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NM shooting victims are chaplain, wife, 3 kids

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  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Jan. 21, 2013 5:52 p.m.

    If we are going to talk about blame...

    let's talk about the people who fight for the guns to be shot at the good guys.

  • not here COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
    Jan. 21, 2013 5:17 p.m.

    The NRA states that a armed good guy will take out a bad guy.If thats the case then maybe the al the family should of had a gun. That way one could have at least got a shot off. Now lets hear what the NRA has to say about his and the shootings at all the gun shows over the weekend. That is going to be interesting. But as we all know they will never say a word.

  • Irony Guy Bountiful, Utah
    Jan. 21, 2013 12:30 p.m.

    NRA will now come out in favor of an armed guard in every home.

  • Howard Beal Provo, UT
    Jan. 21, 2013 12:17 p.m.

    teleste:

    I'm not sure that is what old man is saying but I will say this. I don't want to take away gun rights but if you had children, especially in the teenage years, I would as recommended, keep them locked up or not have them at all. Something like what happened here is a lot more common than a school shooting.

  • one old man Ogden, UT
    Jan. 21, 2013 12:13 p.m.

    teleste, no, I'm not advocating that.

    Just some common sense requirements to make us all a bit safer.

  • teleste Austin, TX
    Jan. 21, 2013 11:52 a.m.

    @Pagan

    No gun goes "Bang" on its own. Someone pulls the trigger. That's why people are prosecuted for crimes, not inanimate objects like guns. Do you believe in solving the problem or do you believe in just throwing blame?

    @one old man

    Is your idea to prevent this kind of thing to just take away all the guns? Do you believe in punishing law abiding citizens for the crimes of others?

    You two are about taking away Second Amendment rights and controlling others...neither one of you even addresses the real problem.

  • one old man Ogden, UT
    Jan. 21, 2013 11:45 a.m.

    15 year old kids are very impulsive. We don't know whether or not he had previous mental problems.

    But the apparently easy availability of those guns enabled him to act on an impulse.

    If you have teenagers in your home, maybe you'd better be careful how you store your guns. They don't always stop to think before they act.

    Is it really me who is denying what the real problem is?

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Jan. 21, 2013 11:35 a.m.

    Guns keep us safe.

    Bang.

    Guns keep us safe.

    Bang.

    Guns keep us...

  • Sneaky Jimmy Bay Area, CA
    Jan. 21, 2013 11:31 a.m.

    @one old man. No one thinks their child is capable of this. The child should have been institutionalized. Once again you are denying what the real problem is. The child didn't murder his family because there were guns in the home. Why would a 15 year old boy think it's acceptable to murder his family?

  • one old man Ogden, UT
    Jan. 21, 2013 11:04 a.m.

    But remember, the NRA says we can't and mustn't do anything to prevent this kind of thing other than find a way to identify folks like this kid and stop them before they do it.