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A Good Guy With a Gun Put an End to Texas Church Shooting
townhall.com ^ | 11/6/2017 | Leah Barkoukis

Posted on 11/06/2017 5:55:49 AM PST by rktman

While many liberals have been quick to call for gun control in the wake of the devastating church shooting in Texas on Sunday, in the hands of a ‘good guy’ a gun is what finally put an end to the massacre.

Devin Kelley, a 26-year-old veteran who was kicked out of the Air Force for assaulting his wife and child, entered the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, at approximately 11:30 a.m. He killed 26 people making it the deadliest shooting in a place of worship in America. The death toll could’ve been much higher, however, had he not been “engaged” by an armed citizen.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Philosophy
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Maybe some more details about stopping the POS. Of course more will follow. Did a search for this header and nothing popped up.
1 posted on 11/06/2017 5:55:49 AM PST by rktman
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NON print version:

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2017/11/06/a-good-guy-with-a-gun-put-an-end-to-texas-church-shooting-n2405377


2 posted on 11/06/2017 5:56:27 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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And another good guy with a (gasp!) TX TRUCK ran the killer down till he bled out, miles from his Ayers-trained Antifa lawyer rendezvous.


3 posted on 11/06/2017 5:59:16 AM PST by txhurl
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To: rktman

There is no guarantee a good guy with a gun can prevail against a bad guy with a gun, but there is a near 100% guarantee an armed bad guy will prevail against an unarmed victim(s).


4 posted on 11/06/2017 6:00:44 AM PST by umgud
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To: rktman

If you didn’t serve honorably, meaning you got a Dishonorable discharge or a BCD, you don’t deserve to be called a veteran.


5 posted on 11/06/2017 6:04:49 AM PST by PJBankard
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To: PJBankard

Fox News reporter just said shooter offed himself.


6 posted on 11/06/2017 6:05:37 AM PST by mplc51
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To: rktman

Look what I just found: The deep state at it again. After immediately deleting the shooters Facebook account and Twitter account and all traces to him prior to the shooting removed from the net, now, incredibly, they have removed the street view of the church from Google maps. You cannot get closer than a block to the church in street view.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/216+4th+St,+Sutherland+Springs,+TX+78161/@29.2732387,-98.0562862,18.08z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x865cdc035c18efad:0xebde3a289e3fdd0c!8m2!3d29.273166!4d-98.056329

If you don’t know what street view is, it’s taking the map down to street level by sliding the yellow figure in the bottom right corner to any place on the map that is highlighted in blue. Notice how that blue is cut off by the church.


7 posted on 11/06/2017 6:07:31 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Trump: Greatest POTUS of all time solely for preventing Satan taking office.)
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A Good Guy With a Gun Put an End to Texas Church Shooting

A bad guy with a gun started it. This is not the time to demand new controls, it's the time to find out why the ones we have in place didn't prevent this guy from getting a gun as they should have.

8 posted on 11/06/2017 6:08:08 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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The libs are already talking about taking guns from the good guys so this will happen again and again.


9 posted on 11/06/2017 6:08:24 AM PST by I want the USA back (Journalists Take Bits of Reality and Slot them into the Existing Script. -Friedman.)
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To: txhurl

And it wasn’t even a predominantly African-American church this time.

White Christians also bear a mark that attracts some kind of vile, violent, unrelenting loathing and hatred.

For you cannot express hate more deeply than to murder what must surely have been total strangers in a fit of rage and for no gain whatsoever.


10 posted on 11/06/2017 6:08:27 AM PST by alloysteel (The rhetorical question, "How stupid can you be?" is just considered to be a challenge by some.)
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And he dropped his Ruger when confronted by an armed civilian. Since he had been dishonorably discharged due to a domestic assault charge, did he have the weapon prior to that? Background checks are only as good as the data that is input to them.


11 posted on 11/06/2017 6:10:02 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: DoodleDawg

“....prevent this guy from getting a gun as they should have.” We all know these kinds of assclowns will find a way. Suppose he had chained the doors shut and set the church on fire. Deranged assclowns..........


12 posted on 11/06/2017 6:13:02 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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I have a strong feeling he did not want to be captured, was bleeding out and decided to end his existence.

Poor guy did not realize he was not ending anything, just hastening himself to his just reward.


13 posted on 11/06/2017 6:13:27 AM PST by wbarmy (I chose to be a sheepdog once I saw what happens to the sheep.)
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Just to be curious i wonder what kind of rifle was used to shoot the killer, by some teports it was a shotgun and that the good guy said he had to wait until the shooter exposed his side as he was wearing a tactical vest or body armor.


14 posted on 11/06/2017 6:16:20 AM PST by Daniel Ramsey (Thank YOU President Trump, finally we can do what America does best, to be the best)
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15 posted on 11/06/2017 6:17:55 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (<img src="http://i.imgur.com/WukZwJP.gif" width=800>)
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To: umgud

FOR SHAME...using logic is a racist tactic, and probably causes weight gain and baldness.


16 posted on 11/06/2017 6:20:23 AM PST by Wonder Warthog (The Hog of Steel and NRA Life Member)
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To: wbarmy

Hmmm. Don’t think I would have used “poor guy” for this POS. Just sayin’.


17 posted on 11/06/2017 6:22:01 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: rktman

Sorry, just a little sarcasm.


18 posted on 11/06/2017 6:24:31 AM PST by wbarmy (I chose to be a sheepdog once I saw what happens to the sheep.)
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To: rktman

An item yesterday said the perp was shot by police. It also said that the citizen chased him down and shot him.


19 posted on 11/06/2017 6:25:36 AM PST by arthurus
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Okay, got it. Not that I’d deny you posting anything you like. ;-)


20 posted on 11/06/2017 6:25:55 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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