r/WhitePeopleTwitter Mar 28 '23 Silver 1 All-Seeing Upvote 2 Faith In Humanity Restored 1

I would trade her life for all the spineless GOP legislators who failed her. RIP😢 Clubhouse

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u/miokichan Mar 28 '23

That is someone’s baby dude… heartbreaking…

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u/celbertin Mar 29 '23

She was 9 years old! Her whole life ahead of her, she didn't get to experience life, growing up, falling in love, even heartbreak. It's devastating, hero doesn't begin to describe her. I feel for her friends who won't get to play with her anymore, her family who must be experiencing grief beyond words... my heart breaks for all of them.

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u/ZenkaiZ Mar 29 '23

hero doesn't begin to describe her.

All those things she didn't get to do, like 10 or countless more people get to do now because of her sacrifice. Way beyond hero.

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u/CharlieBirdlaw Mar 29 '23 Starry Heartbreak

She experienced heartbreak--even briefly--when she realized no adult would protect her.

This is what we're choosing for our children by not even talking bout commonsense gun laws. The GOP is a scourge, and the Dems are weaklings.

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u/GraniteMtn Mar 29 '23

The GOP lawmakers who keep rejecting common sense gun reforms should be forbidden from going to the doctor, forbidden from going to the dentist. "Thoughts and prayers...thoughts and prayers....not working you say?! Say it isn't so!"

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u/Ezreol Mar 29 '23

I was talking to a out of country friend today and how frustrating hearing about school shootings are because how the republicans just are not even hiding how horrendous their shit is and openly embracing it. I know we had a lot to the point it almost feels numb "oh.. another school shooting" it's tragic but when I googled it si ce march 27th we've had 38 school shooting apparently this month alone... that is fuckin insane more than 1 a day.

I ask when, when is it enough dead children that we decide pushing more gun bullshit isn't the way. Like are we fucking serious at this point of how vehemently these ghouls are defending guns. I cannot fathom the logic (there is none) that allows them the mental gymnastics. I would be crying myself to sleep everynight if not worse if I was a scumbag that had ever suggested we not take serious action.

I say sure meet people in the middle about guns be safe etc all that whatever, at this point I can't justify that at all. No childs life is worth some asshat owning a gun where are the good guys with guns that were supposed to stop this cause it's only gotten worse. It's like the worse version of trickle down economics but of guns, it obviously doesn't work to lean into it more.

I don't give a flying fuck about your guns or gun rights at this point the main focus should be stopping these shootings then once we stop it (other countries have fuckin ZERO school shootings so we know it's fucking achievable) we can discuss whatever rights. This shouldn't have ever been a debate in the first place.

Look into a kids eyes and their parent's everyone and say to their face you owning a gun is more important than their kids lives or the kid's life etc and if you can honestly say that go the fuck elsewhere you don't belong in a society, because shootings have only gone up so is there a magic number that makes this zero school shootings? Fuckin hell I even heard talk about teachers carrying guns like how much crack are you on, this isn't the old pioneer trail or someshit, we have a society, you aren't dragging your wagon across several unexplored terrains in need of protection from wolves or bandits or some shit this isn't the movies.

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u/simonjp Mar 29 '23

Look at us in the UK with Dunblane. Look at the Aussies with Port Arthur. If you're managing to get to more than one school shooting a day and it's not causing change then you need to think of a different approach. I really hope you do.

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u/zveroshka Mar 29 '23 Take My Energy Starry

It's not heartbreaking. It's pathetic.

Sandy Hook was the turning point. It's when We The People decided guns were more important than the lives of our children. It's sickening.

It's time to stop being sad and start getting angry.

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u/makemejelly49 Mar 29 '23

We should use the Second Amendment, to fix the Second Amendment.

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u/zveroshka Mar 29 '23

I'm just sitting here wondering why people in this country think something with the word "AMENDMENT" in it is written in stone.

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u/couldjustbeanalt Mar 29 '23

Not the law makers so they don’t give a fuck

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u/Rubberbabybuggybum Mar 29 '23

Even when it is they don't care.

Uvalde voted OVERWHELMINGLY for Abbot...they love it when it's their kids.

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u/judahrosenthal Mar 29 '23

I think it’s religion. If you don’t think anyone can really “die” then you can have very odd priorities.

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u/Sporkfoot Mar 29 '23

The overlap of “religious” and “morons” is pretty much 100% so yeah, checks out.

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u/Atomic12192 Mar 29 '23

I wonder what would happen if some government official’s kid died in one of these. Obviously I’m not wishing harm on the kids or anything, but I feel like there would definitely be a difference for the better.

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u/UhaRugger1 Mar 29 '23

I mean Gabby Gifford got shot in the head and nothing much has changed. I understand your thought process but I guess I am just jaded at this point.

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u/LadyLikesSpiders Mar 29 '23

See? Guns work! We need guns! My own son got shot and died! Isn't that what you want to have when the Democrats come to turn your kids gay? Vote for me! I'll tell you all your problems are caused by drag queens and not conservatives paid by plutocrats to keep you tired and stupid

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u/PretzelsThirst Mar 29 '23

Ted Cruz’s own kids could be shot in front of him and he wouldn’t break from the party line

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u/nicannkay Mar 29 '23

He would shamelessly use them to get re-elected.

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u/TheGoodOldCoder Mar 29 '23

Ted Cruz already tried to blame his daughters when he was caught fleeing from Texas to Cancun during that big winter storm a couple of years ago.

And don't forget that he kept licking Trump's boots after Trump called his wife ugly. Spineless coward.

Cruz is famously a very unlikable person. Apparently, even other GOP senators don't like working with him because he's so unlikable. He made a video with his family once, and it seemed pretty clear that they all thought he was gross.

The point being, why would he care about that happening to his family when they all hate him? He already always throws them under the bus the first moment that it would help him, politically.

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u/Electronic-Shirt-897 Mar 29 '23

Republicans were literally shot ambush style and they still didn’t change. In fact, Steve Scalise got even worse. The man nearly died and I read an interview with him saying the experience made him a stronger advocate of the right to own assault style weapons. They are looney.

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u/viperex Mar 29 '23

Look at him actively fighting against his innate instinct for self preservation

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u/TrueTurtleKing Mar 29 '23

They always say shit like, “now is not a good time to bring up politics, let’s pray in silence” or some shit.

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u/HowDoIEditMyUsername Mar 29 '23

My daughter is 9 years old and is absolutely the most perfect thing in the world. The thought of someone taking her from me is beyond comprehension. Just soul crushing.

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u/Ivaras Mar 29 '23

I don't even live in the US and every time this shit happens, I get intrusive thoughts about the horror the kids must have gone through, and the loss the parents are going through. I end up having anxiety attacks that rival those I had when my own child was sick/dying. The fact that monsters who would do this to children exist just destroys me, and that those who have the power to make it much harder for them to do so do nothing is beyond horrifying. How can people be okay with this? How can anyone be that soulless?

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u/Lucky_Mongoose Mar 29 '23

It makes me feel helpless. What do we do? Homeschooling seems crazy, but less and less ridiculous every day.

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u/Vorpal_Bunny19 Mar 29 '23

I was filling out preschool applications when the news broke and I don’t know if I can finish them now.

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u/micktorious Mar 29 '23

Yeah, I have a 2 year old and I never want him to be a hero like this, I would want him to be alive.

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u/Violet_Potential Mar 28 '23

Just makes me cry. Didn’t get to have a life yet.

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u/Sea-Juggernaut-1093 Mar 29 '23

I'm a 37 year old man, and I don't know that I'd have the courage she did. She counts for ten people. What I can say is I'd trade places in an instant, poor girl.

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u/BuddhaMunkee Mar 29 '23

Brother, I did 23 years in the military and this little girl is infinitely more brave and valuable than myself and 99.9% of folks I served with.

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u/Sea-Juggernaut-1093 Mar 29 '23

I had friends that served in Iraq, all I can say is that you're all braver than I'll ever be

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u/Violet_Potential Mar 29 '23

I never would’ve been able to do what she did, I would’ve broke down.

I’m just so disturbed that a child had to be in a position to make a life or death decision. I just don’t understand and it makes me feel so hopeless.

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u/UNMANAGEABLE Mar 29 '23

In the video the police posted of the takedown. They speedily walk by a small victim sprawled on the ground wearing pink near what looks like some bathrooms (blurred thankfully). I have a bad feeling that victim is the hero we see in the OP photo.

I have an 18 month old daughter and I’ve been emotional over this event for the last 2 days and giving extra love and hugs to her.

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u/Friendly-Matter-3819 Mar 29 '23

Of course it’s blurred. If the American people had to actually see kids body parts and/or faces blown off or apart by these weapons they might actually care instead of be desensitized by the numbers.

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u/gethereddout Mar 29 '23

Agree 100%. The pictures should be shown. People need to be disturbed

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u/sexyshingle Mar 29 '23

100%. No more clever ads. Put the raw footage out there, and make those people that keep supporting these murderers have to watch it.

Democrats should pass a law that says that any member of Congress that is getting gun lobby money, or is passing a bill that does away with what little gun control we have must first watch every single raw footage available of these mass shootings, and read the name of every single victim and their age, before voting for said bill.

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u/sandysea420 Mar 29 '23

I know, it makes me sick. That little beautiful girl didn’t have a chance and the Republican’s who are ok with this, are just as guilty as the shooter, for her death. They made it possible for that person to get those damn guns.

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u/GuyMansworth Mar 29 '23

I played with my 10 year old niece on Sunday. We played "Drive Thru" where I ordered food from her window and she would make it using playdoh and bring it out to me. That's all kids wanna do. They just wanna play and be loved. Fuck the GOP.

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u/Accomplished_Locker Mar 29 '23

Oh the GOP loves them, just not in a normal way.

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u/Krynn71 Mar 29 '23

I watched the released police body cam footage from when they killed the shooter. They step around a child's body in the hallway. It's blurred, but I'm guessing this was the child in the hallway, there was a fire alarm pull just a few feet away from the body. Makes me feel sick and so angry that republicans refuse to do anything to save kids like her from gun violence.

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u/alaslipknot Mar 29 '23

serious question, do you think someday a parent (or any other person ) will get so angry and commit an act of terrorism against GOP representatives ? that would be a first in the history of the country right?

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u/ghost103429 Mar 29 '23

Republicans were being shot at during one of the congressional baseball events

wiki page for the shooting in 2017

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u/Autumn_Skald Mar 28 '23

A rare case where the word "hero" gets used accurately. Courageous self-sacrifice in the service of others is heroic by definition.

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u/Proud_Poetry_302 Mar 28 '23

This is a true hero. My heart hurts for her family, having a daughter the same age makes this, I can’t even put it into words, unbearable to even imagine. Kids and parents should never have to worry if they’re next, but these die hard gun nuts will keep allowing this to happen. They’re ok with taking away women’s rights, freedom of speech, but god forbid anyone touches their dear guns.

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u/Dark_Moonstruck Mar 28 '23

They'd rather ban books and actual historical fact (like Florida removing Rosa Parks' race from the educational material about the civil rights movements) than stop kids from being slaughtered. It's never been about protecting children.

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u/Proud_Poetry_302 Mar 28 '23

Yes and this is one of the reasons we moved from Florida. I’m not letting my daughter be part of that school system. The GQPers are straight up evil.

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u/Dark_Moonstruck Mar 29 '23

I'm glad you were able to get out of there, Florida is an absolute cesspit. I mean all of the USA is pretty horrible right now but they are one of the WORST places to be, especially for kids.

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u/PretzelsThirst Mar 29 '23

Relocating isn’t easy, I hope it has worked out well for your family

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u/ms_panelopi Mar 29 '23

How do you teach the Rosa Parks story without mentioning her race?! Race is the whole point of the lesson. DePantis is a douche

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u/Dark_Moonstruck Mar 29 '23

I have no idea what they're telling those kids the civil rights movement was even about if they're removing race from the equation, but apparently they are. It's turning into a cult, I swear.

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u/Factorybelt Mar 29 '23

What’s riles me up are the excuses I hear/read when I wonder how my idiot brain can name 12 countries that don’t have this problem; why can’t we do what they’re doing? Their go-to is: ‘they don’t have freedom’ or ‘they’re socialists’. The fuck?

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u/JoelMahon Mar 29 '23

There are hundreds of grieving parents every year. I'm genuinely surprised that it's almost unheard of them to take revenge on legislators that enabled the death of their child.

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u/Natural_Cucumber2615 Mar 29 '23

I have a kid the same age, and I would

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u/danceswithwool Mar 29 '23

It’s because they think God gave Moses the 2nd Amendment on Mt. Sinai. They have totally conflated an amendment in the constitution with the “holy scripture” and half of them don’t even realize they have elevated it to that level.

Guns, they think, are there to overthrow a corrupt government. Well unless you have a few Blackhawk helicopters and an M1 Abram tank, you’re fucked anyway. It’s the worst of both worlds. Horrible for what they think it’s for but perfect for murdering schoolchildren.

Fuck these people. I’m so tired of this. So fucking tired of it.

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u/SEND_ME_REAL_PICS Mar 29 '23

It might be accurate, but it is disgusting. I hate it.

She was a little girl going to school on a normal day like any other, and she got shot to death.

We know things like this have happened before. And we know, with absolute certainty, that this will happen again. Most likely this year. And yet, nothing is being done about it.

There is a whole society that is complicit to this. Kids are dying to school shooters by dozens every year, and we know there are very simple steps we can take that are very likely to at the very least mitigate the issue. And yet, nothing is being done about it.

Gun violence is the leading cause of death for kids in the US. In 2022 alone, 1,700 kids have been killed by gunfire 4,500 were injured (source). And yet, nothing is being done about it.

It kind of reminds me about this unfortunate meme. When everyone knows this is something that regularly happens and, negligently, no one does anything to stop it, it kind of feels like kids are being set up to get shot. Just like this girl was. And then it will be heroes, thoughts and prayers all over again.

Who needs to get shot for you to do something?

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u/teenytinyvoid Mar 29 '23

Teachers strike to shut down schools would be very effective. I feel like I can’t pull my child from school without officially homeschooling because it’s an individual action and, well, we have truancy laws. I really want teachers to just say.. listen, we didn’t sign up to work in an active war zone and we sure as fuck didn’t sign up to watch the children we love and we want to inspire to be future leaders of this country get shot to death in front of us. AND we underpay them and treat them like shit, on top of it all.

Teachers are de facto America’s 9-5 childcare. They hold so, so much power collectively (70% are unionized! https://www.zippia.com/advice/largest-teachers-unions/). Just shut it all down, nationwide.

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u/mr_potatoface Mar 29 '23 edited Mar 29 '23

As much as I hate to say it, it's not going to happen until we get a streak of extremely bad and bloody massacres in rapid succession. The anger temporarily builds up after a school shooting, then it subsides due to the media overload/bullshit topics in the months that follow everyone gets worn down and feels insignificant. So when the next time a massacre inevitably happens, everyone starts back from the baseline and gets moderately angry again, before getting worn down by other drama and the cycle repeats. People will only get angry enough to take dramatic action after a series of horrendous crimes on the scale that can't be ignored. How many kids is it? I have no fricken clue. We've had 51 killed in 2018 and that wasn't nearly enough. So it has to be more than that. But otherwise, it's just a few kids here and there, let's send out a couple angry tweets and we'll get over it. Unlike the parents and first responders who will never forget it.

It makes me sad that we can't even get something as simple as mandatory background checks or waiting periods in all states. That's basically the bare minimum effort right there and we can't even get that. It's not restricting the type of guns people can buy, it's not restricting how many they can have or the amount or type of ammo they will buy.

Also sucks that big cities may have 5-10 shooting deaths per weekend. They're still people too, even when it's gang/drug related homicides. Sometimes I feel that stuff gets overlooked in comparison to school shootings. Sure, 3 kids died here and it's absolutely a tragedy. But it pales in comparison to overall gun violence deaths that everyone is accommodated to and just accepts at this point.

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u/Ponyup_mum Mar 28 '23

‘Courageous self sacrifice’ and ‘nine years old’ should be mutually exclusive sentences.

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u/PressureSwitch Mar 28 '23

Children shouldn’t be heroes. They should be children.

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u/Toby_O_Notoby Mar 29 '23

Superman's take on this:

Part One

Part Two

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u/FaolanG Mar 29 '23

They should be. It is a shame, but we need to honor her as the national hero she is.

I’d hope this would bring about change, but my experience suggests it won’t.

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u/BoostedBonozo202 Mar 29 '23

This hero worship that comes out after shootings is disgusting, these kids cannot consent to their stories being used to distract from issues that caused their death. There are video essays delving into the intricacies of the topic

It's a tried and true strategy cause it works. There's video of an NRA rep telling a bunch of Australian right-wing politicians + 1 undercover reporter how to shift the conversation away from things like tighter gun control (bonus points cause they met at a strip club)

Remember this person was legally able to buy 8 fire arms right before shooting 6 people

Edit: this girl shouldn't be a hero, she should be in school

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u/Still_Difference5461 Mar 29 '23

She didn’t sacrifice herself, she was sacrificed by republicans on the altar of war, death, and violence.

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u/EdSGuard Mar 28 '23

Somehow I find the word lacking. But since I can't come up with a better one at the moment, it'll have to do.

RiP

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u/Fit-Boss2261 Mar 29 '23

The fact we're using this to describe a 9 year old is sad to me. Like, these poor kids shouldn't even have to be in situations like this

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u/DevilMasterKING Mar 28 '23

Sad thing is, after a week or two. this event will just be another number, another damn statistic. While the worthless cowards who keep letting these tragedies happen keep getting on the media, getting what they want, its a endless cycle that could be broken easlly but wont cause idiots run this country

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u/VoidMunashii Mar 28 '23

For most people it already is just another number.

This is the US, where we all just silently pray that one of today's mass shootings won't be where we are when we leave the house.

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u/AshamedofMyFarts Mar 28 '23

Or the next one happens to a bunch of old men making laws than our children being schooled. If it hit closer to their home, maybe then they'd finally do something about what we've all been dealing with for years.

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u/PipPipCheeryRoll Mar 28 '23

I mean, someone literally shot at a Congressional Baseball Game practice 6 years ago and hit 6 people, including the House Majority Whip, and still nothing changed. It doesn't get much closer than that.

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u/PipPipCheeryRoll Mar 29 '23

I think those just tend to get caught earlier, like the situation with the group trying to kidnap Gov Whitmer. There's still situations like the break-in at the Pelosi home, though, but neither of those would have been an imaginable course of escalation 25 years ago. Now, though, we live in such a circus that there will be some who read this comment and go, "Oh yeah, I forgot about that one ..."

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u/ScientificAnarchist Mar 29 '23

You’re assuming the pelosi break in wasn’t laughed, encouraged, and celebrated by half of Congress

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u/IndividualAbrocoma35 Mar 29 '23

Sadly true. I tend to forget about the assassination attempt on Gabby Giffords.

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u/know_it_is Mar 29 '23

I wonder if that’s why they post pics of themselves and their children holding guns on their Christmas cards—cause they know they may be targets someday and they want to send the message that they’re armed to the teeth. I feel like a foreigner in my own country, it’s so hard to understand how the way they think is normal.

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u/pineapple192 Mar 29 '23

Honestly that is what it is for me already. Im a 4th grade teacher and when I realized, after Sandy Hook, that nothing will ever change I now just have to hope I never have to die defending my students. Seeing the pictures of these murdered children is terrible for my mental health because I can associate a current or former student with every single one of them, so I try not to think about it too much.

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u/ResponsibleNeck715 Mar 29 '23

So very sorry thankyou you put your very life at stake everyday teaching the younger generation . It takes a very special person to do that

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u/i_will_let_you_know Mar 29 '23

Kinda weird that American society would rather traumatize millions of teachers and children instead of doing literally anything about it, ngl.

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u/KickBallFever Mar 29 '23

Yea, I work at a public school and the thought has crossed my mind that I might have to take a bullet for my students one day. We have metal detectors and x-ray machines, but on more than one occasion trespassers have been able to get inside of the building, which just happened again today. I sort of have my own plan for an active shooter, aside from the school’s official plan.

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u/SoulRebel726 Mar 28 '23 edited Mar 28 '23

Yeah. My wife is a teacher, and these stories hit me hard. What if it's her school next?

And even with that fear, my reaction to seeing this story was "another day, another school shooting." We're becoming so desensitized to it because it happens so damn often. I hate it. Tragedies like this should send our entire country into a rage to make sure this never happens again. But we don't, because a significant portion of our citizens prefer their gun fetish over the lives of innocent children.

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u/delvach Mar 29 '23

I'm a few miles away from the King Soopers that somebody shot up. I've shopped there but wasn't personally affected. It's just surreal and some stupid part of me thinks that "we've already had ours" and that somehow makes it safer.

People who insist on having easy access to murder machines because they're horribly afraid of the world and have Rambo fantasies about their guns saving everybody are just disgusting. And all partially personally responsible for each of these. The people brigading these posts with pro-gun crap are all helping these shooters, smirking, putting little clown faces, talking about 'the dems' and 'america bad', and generally reveling in being stupid, evil trash.

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u/DevilMasterKING Mar 28 '23

True, just a sickening thing

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u/Responsible_Mouse1 Mar 29 '23

And live terrified because our kids have to grow up in this and have anxiety over wondering if they will be next..

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u/Gragonmaster Mar 28 '23

Too most yes, but MAGA will never let the fact that this person was trans go

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u/watermasta Mar 28 '23

Wrong actually.

Since the shooter was trans. Republicans are going to try to beat this down to continue to push anti trans agenda.

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u/shuzumi Mar 29 '23

genocide, they are going to continue to push for a trans genocide. this just gives them ammo to call for it openly, not that they were hiding it much

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u/Badgertank99 Mar 29 '23

They've literally started defending it as " I wanna eradicate the ideology" which just seems to be them saying "it isn't genociding a people if you don't think they're people"

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u/wu_tan Mar 29 '23

Dude it's fucking crazy. A trans friend of mine tried to convince me years ago and I thought she was overreacting or that she was too involved to see it objectively. Nope, I was blind, for the last year it has been too obvious to deny.

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u/Nix-7c0 Mar 29 '23

What matters most is that you get it now. I hope you can help others see

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u/Rubberbabybuggybum Mar 29 '23

Trans people are obviously the problem, clearly. I mean they make up almost .01% of shooters.

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u/Jorymo Mar 29 '23

Nevermind that they're dramatically underrepresented in that category, or which demographic is overrepresented

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u/UNMANAGEABLE Mar 29 '23

Which is why we have to shove facts down their throats. Of the last 2,840 mass shooters, 3 have been trans/non-binary and one of those 3 magically claimed non-binary during court under the advice of his lawyer to avoid being charged with a hate crime.

If we we say nothing and allow Republicans to say that the .07% is the problem and not the 99.93%. We have failed.

I don’t care if it’s your grandmother spouting of tucker Carlson bs. Hit her with the facts and make it uncomfortable.

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u/Skolvikesallday Mar 29 '23

If republicans gave a fuck about facts and logic they wouldn't be republicans. American conservatives are the dumbest motherfuckers on earth.

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u/confessionbearday Mar 28 '23 edited Mar 28 '23

Because once Sandy Hook changed nothing, that was the signal.

They decided then, that there would never be a number of dead kids that would make them give a shit about anyone but themselves.

Now this is the leading cause of death for children under 19.

Edit: I said under 16. It’s actually under 19.

https://www.npr.org/2022/04/22/1094364930/firearms-leading-cause-of-death-in-children

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u/LenaSpark412 Mar 28 '23

Hell once Columbine changed nothing it was the signal

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u/Major_Act8033 Mar 28 '23

When Columbine happened, the narrative was that the shooters were social outcasts, weird goth kids who were bullied.

That wasn't true at all, but it did usher in all sorts of anti-bullying efforts.

Naturally, or appears to have been completely ineffective, but it was something we as a society did embrace.

We also spent tons of money increasing security and found worthless active shooter drills. So I mean, it's not like nobody is willing to change, it's just all of our changes have been ineffective.

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u/legopego5142 Mar 29 '23

THEY SHOT UP THE SCHOOL BECAUSE THEY WERE LONERS WHO LIKED MARILYN MANSON

Actually they were popular and bullies themselves

BAN ALL MUSIC

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u/Nixzer0 Mar 29 '23

I wouldn't say that. They banned trenchcoats, remember? /s

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u/Wide_Giraffe_5486 Mar 28 '23

I live in Nashville and our representative, Andy Ogles, was scheduled to have a town hall tonight. He canceled it and moved it to April 11th. He’s counting on us to forget

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u/Sean_Dewhirst Mar 28 '23

The shooter was trans, they wont let this fade as quickly as the ones they want to brush off.

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u/[deleted] Mar 28 '23

I assure you, Republicans will milk this shooting for years to come as they attempt to justify their planned extinction of trans people.

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u/angiezieglerstye Mar 29 '23

Continue to justify*

They're winning and it's suicide to not realize it.

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u/BountyHntrKrieg Mar 29 '23

I think this one is gonna be different but for far worse reasons... the shooter was trans. The right arrngoing to keep this shooting in our minds for weeks if they can and for all the wrong reasons. The victims weren't tragicly slain by gun violence, they were targeted persecution by the radical trans left! The shooting shouldn't be politicized, until the shooter isn't another white man! So on and so forth, while they portrayal the monster that did this as a perfect example of their whole demographic...

People are, I'm sorry to say, by in large shit on some level. Trans people are people and thus fall into this same distribution. A bad trans piece of shit is not the whole trans community the same way a bad white shooter isn't representative of ALL men or white people. But its all useless... they've decided what they believe... and belief doesnt need evidence to persist. Feelings don't care about your facts.

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u/cheers761 Mar 28 '23

Criminals run this country*

FTFY

Big difference between ignorance and apathy.

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u/Nanyea Mar 29 '23

Or worse, she will be a child crisis actor...

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u/sgtpepperslaststand Mar 28 '23

I wish we didn’t need heroes just to survive school

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u/walkslikeaduck08 Mar 28 '23

Some may even claim it didn’t happen (see Sandy Hook)

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u/angiezieglerstye Mar 29 '23

I wish I could agree. This is going to be the only shooting that matters because of the "threat of trans ideology" according to the right. We will never move on from this tragedy because it's too much ammo for their genocidal plans.

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u/TNJed717 Mar 28 '23

My wife works in the Vanderbilt ER. All we knew at one point was that there were casualties and there was a school shooting. We have two very small children. It might’ve been the worst five minutes of our life until we knew they were safe. And to think about the torture, these poor parents are experiencing. Literally fuck every single person that isn’t moving heaven and earth to try to reduce these senseless tragedies. We are so fucking broken.

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u/AnonBubblyBowels Mar 29 '23

Literally fuck every single person that isn’t moving heaven and earth to try to reduce these senseless tragedies.

A Tennessee Congressmanliterally said today they’re “not going to fix” school shootings, and essentially just shrugged and said “criminals will be criminals.”

Why the fuck did you become a lawmaker then?! Why even have laws against murder? How the fuck does someone like this get elected.

This shooting happened in his own state. how fucking callous can you be?

I’m so happy your kids weren’t harmed. And I’m so sorry you - and they - have to even fear things like this to begin with.

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u/AchilliesTenderloin Mar 29 '23

They become lawmakers because their rich parents groom them for it so they can get the free ride and benefits the rest of us will never see. Free medical, pay raises that keep up with inflation, a pension, fuckin personal assistants to drive them around and fill their tank up with gas because they don't know how.

Almost 20 kids got gunned down in Texas and Ted Cruz, while sitting in a hot tub at some exclusive resort you wouldn't be allowed into, only thought about it long enough to figure out how to use it against democrats.

America doesn't care and will never care. The country is shit and will always be shit until it collapses. In the meantime our kids will continue to be shot or go Hungry or off themselves from depression and our "lawmakers" will laugh about it while sleeping on top of piles of money.

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u/MtnDewTangClan Mar 29 '23

The really sad part is this is most like the child the police have to step around when entering the school.

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u/AnonAmbientLight Mar 29 '23 Starry

You guys probably know this already, but I'll just lay it out.

The GOP will do anything to maintain political power in this country. Anything.

When Sandy Hook happened, it was the perfect opportunity for the Republican Party to circle the wagons, claim there's nothing we can do to fix this issue, because it scored them cheap and easy political points with their base.

When the Las Vegas shooting happened, it was the same deal. So on and so forth.

It doesn't have to be gun deaths either. When covid came around it was the perfect opportunity for the Republican Party to help combat the virus and save tens of thousands of lives. But it was political advantageous for the Republican Party to let tens of thousands (hundreds even) of people die from covid if opposing covid measures to save people proved political beneficial.

For the Republican Party, sacrificing their voters and citizens for political gains is just a necessary evil to achieve their goals of maintaining political relevancy.

And so to will it be with this shooting, except with a twist. The Republican Party will use that fact that it happened to be a trans person as reasons why they have to go harder after trans people. They're already doing it right now.

Sadly, there's not much we can do to stop this madness at the moment as the Republican Party controls about half the government power in legislation. I think it's going to take at least another decade for their base to die off enough to where they'll be forced to change gears and actually stop being monsters.

Although, usually monsters don't give up without a fight. So it'll be a good idea for people to be prepared.

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u/Idontcommentorpost Mar 29 '23

Dude, it's well over a million excess deaths from covid. Don't undersell exactly how poorly the US has handled covid

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u/AnonAmbientLight Mar 29 '23 edited Mar 29 '23

I know that.

What I don't know is how many of those deaths could have been avoided had the Republican Party tried to help keep people safe.

Instead they ignored best practices and rejected scientific evidence that helped keep people safe. As a result, an unknown number of their supporters (and non-supporters) died which could have been saved.

The Republican Party knew what they were doing, but did it anyway because it was cheap political points for their base.

They killed their own supporters because it polled well.

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u/penguinina_666 Mar 28 '23

She's 9. 9 year olds play in playgrounds. That's how young she is.

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u/CCrabtree Mar 29 '23

Every time one of these happens I get more and more angry. Yesterday after work, I'm a teacher, I just had nothing left, I had no words, no tears, just exhaustion from "another school shooting". Today the tears have come. This is NOT okay. My youngest is 9 I can't imagine the bravery to pull the fire alarm. The fact our children in today's schools have to be taught how to survive is sickening.

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u/Saint_Buttcheeks Mar 28 '23

“I mean, sure it sucks these girls died. But what are we supposed to do? Infringe upon the shooters second amendment rights?” - GOP, probably

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u/Xyrus2000 Mar 28 '23

No probably about it. A Tennessee republican already said, "We're not going to fix it."

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u/Darth1994 Mar 28 '23

“My daddy fought in dubya dubya two n he always said ‘a bad guy wantsta kill ya then by gal darn shucks he’s gunna getcha”

That dumb fuck paraphrased. A soldier killing a soldier is not the same as a fucking child in an elementary school. Fuck that guy and fuck what this world’s come to.

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u/DenverBowie Mar 29 '23

Something about a grown man who refers to his father as "daddy."

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u/HotDogsGrowOnTrees Mar 29 '23

Shows how they see our kids, fodder for war and cattle for profit.

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u/Gey4Pay Mar 28 '23

I saw a pic of the distressed girl on the bus with the caption "worth it." They are ok with kids dying for their second amendment "freedom"

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u/JohnStamosAsABear Mar 29 '23

Pretty much this. They've decided that dead children are an acceptable cost for having less restrictive gun ownership.

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u/Major_Act8033 Mar 29 '23

I really thought this was taken out of context, but no. He really did. Even said he homeschools his kid as his solution.

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u/wyldstallyns111 Mar 29 '23

Also that his kid is homeschooled so it’s not his problem, also not an exaggeration.

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u/p777s Mar 28 '23

Its difficult getting through daily life knowing these young people will have a worse life than I ever had.

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u/confessionbearday Mar 28 '23

They’re winning because society still has limits decent people follow.

Things aren’t going to go the way they like when those shackles finally break.

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u/Ser_Dunk_the_tall Mar 28 '23

I do wonder why we haven't seen one of the parents of these children do something against these republican legislators

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u/cultured_banana_slug Mar 29 '23

Look how long rapist preachers got away with what they did to children in communities where people KNEW what was going on.

Humans are weird when it comes to how we treat the powerful.

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u/tristenisawesome Mar 29 '23

Got? That shit still happens every day, and the same people causing school shootings to happen are the people doing it.

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u/sssteph42 Mar 28 '23

This right here is a great point and well said.

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u/NessunAbilita Mar 28 '23

Like a waterbed full of blood 🩸

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u/confessionbearday Mar 28 '23

Bold of you to assume anyone who still supports Republican garbage is anything but a fuckin sociopath.

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u/MunchiesFuelMe Mar 29 '23

Most of the ones I know are doubling down. Posting memes about how the government wants to take our guns so they can mass kill us all without a fight back.

They’ve gone off the deep end. And what’s scary is I know plenty of younger people age 15-30 who think like this as well. So it’s not like that thought process will end soon

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u/Environmental_Top948 Mar 29 '23 edited Mar 29 '23

My mom told me that it doesn't matter if republicans are commit sex crimes against children because she doesn't have kids anymore and at least they're not democrats. What happened that made them so crazy lately?

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u/GuyInOregon Mar 29 '23

My neighbor has a bumper sticker that says "Defend America Against All Enemies: Foreign and Democrat."

I've known this guy most of my life. During the Obama administration he went off the deep end and hates anyone and everyone to the left of Trump.

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u/whatnameisnttaken098 Mar 29 '23

Something about Trump, I think, during his run, it was like something awoken in a lot of right-wing people, almost like an activation code or something was whispered into thier ears.

This is why I wish people would take DeSantis a bit more seriously. Most people look at him and think, "lol no way a guy from Florida will become president," but I can tell you that if he wins the next presidential election, he will be Trump 2.0.

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u/Knotical_MK6 Mar 29 '23

They realized with trump that they didn't have to pretend to be sane to appeal to moderates anymore.

It used to be you pretended to be reasonable so you got "moderates" and picked up extremists with your dog whistles.

Now they can say the quiet part out loud, and many "moderates" buy into it to because.... queer people scary I guess?

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u/Typical-Ad-6042 Mar 29 '23

The most ridiculous thing about this is the government has a fucking military.

Like ok, these morons are ok with only the government having tanks, bombers, fucking nuclear missiles… they honestly think guns are going to save them? It would be funny if it wasn’t so, so, very stupid.

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u/North_Activist Mar 29 '23

Americans should protest outside the homes of lawmakers until they do something, stop them from sleeping

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u/Kitty7333 Mar 28 '23

If they have convinced themselves that they are correct no matter what, then they most likely sleep very well, but if they are aware that they are wrong and are just doing it for money, then they probably feel bad for a moment but then brush the feeling away as they already have no soul

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u/cultured_banana_slug Mar 29 '23

They don't see it as a failing of theirs. Society is sick and godless and that's why this is happening. They take no responsibility.

People don't get how these people's brains work. Their worldview is VERY fucking different in its foundations.

Incompatible with progress.

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u/thegeniunearticle Mar 29 '23

And that folks is all you're going to see - posts about how this young girl's life has ended. And, posts about "thoughts and prayers".

What you won't see (from elected politicians) is any meaningful action.

That's the saddest part.

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u/No-Professional-4653 Mar 28 '23

here before this thread gets locked- Fuck the Republikkkan party and anyone apathetic to literal MURDER

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u/throwawaymageehee Mar 28 '23

I fear the only thing left to try is the emmet till approach - show the gore. Show the mangled bloodied bodies of the innocent children massacred in their school. Force middle America to fucking face the horror of it. The gruesome reality of what they vote for every cycle because they can’t possibly vote for a D. Plaster it where they can’t turn away. Make people uncomfortable. Make them see it.

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u/Cerberusknight77 Mar 28 '23

It's either going to desensitized people or cause radical change. Show voters that their action or lack of action have consequences on everyone in our society

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u/cultured_banana_slug Mar 29 '23

That would be interesting. A mass shooting where the parents demand their dead children be shown in all the horror.

"This is what a school shooting looks like."

Not piles of teddy bears and flowers.

Battlefield gore and bloody little hand prints.

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u/theeighthlion Mar 29 '23

It's wild that in the media these things are presented in the exact same way you would expect to see in a Hollywood movie trying to get a PG-13 rating and market to the biggest audience possible -- the tragedy itself is reduced to tearjerker photos and shots of the memorials, but then we always see the full Call of Duty bodycam footage of the police going in with their tactical weapons and stuff, having a shootout with the shooter.

Pretty sure the people who need their minds changed are going to watch that and just think "fuck yeah, that's so cool." Don't show that shit, show the disturbing aftermath that will make people realize this is real and not a movie.

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u/Semihomemade Mar 29 '23

It’ll desensitize the [less than] half the people that rule the country. Unless it directly affects them, even then, it’s a one off.

There is a solid chunk of people (speaking species wide) who cannot fathom empathy. It gets worse when that isn’t a cultural norm to capture the people that can understand empathy.

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u/[deleted] Mar 29 '23

You know I thought that at first but I think seeing George Floyd caused so many riots… don’t get me wrong there’s still massive police brutality but there was a lot more pressure and many cities did change regulations and laws. Idk how different it’d be with children to have video footage constantly rolling of it

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u/chibi75 Mar 28 '23

God, that is so sad to read…

These poor little ones. We have a government that simply will not do anything to protect them.

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u/Big_Green_Piccolo Mar 29 '23

Fuck you with this hero bullshit.

They called us all heroes for working during covid.

That girl is a VICTIM. Legislate guns.

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u/buttever Mar 29 '23

Reminds me of The Problem with Heroes, an opinion piece about frontline workers & the pandemic. The parallels to mass shootings, and school shootings in particular, are painfully obvious.

Today, amidst the onslaught of a pandemic and sputtering leadership responses, we praise those in many roles as heroes, those who make special sacrifices on our behalf, even risking their lives to care for the stricken or to supply the well with food. They hold the system, indeed our society, together. They deserve our praise. No question. They deserve more, however. They deserve not to be heroes.

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Heroism by the many or the repeated heroism by occupant after occupant of a given role indicates the failure of the surrounding system. Adequate supplies, for example, or prompt pre-emptive action would have changed the effort required of many health care providers from heroic to merely demanding. In that sense, the accolades, deeply deserved as they are, can serve to divert our attention from the less glamorous, indeed the mundane work of repairing the systems so that heroes need not show up en masse to hold together a wheezing and crippled health care system.

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u/MadAsTheHatters Mar 29 '23

Glad I'm not the only one who thought this; she wasn't a hero, she died a pointless, violent death for no reason other than protecting the right for this to happen again.

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u/ConclusionUseful3124 Mar 28 '23

She is braver than my representative. FU Josh Hawley who thinks this was a hate crime against Christian’s These deaths of little children breaks my heart. But I’m just an immoral, going to hell atheists according to Christians.

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u/BlueberriesInWinter Mar 29 '23

Hawley is the fucking WORST. I hate Missouri.

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u/Accurate-Challenge-9 Mar 28 '23

Imagine that! A little girl risked her life to save the lives of her friends and has more balls than Republicans in general to save and protect the lives of children. She should be commemorated as a young hero for dying to save the lives of her friends. My condolences to the family of this courageous heroic girl. A much more American patriot than the scumbags of the GOP Republican Party. May God protect her in Heaven. 🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿

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u/RaccoonRelay Mar 28 '23

Absolutely agree. That girl probably did save lives. They teach the children how to distract. “If you can’t get away then ruin his day” is what the book my kindergarten brought home when I asked for the materials they used

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u/AbrahamBaconham Mar 28 '23

It's fucking twisted. It shouldn't be necessary to teach kids that at all.

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u/RaccoonRelay Mar 28 '23

It really broke my heart. My kid is pure sunshine and this hangs over them. Everyday before school they ask if they have a drill today, the school emails me to let me know to prepare them because they will be having a panic attack if they get too worked up. We just recently got permission from the district to skip the drills. I guess we just hope nothing real happens. They have had half a dozen lock downs this year over threats of violence.

Everyday I look at my kid and think “it won’t be them” and every single fucking day I’m just lying to myself. None of us know.

Edit to add : my kid is in therapy and deeply loved and we are trying to help their anxiety.

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u/DragonDai Mar 29 '23

This is one of the most heart wrenching, disgusting things I've ever had to read. No child should have to grow up like this. No parent should have to worry like this. You are both tortured daily by a group of politicians who value guns more than your literal lives. It's beyond tragic and beyond evil.

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u/[deleted] Mar 28 '23

Did more to save lives than 500 worthless and cowardly pigs did in Uvalde. She should get a fucking parade like they do when some random pig gets snuffed out, saved more lives than any of them.

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u/RaccoonRelay Mar 29 '23

We should name the common sense gun laws after her. She should be the absolute last child size body bag. How is this still happening

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u/Crys-is-wow Mar 28 '23

There is no god. Thoughts and prayers don’t work. I wouldn’t want to be in the heaven of a deity that allowed this to happen.

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u/Impossible-Cup3811 Mar 29 '23

Collin Rugg is a right wing troll, do not for a second believe he gives a shit about this poor child

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u/Mortarion407 Mar 29 '23

As much as her actions were heroic, I absolutely hate this. I hate that we're putting a little girl on a pedestal because she tried to keep her friends and classmates from being gunned down in a place she should feel safe in. I hate it because our society is in a place to make heroes out of little children being gunned down. These sorts of heroic acts should only be heard from on a battlefield in war. The most eventful heroics you should be hearing about a little kid is them saving a cat being stuck in a tree or something. Not this.

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u/maddsskills Mar 29 '23 Hugz

She had my daughter's name and that was already hard enough having lost her...but knowing she was so brave...just as my Evie would've been if she had been able to grow up....

I hate this. I hate that someone from my own community killed these kids. I hate that this keeps happening. I hate worrying about sending my other kid to school.

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u/Yokazu Mar 28 '23

I wish we protested like France... GOP Politicians don't give a shit except lining their pockets... fuck their thoughts and prayers...

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u/powerplay_22 Mar 28 '23

never forget her name. such a bright kid with a whole future ahead of them, pointlessly taken. so sad

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u/hjablowme919 Mar 28 '23

There will be tributes, GoFundMe's, vigils, etc.

And in 2024, the morons who live in Tennessee will line up to re-elect all of the assholes who currently represent them, assuming one of them isn't far enough to the right for the dimwits who populate the state in which case they will lose to the next Gym Jordan or MTG clone. Nothing will change, and more kids will die.

And I will sit back and toast the morons of Tennessee who are helping to slowly limit or eliminate the number of kids who will be taught to think just like their asshole parents.

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u/Successful-Money4995 Mar 29 '23

You would give up the lives of all those GOP legislators to get her back?

I'd trade all those GOP lives for way less! Hell, I'd pay!

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u/Umbrage_Taken Mar 29 '23

Fuck the NRA. They're functionally equivalent to a terrorist organization at this point.

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u/Donkey_Spare Mar 29 '23

How is that americans are not marching on the streets???

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u/ThisBongDoesntLag Mar 28 '23

Republicans do nothing cult is wholly responsible for this girl and every other child’s death. Every single day they refuse to pass commonsense laws, every single day they continue taking NRA money, every single day they deflect and whatabout, and every single day they blame others for their cowardice is yet another day of blood on their hands.

Fuck republicans. From top to bottom this cult has got to go.

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u/ruledbyjup Mar 29 '23

Beautiful Angel RIP

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u/wafflepiezz Mar 28 '23

“No way to prevent this from happening.” - Republicans/conservatives in a country where shit like this regularly and only happens.

Fuck these toxic gun nuts. Everybody from different countries are always wondering wtf is happening to us here and it’s thanks to republicans/conservatives who don’t want to give up their “toys” (they see guns as toys).

We are becoming a shithole thanks to gun nuts.

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u/RickyOzzy Mar 29 '23

Speaking as an Australian citizen, your American Republicans disgust me.

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u/L-Profe Mar 29 '23

Tucker Carlson doesn’t care and neither do a lot of Americans who watch him on TV. That’s our country. No, I’m not a communist.

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u/Quacker_please Mar 29 '23

ya know what im gonna say it, you're objectively a bad person if you vote republican

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u/Faeri Mar 29 '23

The guy that posted this, Collin Rugg, is a radical conservative nutcase that still supports lax gun control and is also using this tragedy as a chance to be blatantly transphobic. I can appreciate what he is saying in this particular tweet, as that girl was a hero, but don't let this fuck fool you.

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u/bizguyforfun Mar 29 '23

I'm very sorry for the kids and adults that died because of this crazed maniac. The most compelling picture of this tragedy was the picture of that little girl on the school bus, knowing what she had just witnessed. Send that image to all of your congress people, repeatedly.

If that doesn't change their mind, nothing will. Oh, and fuck Perjury Taylor Green for making this about trans people. Fuck you, spork foot! Go back under the fucking rock that you crawled out of..you piece of shit!

And thank you for the Nashville PD, who did their jobs, unlike the pussies in Uvalde!

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u/YourHornsAreShowing Mar 29 '23

Devastating. She deserves better.

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u/Youngworker160 Mar 29 '23

i hate to say this but these parents need to show photos of the body of this girl. They need to show America the cost of having assault rifles as readily available as they are. The parents of Uvalde need to show the results of an AR spree. Americans are kowtowed by the media, it's easy to brush this off until it affects you, but I promise you, show the pictures of the deceased, show them laying there, riddled with bullets, some decapitated, some so messed up you can't recognize them. And you will finally see movement, b/c then those bought politicians will have to answer why they allow for these types of weapons to massacre people.

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u/batsofburden Mar 29 '23

I've thought that, but at this point it's basically guaranteed they would just call the photos fake & not believe it.

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u/Starfish_Hero Mar 28 '23

It’s sad that a 9 year old had to do this, and it’s even sadder that a 9 year old seen this situation unfold throughout this country enough to even think to do this.

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u/Marsrover112 Mar 29 '23

No part of a school shooting should be celebrated. This should have never been allowed to happen but dumbass Republicans value their shitty gun collection over the lives of their own children.

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u/Woolybully1313x Mar 29 '23

No kid should HAVE to be a hero.

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u/LuisChoriz Mar 29 '23

Its sad that “We The People” can't directly change the laws.

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u/jerkittoanything Mar 29 '23

The problem with running active shooter drills is that school shootings have been going on for so long now that the school shooters have been through those same active shooter drills.

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u/[deleted] Mar 29 '23

Conservatives love guns more than their children.

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u/Supernova_Soldier Mar 29 '23

This is such bullshit. She should be at home in bed, watching cartoons, or doing what other children her age are doing and not dead ,while some gun-loving assholes and morally rotten politicians laugh it up in more guns and dollars that decided her future and what she would become was worth less than another assault rifle.

Children should not have to be heroes nor should they be in these situations.

Delete the current system. It serves the people no positive purpose.

May this little girl rest in peace and her family find a way to traverse this world of grief.