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@frizzlebee @Stevenjsargent1 @olivetori @camille46992 @JoJoFromJerz Balderdash

You're the one comparing "apples and oranges lol"😲

Why are you comparing TOTAL firearms RELATED DEATH rates🤦‍♂️

What if a country has a total gun ban

(On law abiding citizens)

And the highest TOTAL firearms RELATED DEATH rate

What if it's all inter gang wars?!😱🤦‍♂️ ImageImageImageImage
@frizzlebee @Stevenjsargent1 @olivetori @camille46992 @JoJoFromJerz What if highest TOTAL firearms RELATED DEATH rate

Was all inter gang wars?!😱🤦‍♂️

In a country with a TOTAL gun ban on law-abiding citizens

Another was all suicides with illegal guns

Another all lawful law-enforcement shootings

What does any of that tell you about gun control? ImageImageImageImage
@frizzlebee @Stevenjsargent1 @olivetori @camille46992 @JoJoFromJerz Why you NOT using highest TOTAL firearms MURDERS

Instead of cherry-picking highest TOTAL firearms RELATED DEATH rates

THAT'S apples & oranges

US has high gun ownership

So obviously many suicides use them

But highest suicide rates are in very strict gun control countries!😱🤦‍♂️ ImageImageImageImage
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🤚 Are you sick and tired of gun violence?

Most Americans are, and a new Fox News poll found that an overwhelming majority of voters want lawmakers to pass laws to address gun violence.

#ncpol #GunViolence Image
The poll was taken even before a man with reportedly white supremacist views opened fire in a Texas mall over the weekend, killing 8 people.

#ncpol #TexasMall
The poll found that more than 80% of Americans support background checks for gun purchases, raising the legal age to 21 to buy all guns, and a ban on assault weapons.

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Our #Guns are sold legally to people who take them to #Mexico (200K per year) that are then used by gangs & drug lords.

They then cause crime & terror that causes many to flee illegally to #America

Our #BorderCrisis is supported by the #NRA fight against #GunControl (comment)
I 100000000000000% support mexico's effort to stop the gun merchants who should take better care not to sell to people who take guns to drug lords Image
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Cinco De Mayo in #America should be about how we stop the shippment of 200K gun a year into #Mexico that gets into the hands of the type of people #Trump talked about. Lets celebrate one day that MS13 stops getting our #guns.

let's be a better neighbor Image
good name for the group for this mission

This song should be about America stop selling guns to the war on the streets of Mexico that comes to America from time to time.
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@JohnDunlea @appfeed67 @RaymondZino @EdKrassen So what

US has the most legal guns but is only halfway down the gun-murder league table

Serbia & Israel are in the top few countries with the most legal gun ownership per person but are 3/4 way down

Switzerland 2nd most (possibly most per household) & was falling off bottom!🤦‍♂️ ImageImageImageImage
@JohnDunlea @appfeed67 @RaymondZino @EdKrassen So why does US have so many mass shootings such as in schools

When other high gun legal ownership countries don't have mass shootings or even high gun murders


What are "liberals" trying to distract & deflect from with gun control😱 ImageImageImageImage
@JohnDunlea @appfeed67 @RaymondZino @EdKrassen If want to watch a #Triggernometry interview that could well explain why the USA leads the world with #MassShootings

Especially #MassSchoolShootings

Watch this:

⚠️🚨#TriggerWarning: It's because the USA leads the World with "#Liberalism" & #Feminism!
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Young New York woman killed with a gun.

I remember that Clarence Thomas wrote an opinion last year that rolled back New York State gun laws, and a lot of other gun laws too.
It's the guns, AND it's the corrupt courts. We have to address both.
#corruptClarence #guns
A good cause:

Frankly, Harlan Crow should be forced to donate to THIS cause. He helped cause this death by his, and his billionaire friends', multi-decade effort to put more guns on our streets. Buying off corrupt Clarence Thomas was part of that.

It is excellent that the corrupt courts and all the gun deaths are starting to, finally, reflect on the people that helped cause them: Harlan Crow and the Republicans he funded.
Everyone should know Crow's name and face, because narratives have power. 🔽…
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Today's Twitter threads (a Twitter thread).

Inside: Kickstarting the Red Team Blues audiobook, which Amazon won't sell; and more!

Archived at:…

#Pluralistic 1/ Image
Today (Mar 22), I'm doing a remote talk for the @iftf's "Changing the Register" series:… 2/
Kickstarting the Red Team Blues audiobook, which Amazon won't sell: Narrated by Wil Wheaton!

3/ Image
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1/ Who is to blame for America’s gun madness? The answer is simple… "GOP politicians on the take, greed driven gun manufacturers without a heart or soul, #ALEC, the #KochNetwork and a small minority of truly sick #gun addicts all have blood on their hands"
2/ "When #Koch became a leader of #ALEC back in 1995, ALEC's publications proudly touted its #gun agenda and the #SecondAmendment right to bear arms, in contrast to it's recent attempts to distance itself from this agenda."…
3/ In 2005, #NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer pushed the "Castle Doctrine" bill to create legal immunity for shooters claiming self-defense. It was "unanimously adopted by the private and public sector members at that meeting."

The bill came to be known as "Stand Your Ground" Image
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For anyone wondering how a 6 yr-old thinks of using a gun, conceals, and then successfully shoots his teacher with that firearm. #groomer #guns #grooming
“This is a statistic I came up with…”
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• 1913, you required us to have a permit to carry a handgun.
We complied. There was no discernible reduction in violent crime.
• 1920, you required us to have a permit to possess any firearm, regardless of where it was stored.
We complied. There was no discernible reduction in violent crime.
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Yes, but if we had 100% background checks, gun permits, red flag laws, and made our background checks meaningful, gun makers would lose business. Neither they, Congress nor the NRA want that. What's 40,000 lives a year when there's money involved? #GunSense #2A #2ndAmendment 1/
2/ #massshooting - Flooding the market with #guns doesn't make us safer but the opposite. Note sales/deaths spikes in 2013, 2016, 2020. Sources: ↖️…. ↗️↙️….↘️ ImageImageImageImage
3/ Here are some ideas. Require 3-day waiting period and licenses. Tax ammo 200%. Require 100% background checks for ALL gun transactions including gifts, private sales, etc. And the background checks must be... ImageImageImageImage (Link to latest story)
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“The Eighth Descent—Murder:

““Kill or Be Killed”—Our Delusion of Scarcity Made for Murder”

is Chapter 8

of *Prodigal Human: The Descents of Man*

by Michael Adzema.

READ CH THREAD or CLICK a link for free BOOK... READ BOOK…… #devolution #anthro

PH 8/1
[*Quotes/highlights:*] “…in early gatherer-hunter times, yes, we had plenty for everyone. But with fear rose anxiety over one’s ability to survive, thus competition over resources—” []

READ BOOK… #devolution #psychology #murder #anthro #violence

PH 8/2
[] “…a competition which was not needed—& then the very creation of what one was trying to avoid: The possibility that one might need to kill or one would be killed.” []

READ/DWL BOOK…… #devolution #psychology #murder #anthro #violence #evolution

PH 8/3
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1/ #Russia’s fighters now carry the newer #R37 / #AA13. This is not a menace, but rather another act of desperation. Here’s why:
2/ The #Axehead is a massive (limited maneuver) #missile designed to shoot down US #C4ISR aircraft (#AWACS, #RivetJoint, #CompassCall). Shooting these missiles at maneuverable #Ukraine fighters is a waste.
3/ The #AA13 #axehead missile looks much like the old US #AIM54 Phoenix missile. There’s a reason the US ditched short / fat missiles for long / thin ones. They stink against maneuverable targets.
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Catherine Austin Fitts

#CBDCs #CentralBanks #gold #SocialSecurity #guns
#cash #smallbusinessowner

"[ #CBDC ] is not a currency...we're talking about a control system that's going to be implemented in a global coup d'état & we're in the middle of a global coup d'état"
"They're trying to put into place a digital transaction control grid which will tell you what you can do with your #MONEY , when you can do it, where you can go. If they don't want you to be able to use your $ more than 5 miles from your home, that's it, your $ will turn off"
"They can't confiscate your #gold & they can't confiscate your #SocialSecurity until they confiscate your #guns . That is why you're seeing such a push to confiscate your guns."

"They're trying to come up with excuses to arrest EVERYBODY...domestic terrorist act...mental health"
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🧵 Lot of interest in gun raffles these days. I was interviewed yday by @wsoctv in CLT about one for a youth baseball team in Bessemer City, NC. It was a very brief story so here are some addtl thoughts.

#guns #ar15 #assaultweapon #glock #raffle #clt…
(1) Raffles are legal. Guns are legal. Combing the two is legal. All legitimate gun raffles, including the one in NC, require winners to pass a background check in order to take possession of the gun.
(2) Charities raffle things that people value to incentivize donations. E.g., despite the harm it causes in society many groups use alcohol raffles to raise money for charity.…
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1/4 The war between #good and #evil is not one fought with #guns as much as evil wants it to be. It is a battle between #compassion and #selfishness, between the courage of vulnerability and the fear of others as ruthless competition. It is a struggle against selfishness in
2/4 order to grow, mature, build strength community and hope while serving the common good. Selfishness serves the ego, putting the individual above the group, with a zero-sum attitude that benefits the self only when others suffer or are harmed. The compassionate must unite in
3/4 defense and strength to resist the violence of the selfish and endure until "the wicked destroy the wicked", finally getting out of the way of building a more compassionate world. For the compassionate violence is the last resort and always to be restrained. The selfish go
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GUN CONTROL REPORT: About to take a deep dive into the #ProtectOurKidsAct. Bill H.R.7910.
This will probably be a long post. If you'd like to really know what's in it stay tuned. #guns #guncontrol #2AShallNotBeInfringed
So they banned any type of gun for under 18 and under 21. It was done in a very odd way. First they ban all sub autos then follow it up with banning anything that is not a sub auto. It's like banning bananas and then banning everything that's not a banana. This is bananas. 🍌🍌
On the bright side they'll let 18 year olds weild weapons for the government. They made sure to include that.
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#Taft #Massshooting #Chattanooga #Uvalde - @GovStitt @tedcruz @GovAbbott @BrianKempGA @USSupremeCourt @GOP @NRA, Wayne Lapierre, Bobo, MTG, why not get rid of your bodyguards, fences, etc., and replace with thoughts and prayers? Oh wait, you're afraid of gun nuts too?
@GovStitt @tedcruz @GovAbbott @BrianKempGA @USSupremeCourt @GOP @NRA 2/ @TheGoodLiars thanks Wayne LaPierre at the NRA Convention for all his thoughts and prayers. And how about we start naming #MassShootings for Republican leaders like we name hurricanes?
@GovStitt @tedcruz @GovAbbott @BrianKempGA @USSupremeCourt @GOP @NRA @TheGoodLiars 3/ #TexasMassacre #ProLifeMyAss - Cowards like Ted Cruz, Wayne LaPierre, @GLOCKInc are the problem. #Uvalde Massacre has 19 dead children and 2 dead adults. For gun nuts who fear criminals with guns, why not let them buy #Kevlar vests like they want the rest of us to have?
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#Muskogee #Oklahoma #MassShooting #GunSense #BanAR15s - Sunday night Memorial Day festival in Taft, Oklahoma (1 hr. SE of Tulsa) w/ 1,000 to 1,500 people; mass shooter fires 40 rounds; kills 1; wounds 7 ages 9 to 56. Skyler Buckner, 26, jailed. THREAD 1/…
2/ #2A #GunsOverPeople #GunSense Sin tax guns and ammo. End ALL private sales/transfers without background checks. Background checks are very weak. People who are bipolar, heavily medicated, etc., can still purchase guns legally. Require gun insurance.…
3/ I'm sick of crap. But #2A US Constitution #FederalistSociety "original intent" folks: I’m okay if you own arms if you're serving in a well-regulated militia with 18th C rifles, muskets and pistols. Meanwhile, another #massshooting in #Taft #Oklahoma…
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#Chattanooga #Massshooting #2A #2ndAmendment - Another one? Flood the market with guns and idiots promoting how everyone should carry them around, #massshootings will happen. Shame on the NRA, Ted Cruz, etc. They can all go to Hell.…
2/ #2ndAmendment #2A #AR15 The right to carry AR-15 high-capacity semi-automatics was never "original intent". The Constitution was never amended to permit them from being carried around concealed or in the open or in any other way. Activist judges slipped them through. So there. ImageImageImageImage
3/ #2A US Constitution #FederalistSociety "original intent" folks: I’m okay if you own arms if you're serving in a well-regulated militia with 18th Century rifles, muskets and pistols. Meanwhile, another #massshooting in #Chattanooga with 6+ wounded.…
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“Let’s just rush in because the cops aren’t doing anything like they are supposed to,” said Javier Cazares, whose daughter was killed in the 40-minute #RobbElementary school massacre in #Uvalde

This footage shows armed police pinning one man to the ground
The @nytimes reports that the gunman who killed 19 children & 2 teachers at #RobbElementary was rptdly inside the school for “ROUGHLY AN HOUR” hour before police shot him

The real outrage though, is the failure of successive US govts to introduce #GunReform.
#GunControlNow #guns
N.B. - I chose to post this video only after careful deliberation

Posting videos of families in such horrific circumstances should be avoided wherever possible

However, since no faces are clearly visible & since what the footage reveals is important, I took the decision to post
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The mass shooting in #Buffalo, right wing extremism on guns, and the takeover of the judiciary by leveraging abortion (per last week's thread) are connected. The connection is money. It fuels the complex right-wing network that captured the Court and props up politicians.
The network is complex and confusing by design. It makes the "All the President's Men" mantra of "follow the money" really hard. But here are just a *few* of the threads we do know about, and how they connect to #RoeVWade, #GunViolence, #SCOTUS, and white nationalism.
Start with Leonard Leo, who sits at the center of many more overlapping right-wing groups than even he can count (literally: "I have no idea how many groups I’ve been involved with over the years”).… Here's a tiny portion (h/t @EXPOSEDbyCMD):
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Horrific. A gunman wearing military-style clothing and body armor kills at least 10 people at a supermarket in #Buffalo, #NewYork#racism, misogyny, lax regulations and #gunviolence are interlinked. US policymakers are equally responsible! #endgunviolence…
I live in upstate NY and visit the local #Topssupermarket — I have seen young men dressed as military personnel. The #Buffalo #shooting is just a chilling reminder that U.S. civilians own 400 million #guns —almost half of civilian held firearms globally.
120+ guns/ 100 residents
In 2015 @MotherJones published a special investigation detailing the cost of #gunviolence:$229 billion a year (2012 data). $8.6 billion in direct spending—emergency/medical care & $221 billion in “indirect” costs, quality of life of victims.
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