agendas.

8 posted on 12/20/2012 11:12:22 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We should have all our legislation written by emotional 10 year olds...


9 posted on 12/20/2012 11:14:58 AM PST by EEGator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is a very disgusting exploitation by the media. Real low life stuff.


10 posted on 12/20/2012 11:15:48 AM PST by ZX12R (Merry Christmas fellow Freepers!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I bet the parents’ statement was composed by someone else, too. I know if I lost a child, I wouldn’t be able to put something together like that.


11 posted on 12/20/2012 11:16:45 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: EEGator

It often seems like we already do.


12 posted on 12/20/2012 11:16:59 AM PST by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: sevinufnine

The focus should be on the evil person who did this, and how to fix it so people like that are not allowed to wander free in our world.


13 posted on 12/20/2012 11:18:10 AM PST by Mrs. P (Figures can lie, and liars can figure.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Time for a new tagline.


14 posted on 12/20/2012 11:18:10 AM PST by MortMan (Disarming the sheep only emboldens the wolves.)
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To: beandog

I was I could argue that, but you’re right.


15 posted on 12/20/2012 11:22:11 AM PST by EEGator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ah, a quintessentially liberal attitude: "something terrible has happened so I am going to lash out at people who have nothing to do with it and demand that the State crush them."

Eff you too, little girl or whoever you are.

16 posted on 12/20/2012 11:22:23 AM PST by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Natalie is trying for a seat at the SOTU address.


17 posted on 12/20/2012 11:22:34 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The letter just proves that Public Schools aren't teaching kids anything. She should know by 10 years old that the Constitution guarantees gun ownership, and should also be aware that Obama or any other president has no more power to change that than she does, short of amending the Constitution itself.
18 posted on 12/20/2012 11:24:50 AM PST by apillar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is rather amusing that a 10 year old skull full of mush, who is in the middle of mourning the loss of her brother, would govern 300 million plus people in the same way that the Democrat party governs! This is just proof that Democrats have skulls full of mush too!


19 posted on 12/20/2012 11:34:17 AM PST by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sorry for your loss.

A 10 year old knows so much about the world. She needs to watch this movie
about all the victims in countries that didn’t allow weapons and then come back with her thoughts.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDivHkQ2GSg


20 posted on 12/20/2012 11:42:47 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: CSM
Tragic as it is, nobody's personal loss trumps everyone's constitutional rights.

A certain demographic in our country committed far less crime when slavery was legal than they do at present. Said fact does not justify the reinstating of slavery.

21 posted on 12/20/2012 12:13:27 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

do something. Do Something. Do Something! DO SOMETHING!!!!

I saw a coach on F&F this morning who seemed like a decent man who was advocating “doing something,” but honestly, this push to just DO SOMETHING, ANYTHING from President Kardashian just scares the living daylights out of me.


22 posted on 12/20/2012 12:20:47 PM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

23 posted on 12/20/2012 12:22:35 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
During Jimmy Carter's first term he took advice about nuclear weapons from his daughter.In his second term he's taking advice from 10 year olds on the 2nd Amendment.Stay tuned for the fun and frolics of his *third* term!
24 posted on 12/20/2012 5:01:58 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (When Robbing Peter To Pay Paul,One Can Always Count On Paul's Cooperation)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Child abuse.


25 posted on 12/20/2012 7:19:10 PM PST by jimfree (In November 2016 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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