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Robin Kelly: Conceal and Carry Failed in Aurora Shooting's Gun-Free Theater
Breibart - Big Government ^ | 4-5-2013 | Rebel Pundit

Posted on 04/05/2013 4:58:10 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot

A Democrat running for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in Congress attacked the idea of concealed-carry firearms by citing the victims of the Aurora theater shooting, who could not defend themselves in a gun-free zone.

Robin Kelly, candidate in the IL-02 congressional election, claimed Thursday evening that victims of 2012's Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting failed to "pull out their guns to kill the gentleman that did all the damage that he did."

Kelly, who faces Republican Paul McKinley in the April special election to replace Jackson, was speaking at her own one-person candidate forum, which she had convened rather than attend an NAACP-sponsored candidate debate with her opponent. Kelly made the controversial statement while arguing against conceal and carry rights for the residents of her district and the state of Illinois.

She told the audience, "in the movie [theater], they have conceal and carry, but nobody pulled out their guns to kill the gentleman that did all the damage that he did." [emphasis added]

However, the Cinemark theater where the shooting took place was the only one within 20 minutes of suspect James Holmes' apartment that had a policy banning guns from the premise. Victims and their families are preparing a lawsuit targeting Cinemark for allegedly failing to provide security for its patrons the night of the shooting.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; guns; rkba; secondamendment
Shock revelation: City of Aurora, Colorado would have arrested anyone who stopped the Batman massacre with a concealed weapon

And the answer to Robin Kelly would be to ban concealed carry all together. Great, Illinois you deserve it.

1 posted on 04/05/2013 4:58:10 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

Perhaps the government should MANDATE concealed carry at all times and in all places. Just to be sure.


2 posted on 04/05/2013 5:03:27 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Another beyond stupid Democrat gun grabber.

Let's see now...
1. The theater prohibits carrying.
2. Law abiding CCW holders acknowledge their prohibition and do not carry on the premises.
3. Deranged criminal who cares not a wit about the law or the prohibition brings a weapon (any weapon) in and shoots the place up.
4. CCW holders who are unarmed at the behest of the property owners cannot respond.
5. CCW holders are to blame for the shooting.

Does that about cover it?

3 posted on 04/05/2013 5:05:29 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: Sir Napsalot

Guns don’t kill, gun free zones kill.


4 posted on 04/05/2013 5:06:59 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

once again, another dimocrat without the facts that contradict their positions


5 posted on 04/05/2013 5:08:25 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The b!tch will still win


6 posted on 04/05/2013 5:10:47 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Just what we need. Another idiot in Congress.


7 posted on 04/05/2013 5:10:59 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: Sir Napsalot

All of the comments here so far WOULD be on the money if we were trying to argue this point with rational honest - but wrong - people but we are not. These foaming at the mouth Democrat “gun haters” don’t have to make sense because they are talking to stupid senseless people who shout their approval at anything they THINK supports the destruction of conservatives’ rights.


8 posted on 04/05/2013 5:16:04 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: grobdriver
I think you got it covered perfectly.

. Obviously what is needed is for deranged criminals to act more responsibly.

And, as I have learned from past attempts at all too obvious sarcasm on FR without explicitly saying that my sarcastic remarks are indeed sarcastic remarks: That is a sarcastic remark.

9 posted on 04/05/2013 5:16:27 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: grobdriver

Wish I could ‘laugh’.

But, sad, sad sad, this is an insane world.


10 posted on 04/05/2013 5:19:22 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Robin Kelly: Conceal and Carry Failed in Aurora Shooting's Gun-Free Theater

Obviously a few sandwiches short of a picnic.

11 posted on 04/05/2013 5:36:47 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: Sir Napsalot
One would suppose that this nincompoop would have had the brains to at least complete some research to determine how many people in the theater that night were actually carrying firearms.

I mean, one could suppose that. Couldn't one? Which begs the question, how many people were carrying that night in the theater in Aurora? Robin Kelly MUST know. Why isn't she telling us?

Or...is this a case of Occam's Razor? Is Robin Kelly exactly as stupid as she sounds?

12 posted on 04/05/2013 5:44:34 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (For me, I plan to die standing as a free man rather than spend one second on my knees as a slave.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I thought the Aurora Theater was a gun free zone???


13 posted on 04/05/2013 5:46:10 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: GoldenPup

She has the melanen excuse.


14 posted on 04/05/2013 5:47:07 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Sir Napsalot

The Nazi mayor of New York city, Bloomberg, sent this commie $2 million in campaign funds. She will represent an area of Chicago where the average IQ is 60.


15 posted on 04/05/2013 5:58:16 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: grobdriver

How many freepers that carry concealed do you think would have been armed, even though the movie theater said it was prohibited?

If I were still carrying concealed, I would not have left my weapon in the car just because a movie theater said no. The only time I would not carry, would be if I was going to enter somewhere that would physically check or have a metal detector.


16 posted on 04/05/2013 6:11:29 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: stuartcr; All
“How many freepers that carry concealed do you think would have been armed, even though the movie theater said it was prohibited?”

How many would simply have taken their business elsewhere?

17 posted on 04/05/2013 6:20:19 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: N. Theknow

“And, as I have learned from past attempts at all too obvious sarcasm on FR without explicitly saying that my sarcastic remarks are indeed sarcastic remarks: That is a sarcastic remark.”

Sad but true, I know what you mean.


18 posted on 04/05/2013 6:21:31 AM PDT by Slambat (The right to keep and bear arms. Anything one man can carry, drive or pull.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Thinking ain’t one of his strong areas. He tried it once and it gave him a nosebleed.


19 posted on 04/05/2013 6:26:01 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: stuartcr

If every other theatre in the area allowed ccw, anybody that routinely carries would likely routinely go to the movies elsewhere - not just to legally carry but also so as not to patronize an anti gun business.

In fact the ccw holders were prob the only people aware of the no gun policy, except of course, for a killer looking for an unarmed crowd.

The theatre and the killer both got what they wanted.


20 posted on 04/05/2013 6:26:23 AM PDT by ziravan (Choose sides.)
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To: stuartcr
How many freepers that carry concealed do you think would have been armed, even though the movie theater said it was prohibited?

Ummm... no comment.

21 posted on 04/05/2013 6:38:36 AM PDT by grobdriver
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To: marktwain

“How many freepers that carry concealed do you think would have been armed, even though the movie theater said it was prohibited?”

How many would simply have taken their business elsewhere?

As a dearly departed cop/AF reserve JAG once told me, with reference to the ban on weapons on military installations (don’t GET me started), “I just f’ing carry”. Judged by 12, carried by 6 argument works for me...


22 posted on 04/05/2013 6:42:44 AM PDT by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: Sir Napsalot

Are these people paid to be this stupid?


23 posted on 04/05/2013 6:45:00 AM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: RWB Patriot

It takes a special breed and then you have to nurture it.....////


24 posted on 04/05/2013 6:48:50 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: marktwain

It would depend on if that movie was playing somewhere else. I wouldn’t, I’d do as I pleased.


25 posted on 04/05/2013 7:00:52 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: ZULU

****I thought the Aurora Theater was a gun free zone???***

In the land of the blind the one eyed man is king.


26 posted on 04/05/2013 7:07:52 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The murals in OKC are destroyed.)
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To: ZULU

If you don’t get patted down or go through a metal detector, there are no gun free zones as far as I’m concerned...except of course for those that open-carry.


27 posted on 04/05/2013 7:27:24 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: Sir Napsalot

Seriously? She called the killer a gentleman?


28 posted on 04/05/2013 7:37:58 AM PDT by irish guard
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To: Sir Napsalot

So, Robin Kelly stiffs the NAACP candidate forum to hold her own “one candidate” forum, and the NAACP will likely still back her.


29 posted on 04/05/2013 7:49:51 AM PDT by Jumpmaster (Mitt said he will put America back to work. 53% said "Screw that"!)
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To: grobdriver
Another beyond stupid Democrat gun grabber.

Those are now the qualifications for the job.

30 posted on 04/05/2013 7:55:31 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Sir Napsalot; All

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/04/colorado-theater-james-holmes-records/2054753/


31 posted on 04/05/2013 7:59:41 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

If you have Robin Kelly’s number, twiterr, email address, etc, you should probably drop her a “hint”. ;-)

But like I said, her district will likely elect her anyway.


32 posted on 04/05/2013 8:12:08 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

so prohibiting CCW creates liability.

“its a good thing...”


33 posted on 04/05/2013 10:51:04 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

Yes.

But not to the Robin Kelly’s of the world.


34 posted on 04/05/2013 11:00:22 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“...Victims and their families are preparing a lawsuit targeting Cinemark for allegedly failing to provide security for its patrons the night of the shooting.”

This NEEDS to happen and happen big. Solid pointer to the “no CCW” signs and the liability taken on by any and every facility that posts them!

KYPD


35 posted on 04/05/2013 12:43:18 PM PDT by petro45acp (It's a fabian thing.....how do you boil a frog? How's that water feelin right about now?)
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To: Sir Napsalot

If someone is licensed to carry concealed, and a private business says it is a gun-free zone, what are the legal ramifications to being armed on that business property?


36 posted on 04/05/2013 1:02:19 PM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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