Skip to comments.Gabby Giffords, Sandy Hook Mother Push Gun Control on First Anniversary of Crime
Posted on 11/15/2013 7:43:21 AM PST by rktman
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords is teaming up with Sandy Hook mother Nicole Hockley to push gun control on the first anniversary of the heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary.
The crime took place on December 14, 2012, and beginning on November 14, 2013, Giffords and Hockley are encouraging schools to talk to students about "gun violence."
According to The Sacremento Bee, Giffords and Hockley are asking teachers to talk to K-12 students about "[responding] to tragedies like Newtown and working to prevent them from happening in the future."
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I am sorry for their pain and losses but their pain and losses WILL NEVER TRUMP THE US CONSTITUTION!
SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED!
How about not celebrating gun violence attacks by marking the anniversaries?
No one ever discusses the anniversary of the Fort Hood Massacre. I think we are coming up on the magic 5th anniversary of that.
Just like the 9-11 wives.....
3,000 dead, mostly in NYC, and the only people who got media attention were about a dozen Democrat wives.
I have compassion fatigue about all of this.
Yes, we have compassion that Congresswoman Giffords is disabled and was almost killed. Yes, we have compassion for all of the victim families of Newtown.
But, in Alinsky fashion, all of these people are deciding to not let a crisis go to waste, and pushing liberal gun control policies, which would not stop these types of shootings.
And as tragic as these shootings are, the loss of life in such rare shootings pales by comparison to the number of deaths in the ghetto every year from gang violence.
But Giffords and all of them have not one word to say about the youth gangs laying waste to vast areas of our major cities. They have not one word to say about ghetto culture, in which all slights, real and imagined, are settled with violence and guns.
The fact is that the criminal element will never obey laws. The shooters at Newtown, Columbine, Virginia Tech, etc. were all in violation of numerous gun laws before they even started their rampages.
They may think that they are doing some good in the cause of gun control, but, they are really useful idiots for the liberals on this issue.
...and bans on exploitation of crimes/tragedies, especially by parents and ex-politicians attempting to cash in regardless of their claims of ‘outreach.’
If Gabby and Nicole don’t like this country and it’s Bill of Rights, I suggest that they get the **** out!
One of the big Democrat talking points about ObamaCare is that it’s “constitutional,” blessed by the Supreme Court, and is the “settled law of the land.”
Well okie dokie lefties...The Second Amendment is constitutial, blessed by the Supreme Court, and has been the settled law of the land for the last 222 years almost 223.
Sooooooo, how about taking your goofy silly little protest and stuff it up your obama.
Of course we must put the most impertant facts on the front burner! will gun control ameliorate these deaths?
My dad died in a farm accident.... BAN ALL FARMING!!!
Personal Tragedy doesn’t constitute a National tragedy...
When has ANY mass shooter been conforming to the laws that already exist?
Passing new ordinances to “prevent” these mass shootings is a totally ineffectual response, and in fact, makes the next assault of unarmed people in confined spaces all the more likely.
The risk to the perpetrator, before he accomplishes his objective (and it is almost always a male who is the perp) is actually very low, and the chances of detection before opening fire are equally low. But if there is any apprehension that that the crowd at which he may direct his fire has any members that are armed and well able to shoot back, the risk factor for the perp is vastly increased.
Not a perfect solution (locking up or otherwise controlling the actions of all the unstable persons would be a much better one), but this is not a perfect world.
Archie Bunker solution to prevent hijackers on planes - issue all the passengers a loaded sidearm when they board, then when a hijacker tries to get bold, he will have several dozen sights trained upon him. Makes people much more polite.
Yeah, good luck with that.
I’m finally willing to compromise. Let’s take guns away from the feral government and leftists. Maybe that will help. If it doesn’t, we can start chopping off their hands.
And, "Yes," I coined the term "deflicted." It's an evocative melange of "defective" and "afflicted," and I'll soon be campaigning for its inclusion as a new word in the dictionary.
As you were, grunts.
One of the most disgusting things gun-grabbers do is drag out brain-damaged gunshot victims and put them on stage like puppets to mouth words they do not understand. The abuse of James Brady and Gabby Giffords is appalling.
Are Robbie Parker, Gene Rosen, Sally Cox and the rest of the pathological liars going to join these fools on the stage?
Exactly. Giffords and Newtown both perpetrated by people with mental problems.
Idiots. The problem is not guns. It’s individuals whose ‘value system’ allows them to murder people.
This is thanks to liberalism, which destroys peoples’ value systems and replaces them with hedonism, materialism and opportunism.
Bought another 2K rounds today to honor Giffords attempt to regulate firearms.
Woo Hoo. I see that luckygunner.com shows prices slowly coming down.
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Of course they won’t be there. For one, they’ve been outed. Second, they proved to be unbelievably bad at their “jobs”.
For the life of me I can’t believe how many people have been and continue to be bamboozled by these people. The evidence is right in front of their faces, but they refuse to see.
Sort of like liberals refusing to see how evil and full of crap Barry is.
My mother and father both died in their sleep. Do you know how many people die in their sleep? I wonder if I could make a living off of banning sleep?
There can NEVER be any Law or Regulation that guarantees that a bad situation “WILL NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN.”
Thus, we have jails and lethal injections to house, or remove from the gene pool the perps who cause harm in our Society.
Evil is a known factor in the Human Condition, I’m sad to say.
Until the PC mentality of absolute faith in passing a “Law” to prevent bad things from happening, we will always have the good-intentioned resisting the old method of Crime and Punishment that has existed from the beginning of bipedal motion by humanoids. DUH!
Celebrating the anniversary is just another way of saying ‘keeping it going’. Have you noticed that talking about these shootings causes another one?
I had a friend who worked for Septa here in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His job was to manage all aspects of when a suicidal person jumped in front of an El train, from the clean up to what reached the press. He told me that when they had a jumper, they tried desparately to keep it from the press. He said when they got a hold of it, within a week, they would expect another.
Something excites the goofballs about reading about these incidents. They daydream about it and react to it.
The 40th anniversary of Bill Ayers’ bombing of the Pentagon last year (an election year for one of Billy’s buddies) didn’t even get a columnist mention.
I don’t care to see the other anniversaries marked in the media.
Giffords voted for Obamacare.
One of these a 2 foot section was used to beat my 16 year old innocent child to death, so some sociopath could get his jollies to see what it felt like to kill. Jeremy was just 12 years old mentally and physically, still sitting on the floor playing with GI Joes and Hot Wheels.
His killer now walks the streets of TN a free man after a bad plea deal, 1st degree down to 2nd, and the medium not the max time he could have received served. And I had to fight for every day he served. Starting 10 months after he was sentenced. Took 2 years to get to that plea deal, and 6 parole hearings to keep him in prison until he maxed out his 'bad behavior' days. Because even in prison he was not a good person.
Then there is 8 year old Nicki Read, she was raped, strangled with her own shoe lace and thrown in the river. Her killer even pretended to hunt for her. He has been on TN Death Row approaching 2 decades, and no end in sight of both state and federal appeals.
I'll keep my revolver and my 12 gauge thank you!
When the first gun control law was passed that USSC should have shot it down as UNCONSTITUTIONAL and we would not have to keep going through this argument on what 2nd A rights are.
Technically speaking NO gun law is CONSTITUTIONAL!
McVeigh was the last mass murderer thatthe feds have put to death, that alone speaks volumes about the perverted INJUSTICE system in this country.
Why do you think Mike J Fox went off his meds before he testified before congress?
I am so sorry for your loss. The asshats just never get it (well “they” do) and the fools/tools they use are just props who “believe” they are doing the right thing because it makes them “feel” better cause they’re “doing” something. My former neighbor in Florida had a sister murdered years ago and every couple of years she has to re-live the whole ordeal to try to keep the killer locked up when his parole hearing comes around again. Pretty friggin’ sad. Keep ‘em locked and loaded.
Thanks, I threw myself into the victims rights movement that had just become ripe at the time. TN now has CONSTITUTIONAL laws for crime victims, and we have a way to protest via video or tape instead of traveling to the prison site for the parole hearings. Tell her to put pressure on the state legislature to have parole hearings set for at least 6 years or more apart for violent crimes. We did that in TN and got it. We also bounced one of the State Supreme Court Justices as being boldly anti-death penalty and nearly got a second one, only he as a minority hollered RACISIM, when it was his anti-death penalty stance we were going after. When victims ban together there is a lot they can get done.
Parents of Murdered Children and Citizens Against Homicide are to great orgs that help fight parole hearings.
If we moved to public hanging of killers, with in a reasonable time frame, you would see less murders committed.
In the old west they shot horse thieves, why not do the same for car thieves, same principal applies to a horse as does a car it is your mode of transportation.
Thanks again. It was kind of crushing to see the pain in our neighbors eyes whenever this reared it’s ugly head every few years. But it was also very uplifting to know she had the willpower to go and help keep this miscreant pos in jail where he belonged. Possibly FL now has a video set up to help keep folks from having to travel long distances for the hearings.
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