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Obama must help get guns off streets, Bridgeport CT mayor says

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by sbhaven, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. sbhaven

    sbhaven

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    Bridgeport CT mayor calls on Obama to help get illegal guns off the street...

    Obama must help get guns off streets, mayor says
     
  2. mikeflys1

    mikeflys1 Pastafarian

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    Stopping his city from being a haven for illegal immigrants might work too.
     

  3. Z71bill

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    How many people want more illegal guns on the streets?

    How many people want criminals to have easy access to guns?

    IMHO the real question is -

    How do you do these things without hurting the law abiding person's right to gave legal guns?

    maybe something simple -

    Commit a crime with a gun - get caught - get shot with the gun you used in the crime.

    Would also work with a knife.

    If nothing else it would lower the residivism rate.
     
  4. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Jim Morrison reports it's the wrong city. Blood is in the streets in the town of New Haven, not Bridgeport.
     
  5. harlenm

    harlenm Millennium Member

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    Hartford, new haven, Bridgeport, might as well be the same city. The crap will never stop.

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  6. JJohnson

    JJohnson Call me Jeff

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    If he can do it an leave the rest of us alone, I'm all for it.
     
  7. Chesafreak

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    What he is effectively saying is that he and his police force aren't doing their jobs, since the guns are illegal as he said. What is the president and congress going to do if the guns used are already illegal? Make them double illegal? Enforcement of existing laws is the issue.
     
  8. Z71bill

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    Illegal guns means different things to different people.

    When I think illegal gun - I think about a Saiga that has been modified to shoot in full auto - or a shotgun that has had its barrel sawed off to 6". I could even see a gun with a mag that holds more rounds - in a state that limits the number as "illegal".

    I think the mayor thinks any gun he doesn't like = illegal. And he doesn't like any guns. :whistling:
     
  9. frizz

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    You beat me to it. How long has the NRA been screaming this?

    I don't think prison is much of a deterrent to thugs because they either act without thinking it through, or they think they'll get away with it.

    I don't think "rehabilitation" has been shown to be very effective for violent thugs either.

    I do think that keeping the thugs in cages so that they can't prey on peaceful citizens is the best justification for prisons and long terms for violent crimes. The gun sentencing "enhancers" are good tools in this approach to imprisonment.
     
  10. Averageman

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    From the article;
    Police Chief Joseph Gaudett, while congratulating detectives Kenneth McKenna and Artur Calvao for the investigation that led to Jones' arrest, continued that the investigation into the killing is not over.
    Finch said they believe recent shootings in the city involving young men are related and are being done by a small number of people.
    Read more: http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/...-streets-mayor-says-4017479.php#ixzz2Bdrw76Cd
    Sounds like the Cops are tracking down who did the shooting, but the Mayor is under some pressure to clean up his City.
    Simply Grandstanding.
    The whole small number of people thing,....stoooooooooopid.
     
  11. Lowjiber

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    They need a new mayor.
     
  12. Reswob

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    Double Secret Illegal.:rofl:
     
  13. Chesafreak

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    The other issue is culture. The number of victims of mass shooters are a drop in the bucket compared to what is happening every day in our cities. We don't have a problem with gun control, we have a culture problem with a group that is 7 times more likely to commit murder and 8 times more likely to commit robbery and resorts to guns all too easily to settle a conflict. Source: http://www.amren.com/archives/reports/the-color-of-crime/

    More about the gang member arrested for this shooting:
    http://www.ctpost.com/default/article/Arrest-is-just-the-first-step-4016861.php
     
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  14. beatcop

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    The issue isn't the kid...it's the agenda. Four years to get a bill together...they just need a reason to rally the anti's...doesn't have to be a good reason, just a reason.
     
  15. pizza_pablo

    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    Talk about passing the buck! Waht an AZZ clown!
    Me likes the way you thinks! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    It sounds like the mayor sucks at his job, since the gun was already 'illegal'.

    It's like asking Obama to stop people from killing each other or exceeding the speed limit.
     
  17. Carrys

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    As has been shown to date, the left has no desire to prevent our rights from being "hurt".

    I suspect in what life I have left......I will see the elimination of several of our rights.

    Yes sir, the Constitution is now on the block.

    Hide and watch.:wavey:






    Yeah, but just the sort of thing this govt will use to spark it into the action it's wanted to take for years.

    IMO mind ya.
     
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  18. beatcop

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    Cities of 100,000 to 499,000 population (238 cities)
    Highest Crime Rate Ranking
    1. Flint, MI
    2. St. Louis, MO
    3. Oakland, CA
    4. Cleveland, OH
    5. Jackson, MS
    6. Newark, NJ
    7. Richmond, CA
    8. New Orleans, LA
    9. New Haven, CT
    10. Little Rock, AR

    Good old New Haven has a lot to be proud of! Perhaps they should crack down on the turds.
     
  19. harlenm

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    That's good for New Haven, they used to be number 4.
     
  20. ColdSteelNail

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    Obama has only signed one piece of gun legislation. You may now legally carry your weapon into our national parks. There will be no new restrictive gun legislation coming out of the Obama administration.