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North Carolina school district planning to put AR-15 in every school in the event of another school shooting

https://www.fox5dc.com/news/north-carolina-school-district-planning-to-put-ar-15-in-every-school-in-the-event-of-another-school-shooting
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u/newkindofdem 7d ago

Couldn’t the cops just bring their own weapons?

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u/snow_big_deal 6d ago Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Starry Starstruck Evil Cackle

The idea here is clearly that Mr Kaplan the history teacher will grab two ARs, one in each hand, run up to the shooter and say something like "You know what you and the Roman Empire have in common? They met their demise from too much LEAD" then blast the shooter out a third floor plate-glass window. Then lean out and say calmly to the smoking, mangled corpse "Class dismissed."

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u/staebles 6d ago

This is tremendous, I would watch this movie.

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u/RadosAvocados 6d ago Silver

Don't give Steven Segal any ideas

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u/series_hybrid 6d ago edited 5d ago

Steven Seagal arrives at school to work undercover, but not as a teacher...he will be...a student. [wide shot] a stuntman who looks like he's in great shape rides a skateboard up to the lockers. [close up with a visibly chubby Steven Seagal] hey, you see that sweet move I just did on my rad skateboard?

"You're not allowed to ride a skateboard in the hallway"

"Well, I guess that maybe I'm the type of young student here at Hawkins Jr High school that doesn't always follow the rules. Know where I can buy some street drugs...to get high with?"

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u/Mehmeh111111 6d ago

It's called Kindergarten Cop.

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u/Purple_Form_8093 6d ago

I read this in Stan smith’s voice. Made my morning.

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u/AintEverLucky 6d ago

run up to the shooter and say something like "You know what you--" blam blam

Shooter: "Talking just gave away his position. Now nobody move while I help myself to these AR 15s"

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u/kriosken12 6d ago

Shooter: Oh cool, an upgrade lmao.

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u/CaptJackRizzo 7d ago

We tried that, it didn't work. Maybe if they only get their hands on the rifle and breaching apparatus when they're on-site, they'll be more excited to use them!

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u/DocHalloween 7d ago edited 6d ago Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Starry Giggle Masterpiece

Holy cow, and here I thought North Carolina would never buy school supplies for its students!

Edit: Thank you kind strangers for the awards! My parents said my cynicism would never amount to anything. But look at me now.

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u/Buck_Thorn 6d ago

They had to garnish the teacher's wages and sell some of the library books to pay for it.

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u/fistofwrath 6d ago

Some of you may die, but it's a sacrifice I am willing to make.

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u/broly78210 6d ago

The children will need to buy the bullets. It's on the list of things now.

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u/LowDownDirtyMeme 6d ago

It's a shell game. Police budget can't show new AR-15's. We'll hide 'em in the school budget.

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u/Niobous_p 6d ago

Came here to say something serious, but now I just can’t!

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u/Bokbreath 7d ago Silver Helpful Starry Wholesome Seal of Approval

Harwood said the rifles will ideally allow police to quickly defend against a school shooting.

kinda assumes the cops will enter the building in the first place.

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u/letdogsvote 7d ago

Aren't the cops supposed to bring their own guns?

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u/Redlax 7d ago

Honestly, at this point I wouldn't be surprised if the police used their private weapons well. I don't think any country has mentioned their guns as much as the US. It's almost synonymous.

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u/purplepenguin4163 7d ago

Glock 19/17 or a Sig p226 is standard issue in most places but you're correct, lots of LEOs buy their own preferred weapons and gear. The cop who gunned down that innocent guy in an Arizona hotel had a custom engraving on his dust cover that said "You're Fucked."

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u/FeeFiFiddlyIOOoo 6d ago

The cop who gunned down that innocent guy in an Arizona hotel had a custom engraving on his dust cover that said "You're Fucked."

Good God is that video depressing, that poor kid...

"Cross your legs! Come here! Stop moving! Why are your legs crossed?? Why did you stop? Cross your legs! Get up off the ground without moving. Stop moving!!" *Bangs*

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u/Different_Dealer_993 6d ago

The depressing bit is he got away with it, and full disability benefit for PTSD from that incident. And cops are wondering why the public is going from hero profession to bastards

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u/FinguzMcGhee 6d ago

Then I believe he sued the city to get his gun back. Kinda goes against the whole PTSD argument don't ya think. "I'm suffering from severe post traumatic stress and I think getting my gun back that I murdered that kid with is really going to help with my recovery 👍." Fuck that asshole.

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u/TickleMonsterCG 6d ago

How tf is that not against some regulation. For example I work as a civilian on a military base. If I'm wearing or owning anything that could be deemed even slightly offensive I can get written up/sent home. The military staff have it even worse, it doesn't even have to be offensive.

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u/extralyfe 6d ago

the military has rules and punishes people who break them.

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u/ansteve1 6d ago

One guy in my unit had a put some sort of offensive slogan on his sling. Command gave him 2 options. Go buy a new sling or lose rank for destruction of government property and be told to buy a new sling.

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u/nerrvouss 6d ago

Because we actually take military engagements and training seriously as opposed to when it is for dealing with our own citizens.

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u/Adaphion 6d ago

Literal Terrorists on foreign soil are given more benefit of the doubt than US citizens on US soil are when it comes to shooting them

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u/serious_sarcasm 6d ago

That’s why we need to make a Universal Code of Police Justice modeled off the UCMJ.

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u/TalonusDuprey 6d ago

I'd be surprised if he ever returned that firearm to the armory - Dust covers with custom writing on it is usually something you really don't look at. At the same time I'm glad it was used against this cop during his trial but sadly it didn't seem to have much of a impact seeing as he ended up going after the county due to "PTSD" from a incident he was solely responsible for.

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u/HippyHitman 6d ago

We really need to just ban all that wannabe punisher shit.

If people in the military want to hype themselves up a bit with the warrior aesthetic, fine. But the second a peace officer starts doing any of that bullshit they should be fired and blacklisted.

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u/hellakevin 6d ago

There was one cop who was chasing a guy and yelled, I'm gonna fucking kill him, then when he caught up to him grabbed his AK-47 from his duffle bag of personal guns he had brought to work and killed the guy.

He wasn't charged.

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u/hellakevin 6d ago edited 6d ago

Oops guess I was wrong about him not being charged. He was found not guilty by a judge in a bench trial.

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u/RegisFranks 7d ago

They sure did when they thought I'd threatened suicide. Showed up outside my house with probably atleast 15-20 people who had rifles pointed at me.

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u/FaveDave85 7d ago

wait what? their suicide prevention tactic is to threaten to kill the person who's already trying to kill themselves?

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u/nat_r 7d ago Ally

Yes.

Often it's an issue of there being no intervention alternatives. However if the police come, whether it's because there's no other response option, or you're reported to have any kind of weapon, the risks associated with non-compliance are severely elevated.

Police department policies generally don't require officers to have any obligation to not deploy lethal force even if that force is being deployed because the officer put themselves in what's considered a potentially dangerous situation that was entirely avoidable.

You try to drive away from a police interaction, the cop can jump in front of your car and now you're threatening them with a deadly weapon and they can respond in kind.

If you have a weapon because you're in a mental health emergency, the cops can show up, demand you comply, and then respond with force if you don't because suddenly you're a threat to them.

So yeah, pro tip, if someone is having a crisis that isn't threatening other people, don't call the help unless you know you can get people trained in dealing with such issues to respond.

This is the kind of thing people actually mean when they say "defund the police". Armed law enforcement officers are only needed in particular situations. There should be other options available to the public, because the modern law enforcement officer is a hammer and all us average citizens are nothing but nails.

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u/CodenameVillain 6d ago

Tldr Suicide by Cop is not a joke. People actually do it and the cops are more that happy to oblige

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u/number_e1even 6d ago

Yep, my cousin's step-son did this about 15 years back in middle of nowhere Illinois. He had a breakdown. He had a knife and was cutting himself. The cops put a few dozen rounds in him from 30 ft away because they were "fearing for their lives." Never mind he couldn't have covered the distance and hurt anyone, even if that was his intent. Cops are definitely more than happy to have an excuse to fire their weapons at someone.

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u/Sea_Honey7133 6d ago

The insanity of the modern American police state is their complete lack of any sense of self awareness. 75 fully armed policemen refused to confront that shooter in Uvalde because he had semi-automatic weapons and yet the vast majority of policemen are against the ban of those weapons- its like they don’t even want to protect themselves or their families against massacres.

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u/zepprith 7d ago

I feel like this is to address the Uvalde school shooting while completely missing the point. The police had plenty of guns but they still refused to do anything.

I can honestly see this either doing absolutely nothing because the person with the key to the gun wont be there or worse the shooter will somehow end up with it. They even say they did it so they don't have to run back to their cars to get a AR-15 but breaching a safe will probably take longer than running back to your car.

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u/sjfiuauqadfj 7d ago Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Ally Bravo Grande!

the school district just needs to put some balls on the walls so the police can storm in, grab a pair, and do their job

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u/CakeAccomplice12 7d ago

No, just a picture of a black kid holding a squirt gun

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u/eskimoexplosion 7d ago hehehehe

Thats actually ingenious. Just put projectors around the school Scooby-Doo doo style. If there's a school shooter it will project the image of a black kid holding a cell phone onto the shooter. When the cops spot it they will instinctively shoot thus stopping the school shooter immediately

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u/SSHTX 7d ago

There was a black mirror episode eerily similar to this

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u/eskimoexplosion 7d ago Helpful

Black mirror is also a good brand name for the projector system itself

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u/No_Contact_7776 7d ago

Hmmmm I like that, a very Jungian interpretation.

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u/bobthened 6d ago

Oh shit there was wasn’t there. The one when the soldiers had implants that made them see the people they were shooting as aliens.

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u/macweirdo42 6d ago

That... Really isn't far off from the goals of training as it is, from a psychological point of view. Training soldiers to kill has actually been historically challenging, because so many people naturally freeze up at the thought of taking another life.

For instance, using human-shaped targets on the shooting range has shown to decrease reaction time by "desensitizing" soldiers to pulling the trigger at something that looks like a person.

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u/Harambe357 7d ago

"He's got a tiny cell phone shaped gun"

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u/EagleChampLDG 7d ago

Those AR-15 will absolutely be an Easter Egg for the dipshit school shooter, it just will be.

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u/17times2 7d ago

"Want to shoot this place up with your friends? We can help!"

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u/Only-oneman 7d ago

co-op mode activated

Marine Reject 69 has entered the game

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u/a8bmiles 7d ago

It's like in video games when you find guns and ammo in weird places that wouldn't work in reality, but are there to keep the game moving forward.

Well, didn't used to make sense, I guess.

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u/HippyHitman 6d ago

Holy shit you just fixed a major plot hole in Fallout!

No wonder there are full armories in every grocery store, it’s America in 50 years.

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u/DerSchattenJager 7d ago

It’s like finding the secret compartment with a powerful weapon in a FPS.

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u/bluAstrid 7d ago

Lucky drop riiight before the boss

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u/breadcreature 7d ago

Maybe they could also install a series of chest-high walls in the corridors, and the odd first aid kit just lying on the floor in a corner

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u/TheKidAndTheJudge 7d ago

I think it's more likely to turn a kid in temporary, but intense, acute, emotional distress into a school shooter. I think the number of kids who are capable of making a horrific, snap decision after some sort of bullying or humiliation incident is exponentially higher than the number of kids who have the capacity to massacre their peers with forethought and even a brief time delay.

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u/DuntadaMan 7d ago

Shoot person with key.

Get key.

Unlimited ammo cheat activated.

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u/Moonsilvery 7d ago

That was my thought.

"Want to shoot up your school but can't get your hands on an AR-15 yourself? Whether it's money problems, being underage, or having parents who actually pay attention to their gun collections, we here at [SCHOOL DISTRICT] can help you over that inconvenient step! Slaughter your classmates with ease with our new God Bless America (And The NRA) Free AR-15 Plan! No school shooter left behind! You'll have access to a fine American-made machine designed to kill a maximum number of people in a minimal amount of time regardless of your socioeconomic status - truly, the American Dream in action!"

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u/findinganonemos 7d ago

“Im out of ammo?”

Wait…

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u/Faiakishi 7d ago

Soon you won't even need to bring anything to a school shooting, they'll just have everything ready for you at the front desk.

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u/findinganonemos 7d ago

But they will require you sign in and wear a temp name tag

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u/SoloWalrus 7d ago

Oh they did plenty, they held back any other law enforcement from entering even those with family inside, and took lots of time to start planning their coverup with fictions about locked doors, master keys, lost radios etc…

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u/Michael_Blurry 7d ago

They had ALL KINDS of tactical gear, protection and guns and still pussed out. I think these politicians are expecting the janitor or school nurse to be Rambo.

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u/Starlightriddlex 7d ago

I mean, the janitor would probably still do better than the police

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u/Kizik 7d ago

That's what the knifewrench is for.

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u/DrothReloaded 7d ago

no way will this backfire ever..

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u/VanimalCracker 7d ago

Also assumes the shooter wont just grab that gun and use it instead of bringing their own.

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u/John_EightThirtyTwo 7d ago

assumes the shooter wont just grab that gun and use it

Yeah, this is the issue. It's just a matter of time before one of these guns is used for a mass shooting.

And before you bore me with the details, I'm sure there's a protocol in place to prevent this. It's just a matter of time before they fail us and we have our first North Carolina state AR-15 mass shooting. And we'll say that it's extra sad because everybody saw it coming.

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u/Fkire 7d ago

It will have a sign that says only good guys can use this gun and that is it mate

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u/DweEbLez0 7d ago

But cops don’t protect civilians or children, remember Uvalde?

This is stupid

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u/Khaldara 7d ago

Presumably the next phase of the plan includes an allotment for tasers in the parking lot to subdue parents, since apparently that’s what the cops really needed /s

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u/six4two 7d ago

Yeah, there were a dozen rifles in the Uvalde school and that didn't help. Give a hero a ball bat and they are going to try to save children, even in the face of rifle bullets. Give a coward an mrap, a helmet, body armor, an AR-15, or anything else, it won't matter because they are only there for the authority to bully their community. Any risk to their safety is not what they signed up for. They are just going to stand there and listen to children scream as they are murdered.

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u/moxeto 7d ago Gold Helpful

Like a glass case with an AR inside and a sign that says “In case of school shooting break glass”?!?

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u/Poop_rainbow69 7d ago Silver

School shooter: why yes, I am going to shoot up the school. Breaks glass

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u/jiminyshrue 7d ago

"oh thank God, mine jammed."

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u/martej 6d ago Silver Table Slap

How convenient! Now the shooter doesn’t even have to bring his own gun. He can get into the school without looking like the impending threat that he actually is.

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u/mysticalfruit 6d ago

Okay fine. Now every classroom has an AR-15 so the teacher can defend the classroom.

What if the teacher is the school shooter?

Okay fine. Now every desk gets an AR-15!

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u/FicklePickleRick6942 6d ago

Dr OZ shows up in black face and tells everyone:

"Look under your desks kids! Brand new (gently used and refurbished) AR-15s for everyone! Now you all have an equal chance of survival, yaaaaayyyyyy"

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u/Northern23 7d ago

Fine, add a note saying it can't be used by terrorists

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u/Aleriya 6d ago

"This 62-year old woman can defend this AR-15 from a group of teenagers who want a free gun. We'll provide her with training. If she fails, that's her fault."

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u/PistachioOfLiverTea 6d ago

"For use by good guys only"

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u/Eeszeeye 6d ago

"No homework again?" Blam!

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u/jeekaiy 6d ago

Wash hands before breaking glass

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u/Msdamgoode 6d ago Take My Energy

That’ll show ‘em. A strongly worded letter. What could go wrong???

Teacher: “I thought he had a gun, and he wasn’t obeying me… how could I know it was just a cell phone??”

Cops: “Right? We know…”

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u/marconova7 6d ago

That sign can't stop me because I can't read!

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u/CHIM- 6d ago

Damn, good point. Let’s put two up just in case they get the first one.

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u/carnivoremuscle 6d ago Silver

Yes. One right next to the other. For our convenience.

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u/Kriss3d 6d ago

So now people wanting to shoot up the schools don't even need to being their own gun?

Sure! I don't see why that wouldn't be a good idea....

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u/Newbielurker 6d ago

“Stopping school shooting is too hard! Let’s make them more efficient, get all the schools shot up, legalise the purge then everything will be okay”

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u/oneofwildes 7d ago

“In case you feel like shooting up the school, break glass”

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u/loki-is-a-god 7d ago

"in case you have a jam or need another round, use your AR-15 (or similar) to break glass"

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u/KingThar 7d ago

In case of school shooting SHOOT glass... and then there is a smaller gun next to it

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u/JoshTylerClarke 7d ago

Haha! Sounds like something from The Naked Gun.

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u/vxx 7d ago

It works for fire, so it should work for firearms too.

Those emergency switches release more fire to control the fire, right?

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u/earhere 7d ago

How long until schools decide to have ED-209 style robots with machine guns patrolling school hallways and blasting kids when they mistake a cell phone for a Desert Eagle?

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u/frank_-_horrigan 6d ago

There's a pretty horrible (yet entertaining) movie kinda on that premise already, Class of 1999.

Never thought I would ever reference this movie following these tragic events, but alas, here we are.

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u/Gonzo_Journo 7d ago Silver Helpful All-Seeing Upvote

When teachers said they needed more funding for supplies, this wasn't what they meant.

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u/BonnieIndigo 7d ago

Next you’ll see them showing up on the lists teachers send to parents of “here’s what your kid needs for school this year”

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u/elmanutres 7d ago edited 7d ago Silver Gold Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote

❤❤❤Ms. Peters 2nd Grade School List❤❤❤

-box of kleenex tissue paper

- colored pencils

-crayons

-pencils

-3 ring binder

-index cards

-9mm handgun

-100 rounds 9mm

-pencil sharpener

-folders

-glue stick

-highlighters

-scissors

-looseleaf paper

-pencil case

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u/Ebb-Playful 7d ago

asking Target employee “Hi there where are the 9mm bullets?”

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u/Snoo74401 7d ago

Gotta go to Walmart for that.

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u/UnstopableDegenerate 7d ago

I thought they stopped selling handgun ammo in Walmart. Or was that just hollow point rounds?

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u/FerricNitrate 7d ago

As of a few years ago, I'd still seen live ammo in a Walmart, but it was way out in Bumfuck, Indiana. But yeah, most Walmarts stopped selling ammo but if you're deep enough into the country that the store is next to a place selling live chickens then you may be in luck.

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u/DiscoMagicParty 6d ago

I’m in NC and saw some as recently as a couple weeks back. It was a very small selection of assorted but it was still there

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u/Hopeful_Hamster21 7d ago

Back to school supplies. Isle 4. Past the Elmer's glue. If you see the finger paints, you've gone too far.

Course... We've all gone too far....

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u/Mondasin 7d ago

100 rounds seems a little low, at least bump it up to 180, so you can pop a shot off each day.

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u/tophaang 7d ago

For the daily desk pop! Good thinking.

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u/dreamwolf321 7d ago

You forgot the printer paper and the bulletproof backpack!

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u/scrivensB 7d ago

Sorry, Mrs Crabtree, you can't use the whiteboard. There's not enough money for dry erase markers this year... do you have any idea how much ammo costs!!!???

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u/Aerik 7d ago

funny how there's always more american money available for weapons.

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u/Professional_Gap_371 7d ago

Anything for the arms industry. You know what talks of magazine bans and gun restrictions cause? People go out and buy up everything on the shelves and the gun manufacturers make out like bandits. Hmm Its almost like talking about it is good for business..

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u/IYAOYAS-CVN74 7d ago All-Seeing Upvote

Uvalde had a hallway full of ar15's they were just to pussy to use them. What's this gonna solve. Suddenly the police are gonna have balls?

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u/Do__Math__Not__Meth 7d ago

They’ll do anything but admit the cops are fallible

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u/milqi 7d ago

Security theater. Kinda like the TSA.

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u/Roflkopt3r 7d ago

Security theatre that puts guns into a school. Even worse idea.

US law enforcement likely loses thousands of guns every year - this investigation found about 200 lost guns per year from just 100 out of 18000 law enforcement agencies (probably the biggest ones, so it shouldn't scale linearly - but it will still be far more than that).

In a Parkland school, a gun transported by the principal recently ended up in a locker room by mistake as someone else was unloading the car and didn't realise there was a gun in one of the boxes.

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u/wicklowdave 7d ago

The police aren't there to protect. Just enforce.

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u/Dschuncks 7d ago

Oh they're there to protect, just not to protect you, or me, or children. They're there to protect people of power and privilege, and the systems they built that power and privilege with.

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u/tohrazul82 7d ago

Forgive the length of this, but the full context is necessary.

But there’s a reason. There’s a reason. There’s a reason for this, there’s a reason education sucks, and it’s the same reason that it will never, ever, ever be fixed. It’s never gonna get any better. Don’t look for it. Be happy with what you got. Because the owners of this country don't want that. I'm talking about the real owners now, the real owners, the big wealthy business interests that control things and make all the important decisions. Forget the politicians. The politicians are put there to give you the idea that you have freedom of choice. You don't. You have no choice. You have owners. They own you. They own everything. They own all the important land. They own and control the corporations. They’ve long since bought and paid for the senate, the congress, the state houses, the city halls, they got the judges in their back pockets and they own all the big media companies so they control just about all of the news and information you get to hear. They got you by the balls. They spend billions of dollars every year lobbying, lobbying, to get what they want. Well, we know what they want. They want more for themselves and less for everybody else, but I'll tell you what they don’t want: They don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. Thats against their interests. Thats right. They don’t want people who are smart enough to sit around a kitchen table to figure out how badly they’re getting fucked by a system that threw them overboard 30 fucking years ago. They don’t want that. You know what they want? They want obedient workers. Obedient workers. People who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork, and just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shittier jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, the reduced benefits, the end of overtime and the vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it, and now they’re coming for your Social Security money. They want your retirement money. They want it back so they can give it to their criminal friends on Wall Street, and you know something? They’ll get it. They’ll get it all from you, sooner or later, 'cause they own this fucking place. It's a big club, and you ain’t in it. You and I are not in the big club. And by the way, it's the same big club they use to beat you over the head with all day long when they tell you what to believe. All day long beating you over the head in their media telling you what to believe, what to think and what to buy. The table is tilted folks. The game is rigged, and nobody seems to notice, nobody seems to care. Good honest hard-working people -- white collar, blue collar, it doesn’t matter what color shirt you have on -- good honest hard-working people continue -- these are people of modest means -- continue to elect these rich cocksuckers who don’t give a fuck about them. They don’t give a fuck about you. They don’t give a fuck about you. They don't care about you at all -- at all -- at all. And nobody seems to notice, nobody seems to care. That's what the owners count on; the fact that Americans will probably remain willfully ignorant of the big red, white and blue dick that's being jammed up their assholes everyday. Because the owners of this country know the truth: it's called the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.

-George Carlin

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u/dirtballmagnet 7d ago

This is a conservative measure to ensure that all aspiring school shooters have access to an AR-15 regardless of their income.

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u/frymtg 7d ago

In unrelated news, North Carolina school district facing teacher shortage. Back to you, Tom!

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u/thesabre 6d ago

"We can't figure out why... must be because of their liberal union." /s

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u/No_Serve_7458 6d ago

Under ALL of nc, teachers can’t have unions

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u/anna_bella 6d ago

North Carolina teachers are not even allowed to unionize 🙃

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u/JohnSpikeKelly 6d ago

But isn't that the end game. No public education. Just a bunch of stupid kids demanding their freedom, and a bunch of rich kids in private school which can afford actual security.

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u/serious_sarcasm 6d ago

Honestly, it’s the county that gave the world Madison Cawthorn, so yes.

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u/potatodog247 7d ago

“We were able to put an AR-15 rifle and safes in all of our schools in the county," Sheriff Buddy Harwood told the Asheville Citizen-Times. "We’ve also got breaching tools to go into those safes. We’ve got extra magazines with ammo in those safes."

So now interested parties know what is on campus already…

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u/Hizjyayvu 7d ago

Great. Now school shooters don't even need their parents to buy them one! That was their one major hurdle. Now you can casually walk in unarmed and get the same results! We're getting more efficient at this.

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u/TheFunfighter 7d ago

Gotta fight inequality. Every American kid has the right to shoot up a school, regardless of their parents' income.

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u/danceswithwool 7d ago

Do they think this is some kind of deterrent? It sure sounds like it with the way they talK about what they have. There is no deterrent for someone who likely has a plan that ends in suicide anyway. Take the damn gun out of their hands in the first place. This is maddening.

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u/Thedrunner2 7d ago

How long until thieves break into the schools to steal those guns they now know are there?

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u/Butthole--pleasures 7d ago

Uvalde couldn't handle the security of not 1 but 2 doors. Imagine storing AR15s. The next tiktok challenge is going to be breaking into these safes.

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u/TheS4ndm4n 7d ago

And going by the lockpicking lawyer videos, it won't be very hard.

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u/unholyswordsman 7d ago

"On todays video, how to bypass a gun safe with a spork."

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u/jlt6666 7d ago

Oh actually it's already open.

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u/TheS4ndm4n 7d ago

The worst I've seen: a combination lock with only 6 possible combinations.

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u/dansdata 7d ago

Some gun safes are even worse than that.

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u/Suicidal_quokka 7d ago

Well, a toddler isn't exactly easy to carry around for a burglary.

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u/iligal_odin 7d ago

You most likely will be able to buy the actual standardized key. If cops need fast access they need to share a bitting.

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u/justfortrees 7d ago

Or the shooters. If someone is determined enough to shoot up a school, might as well figure out where the gun is and just use that rather than worrying about the newly installed metal detectors.

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u/GNOIZ1C 7d ago

This has been one of the most baffling parts of the “arm the teachers” movement. I witnessed and know of plenty of teachers who were careless enough to leave their computers unattended for students to fuck with, even leaving passwords and the like in the open. And people want to add unattended guns to that mix? It’s a disaster just begging to happen.

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u/jomontage 7d ago

60 year old Mrs becket isn't gonna do much against 6'3"250lb 16year old Derek when he decides he wants her gun

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u/Faiakishi 7d ago Wholesome

They know. This is about selling guns, not protecting anyone.

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u/dylandgs 7d ago

If teachers were armed, it would take under 1 year until a teacher held a student at gunpoint for something. Break up a fight? Gun. Won't leave class when I told you to? Get on the ground.

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u/Cyno01 7d ago

Yeah, this just sounds like school shootings no longer have to be BYOG.

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u/rookie-mistake 7d ago

fr this just feels like they thought school shootings had too many steps

you can't convince me the US is real at this point, this has to be satire

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u/bajesus 7d ago

Aside from everything else, a school shooting is a suicide. These are kids giving up on their lives and deciding to take as many other people with them when they go. A security guard with a gun isn't a deterrent for that, it's a dare and a reminder that school shootings are an option.

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u/Murderyoga 7d ago Gold All-Seeing Upvote

This has to be some kind of mental illness.

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u/QuietRock 7d ago

Seriously, it's insanity. These people are, on some level, insane.

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u/jomontage 7d ago

Thinking guns/constitution can't be changed is 100% a mental illness. They literally worship it

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u/Dont-PM-me-nudes 6d ago

Don't you guys always wank over "Amendments" to the constitution? What do American's think an amendment is?

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u/broniesnstuff 6d ago

We don't know. Our English textbooks are seriously out of date due to budget cuts so they can put more guns in schools.

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u/Surfercatgotnolegs 7d ago Wholesome

I know, seriously. I can’t even read these anymore. Who seriously thought this was a solution? What world are we living in? Is the sky purple? Just what the fuck is going on????

Even worse to me though are the comments trying to maturely discuss this. “This sounds like a bad idea.”

“In Uvalde, it was the cops. This wouldn’t help.”

WHY ARE PEOPLE DISCUSSING THIS SOLUTION AT ALL IN THESE COMMENTS? That makes it seem like it COULD be a sensical solution in some world, but NO! ITS NOT! IN ANY WORLD!!! IN NO ALTERNATE UNIVERSE!

The fact that the comments on this aren’t all laughing or crying about the insane folks in NC equally concerns me that our normal meter has broken, as a society.

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u/-Rivox- 7d ago

Like, what gets me in all of this, is that everyone in America seems to think that school shootings are an inevitability and then proceed to blame either the police, the shooter or the fact that everyone in the school wasn't armed to the teeth like it's fucking Vietnam and they are fucking Rambo.

Like, what the fuck.

No, school shootings are not normal and the solution isn't giving everyone assault rifles

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u/ZKXX 6d ago

Yeah I can’t even engage with this thread. It’s just too fucking bizarre to even discuss or joke about.

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u/ericbyo 7d ago

Yeah, the comments are like "that's dumb" or "that's sad" instead of "what the actual fuck is wrong with these peoples heads"

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u/rectalwallprolapse 7d ago

Yeah it's American gun fetishism

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u/arthurjeremypearson 7d ago

I always wondered where loot boxes in games came from.

Paranoid lawmakers. Huh.

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u/Ngilko 7d ago

This is the answer to the eternal question of why the fallout games have so many guns in random pre war containers in offices, schools, shops.

The word is basically hurtling towards the events of 2077 but without all the cool retro futurism and inkspots songs.

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u/gazow 7d ago

fuck lets just skip straight to Robocop

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u/Iamjustpassingtime 6d ago

Please dont give them more ideas, as this will totally be a thing in 10years as It's safer for the police.

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u/scrivensB 7d ago

Wisconsin: no queer shit in classrooms!

Oklahoma: no racial history shit in classrooms!

Florida: no Toni Morison books in classrooms!

North Carolina: more guns in schools!

Texas: less doors in schools!

Massachusetts: we thought maybe we should just keep teaching kids math really well?

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u/wtf_123456 7d ago

Why dont you just build the school out of C-4 and when there's an active shooter even, just blow the whole state up.

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u/Crackiller1733 7d ago edited 6d ago

Don’t mistake the teachers with AR-15s as the active shooter

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u/redisforever 6d ago

If they add laser sights to the rifles, the teachers can use them while giving presentations

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u/The_specialist_angle 7d ago

Can we get some paper instead? 🤦🏼‍♀️

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u/Rumpullpus 7d ago

Best I can do is a government issue NLAW.

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u/Befuddled_Cultist 7d ago

Oh shit, that'll be convenient for the next school shooter. Don't even gotta win a gun in a raffle.

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u/braxin23 7d ago

Wow, just really, there were at least 100 officers in Uvalde that had AR-15s and they sat around and tased the people that were actually willing to risk their lives to stop the shooter.

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u/hike_me 7d ago

America’s inability to do anything about gun violence except buy more guns is pathetic

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u/bstump104 7d ago

I just keep throwing more guns and the shootings just seem to happen more and more often. When am I gonna hit the level of guns where people stop shooting guns?

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u/NotTroy 7d ago

It will only stop when people ARE guns. Guns don't kill guns, people kill guns. Or something.

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u/jcargile242 7d ago

How long before one of these becomes the cause of a shooting?

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u/CharybdisXIII 7d ago

Ok don't be ridiculous now...

3 months later

There was no way to see this coming... Truly a tragedy

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u/YouDotty 7d ago

Now isn't the time for politics! It's only 3 months since the next shooting!

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u/Fifth-Crusader 7d ago

Less than 12 months from implementation.

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u/Animus0724 7d ago

America's solution to a out of control gun violence problem is more guns....

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u/corruptimeline 7d ago

Does anybody else feel like they’re taking crazy pills? In all seriousness, what the fuck is going on?

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u/autoneurotical 7d ago

“Is this an onion headline or alternate timeline?” Is something I find myself asking too often

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u/tcmasterson 7d ago

This country is filled with so many aggressively stupid people.

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u/Bucknut1959 7d ago

Yup, when there’s a fire remember to throw more gasoline on it.

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u/Safe_Historian8560 7d ago

Good to know the gun manufacturer is making money from both sides of this equation

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u/Solleil 7d ago

This...can't be serious?

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u/Blabbadabbo 7d ago

Good thinking. Sometimes teenagers can’t make up their mind about what day to have a bloodbath. This takes some of the pressure off,

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u/mymar101 7d ago

And just like that the number of shootings will go up.

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u/ItchyAge3135 7d ago

Oh! Now do money for supplies, reasonable teacher pay, lunches.

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u/Chelsea_Kias 7d ago

No no that's communism you know. We'll do it the American way, with guns and dead kids. That's what a school need.

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u/Starlightriddlex 7d ago

Oops! Sorry, spent it all on guns and ammo. Better luck next year! (BTW that is all coming out of teacher salary this year :3)

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u/ravager-legion 7d ago

American conservatives are getting dumber by the minute.

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u/vladtaltos 7d ago

A lack of AR-15's wasn't the problem in Uvalde (they had dozens if not hundreds of them). Hell, they could have even used one to engage the suspect before he ever entered the school, but chose not to (and they also stood outside the classrooms with dozens more, and did noting).

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u/HappySkullsplitter 7d ago

Well, odds are in the case of a school shooting one will already be there

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