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We kill babies before and at the time of birth..... animals have more rights and become more important than humans. We honor trees and the earth and sky as most important.

Human life means nothing anymore.

Thats why.
 

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There are some very sick people in the world, they lost respect for others and the life of others. A very sad day in deed. These people that are doing this know that there is a minimal chance or no chance at all that someone will confront them and stop especially at schools. Plus they don't care. The gun control people are going to have a field day with this one. Plus its happening so much more at an alarming rate. I still don't understand how this guy got in to the school dressing like he was carrying an assault rifle. Hug your kids tonight especially the little ones because they are going to be asking questions, my 7 yr old daughter will definitely be wondering.
 

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Please pray for all these poor kids, Kindergaten children SO SAD


Gun control group has already scheduled a protest at 4:30 this afetrnoon at the Whitehouse. Here they come!!!
 

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Makes all of this stuff pretty inconsequential. Reflection on what is important in life is something many of us, myself included, should do more of. Words cannot express the feelings I have at the moment as a father.
 

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Prayers to the families and those affected by this, and the law enforcement and medical people and others dealing with it.

We just had this conversation at work the other day after that mall shooting. My wife had an interesting thought, all of the violence in the video games and movies.

Being "old", I can say "back in the day" we played Army, cowboys and Indians, had John Wayne movies, war movies.

But the graphic scenes of gore, heads, arms being blown off, splatters on the wall, that wasn't part of playing army in the yard or watching the old Western movies. You didn't have slow motion, high definition explosions of bodies, heads, guts.

For the tiny minority of the truly mentally unstable people, if they get into this video game culture, this slasher movie, blast them apart movie, and constantly watch or play them, they become desensitized to horrific death.

Now, if your kids play these games, I'm not saying they will become mass murderers or are unstable. Today was one individual. The mall was a guy dressed like Jason in Friday the 13th. The movie was one dude dressed like the Joker.

It's the 0.001% of individuals who are unstable and then fall into today's world where all of these games, movies, video, YouTube, they can experience death thousands of times vicariously until they cross the line between reality and fantasy.

In my time, we played army in the yard, you pointed a stick or a toy gun at someone and said "Bang!" and they fell over. Thirty seconds later they jumped back up and the game went on. Today, they play video game XYZ, or watcth the movie ABC, and you put the laser designator on their forehead and you get a high-def, slo-mo view of the grey matter going all over the wall and the body there twitching.

When the already-unstable and sick get into that, and see it hours and hours on end, look out.

Should regulate THAT junk more than hardcore porn.
 

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nobody knows what these folks are going thru. my heart is truly sadened.
 

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Hard to even come up with a response to something this disturbing. Prayers for all involved in this senseless tragedy. My heart goes out for those little ones who never had a chance and were robbed of their futures. So, so sad. This world is a messed up place.
 

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I say if you want to stop these school shootings, put a 9 mm in every teacher in america's desk. Only one of them would ever have to be used and this would never happen again.
 

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what this country needs isn't Gun control..it's "God control" meaning that GOD controls us. We wouldn't have the problems we have if GOD was in control.
tonight the souls of those poor kids cry out from the grave...enough is enough !!America. don't get rid of GOD get rid of the filth and violence.
 

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shade mt said:
what this country needs isn't Gun control..it's "God control" meaning that GOD controls us. We wouldn't have the problems we have if GOD was in control.
tonight the souls of those poor kids cry out from the grave...enough is enough !!America. don't get rid of GOD get rid of the filth and violence.
I agree with everything your saying. There's a big difference between the past and now. The modern (graphic) violence and lack of parenting, and lack of religion result in this kind of crap. God bless those kids, and families.

This will not be good for our second ammendment rights for sure.
 

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Prayers to the families and those affected by this, and the law enforcement and medical people and others dealing with it.

We just had this conversation at work the other day after that mall shooting. My wife had an interesting thought, all of the violence in the video games and movies.

Being "old", I can say "back in the day" we played Army, cowboys and Indians, had John Wayne movies, war movies.

But the graphic scenes of gore, heads, arms being blown off, splatters on the wall, that wasn't part of playing army in the yard or watching the old Western movies. You didn't have slow motion, high definition explosions of bodies, heads, guts.

For the tiny minority of the truly mentally unstable people, if they get into this video game culture, this slasher movie, blast them apart movie, and constantly watch or play them, they become desensitized to horrific death.

Now, if your kids play these games, I'm not saying they will become mass murderers or are unstable. Today was one individual. The mall was a guy dressed like Jason in Friday the 13th. The movie was one dude dressed like the Joker.

It's the 0.001% of individuals who are unstable and then fall into today's world where all of these games, movies, video, YouTube, they can experience death thousands of times vicariously until they cross the line between reality and fantasy.

In my time, we played army in the yard, you pointed a stick or a toy gun at someone and said "Bang!" and they fell over. Thirty seconds later they jumped back up and the game went on. Today, they play video game XYZ, or watcth the movie ABC, and you put the laser designator on their forehead and you get a high-def, slo-mo view of the grey matter going all over the wall and the body there twitching.

When the already-unstable and sick get into that, and see it hours and hours on end, look out.

Should regulate THAT junk more than hardcore porn.
I think you are very much correct about our younger people having become desensitized with today’s movies and video games.

Those video games are the same tools used to train our solders and prepare them for the horrors of combat. Anyone who doesn’t believe a high percentage of these shootings are directly linked to the shooter playing video games only needs to pay a little bit of attention to the details of the shootings and shot placement to see the connection. In the video games you take out targets as they move in front of you and you get extra points for headshots. When you look at the statistics that surround most of these shootings it becomes clear that the shooter is often ignoring people on the sidelines and only targeting those that appear to his front and generally as they jump up or move to escape. The high percentage of head shots is also an indicator that the shooter’s mind has programmed into the video game mode and they may not even fully realize they are killing people until it is all over…..hence the point when they so frequently take their own life.

We have made some horrific mistakes within our society today and in my opinion much of it started with the separation of church and state and the removal of God from our schools. Another big mistake has been not allowing teacher to discipline students, and perhaps even with a paddle. Though we could never force parents to be their kids parent, instead of just trying to be their friend, but once upon a time when kids got to school they knew there were rules and they were not the person in charge. Now kids rule the schools, the teachers are powerless and often even afraid of the older students and the students know it.

I also say schools should all have designated teachers that are trained in the professional use of firearms as a means of defense of both themselves and others within the school and always armed with a concealed carry defensive handgun. The students and public at large should know that some teachers and administrators are armed but they should not know how many or which ones.

As much as I hate to say it both our society and schools have turned into violent environments and the only way to get them back is for the public to stop be so mamby-pamby, step up and take them back. It should be the criminals who live in fear of society instead of society living in fear of the criminals, but until society stops taking crap from the criminal, grows a set and steps up to be counted on and demands people in leadership positions actually are willing to lead in the right direction our society will continue to digress. And, that also includes demanding control and responsibility of the movie and video game industries again.

My heart goes out though to an entire community that is now grieving the horrific scene it has been confronted with. But it also scares the daylights out of me because I know all too well that no community is immune from the possibility of a like situation. That is why I am rarely without a weapon even though I pray I never have to use it to control such a situation.

Dick Bodenhorn
 

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shade mt said:
what this country needs isn't Gun control..it's "God control" meaning that GOD controls us. We wouldn't have the problems we have if GOD was in control.
tonight the souls of those poor kids cry out from the grave...enough is enough !!America. don't get rid of GOD get rid of the filth and violence.
Amen brother, GOD is the answer to all of problems
 
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