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  • Vice President Biden a bit off course saying he heard Nickel Mines gunshots?

    01/25/2013 3:38:42 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 12 replies ^ | January 24, 2013 | By KAREN SHUEY
    When trying to verify Joe Biden's recent story that he was golfing within earshot of the Oct. 2, 2006, shooting at Nickel Mines, one thing is clear. There are a lot of places to enjoy a round of golf in the region. But whether the 70-year-old vice president was playing at any of the courses on the day of the one-room schoolhouse massacre still remains a mystery. If he was in the area, he wasn't at Moccasin Run Golf Club in Atglen. Curt King, the owner of the club, said there is no record of Biden — then a U.S....
  • VP Biden says he heard Nickel Mines shooting gunshots

    01/24/2013 6:56:32 AM PST · by Daveinyork · 30 replies
    Lancaster online ^ | 1-23-2013 | KAREN SHUEY
    It's no secret that Vice President Joe Biden has made more than a few gaffes during his political career. His latest: a hard-to-prove comment about a brush with the 2006 school shooting at Nickel Mines. Speaking last week to the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C., Biden made the surprising revelation that he was golfing within earshot of the one-room schoolhouse when a troubled truck driver shot 10 Amish girls, killing five and wounding five. Read more:
  • PA: Governor Admits Gun Laws Could Not Prevent School Shooting

    10/04/2006 10:06:44 AM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 22 replies · 592+ views
    BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a remarkable moment of candor, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell today acknowledged what the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has been saying for years: Stronger gun laws could not have prevented the horrible shooting yesterday at the Amish school in Lancaster County. Rendell, a staunch gun control advocate, admitted, "I believe with all my heart that we need more gun control" during a live press conference. But he also acknowledged that tougher gun laws would not have prevented gunman Charles Carl Roberts IV from carrying out his deadly attack,...