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Some survivors of bar shooting also lived through Vegas massacre

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By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and AMANDA LEE MYERS

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Wow, the American gun stupidity has got to the point where they are so common that some people aren't just experiencing them once in their life, but now multiple times.

This will only increase. Americans are thirsty for bullets in their faces.

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So the country is already effectively a war zone.

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So the country is already effectively a war zone.

Yep, thanks to conservatives, Trump, and his supporters.

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And Americans are worried about immigrants.

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But nothing will change. Im surprised there hasn't been a crazy person trying to shoot the people at the top of the gun industry like the leaders of the nra. Fighting fire with fire.

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Land of the Free.

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"Kelly said he threw two of his friends to the floor and covered them with his body. Then he got a look at the shooter and the terror unfolding and decided they needed to escape.

Kelly said he dragged one woman out a back emergency exit and then, using his belt, T-shirt and Marine training, applied a tourniquet to his friend's bleeding arm."

This Marine is a hero.

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So glad I do not live in that country. And so sorry for those that do and have to deal with that madness.

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That's OK, rainyday, we don't need you. Question: If the U.S. is sooooo bad, why do all these migrants want to come here?

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Serrano - because US- manufactured arms flood their countries.

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If the U.S. is sooooo bad, why do all these migrants want to come here?

For the same reason you don’t want to go there.

But you don’t see first worlders flocking to the US. People with money go to first world nations.

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It was the REPUBLICANS who voted to allow people with pre-existing mental illness to buy firearms, yet deny them health insurance to treat their pre-existing mental illness. Every election cycle, we continue to enable THEM to enable these shooters, over and over again. Wake up America!

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This Marine is a hero.

All Marines are heroes. That Marine, unfortunately, was forced into the spotlight because of someone with too easy access to a firearm. True Marines do not seek validation from the media, populace, or anonymous internet posters. Have a modicum of respect.

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That's OK, rainyday, we don't need you. Question: If the U.S. is sooooo bad, why do all these migrants want to come here?

Why are you asking me? I just said I don’t want to go there.

For those of us with options, avoiding a place where being a victim of more than one random mass shooting over the space of less than two years is a no brainer. If you live in a violent, poor part of the world where you are being exposed to that risk already, I guess you got nothing to lose so why not give it a try.

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Do wonder

How many lives were saved because a good guy had an easy access to guns

vs.

How many lives were lost because a bad guy had an easy access to guns

Ya don't know if someone will later turn out to be a good guy or a bad guy, after guns have already been legally purchased - but by then, it's already too late regardless

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Serrano

This Marine is a hero.

Chip Star

All Marines are heroes. ....

Have a modicum of respect.

Pull your head in, mate. Another ex-Marine went into a bar and killed 12 innocent people, including a cop. Hero indeed.

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I can comprehend this may have been caused by PTSD and manic/severe depression as the person was a veteran. So I see this differently than other mass shooting incidents.

And once again, "mentally unstable" with access to firearms... This is why psyche evaluations, an a whole slew of other requirements are needed besides the chump change background checks to purchase fire arms. It should be at the point where if you're getting law enforcement called on you for violent domestic incidents, you should probably be receiving more scrutiny attempting to purchase firearms.

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