Lawmakers applaud colleague for takin...

Lawmakers applaud colleague for taking on 'Shooter'

There are 4 comments on the Lebanon Daily News story from Apr 15, 2011, titled Lawmakers applaud colleague for taking on 'Shooter'. In it, Lebanon Daily News reports that:

Lebanon County legislators are praising the action of their colleague, Rep. Lawrence Curry, for raising public awareness about the video game "School Shooter: North American Tour 2012." Curry, a Democrat from the Philadelphia area, has introduced a resolution to alert parents and educators about the violent video game that puts players into ...

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Wow

Arlington, VA

#1 Apr 15, 2011
Another worthless piece of legislation from these two. Is there something in the water in Harrisburg?

Start doing something that needs to be done.
Crap

Harrisburg, PA

#2 Apr 15, 2011
I thought Swanger wanted less government?? I guess she never saw the movie Elephant. That will be banned next. Where does the government censorship end? Can't we make decisions for ourselves?
Swanger

Lancaster, PA

#3 Apr 15, 2011
Crap wrote:
I thought Swanger wanted less government?? I guess she never saw the movie Elephant. That will be banned next. Where does the government censorship end? Can't we make decisions for ourselves?
Less goverment sure as hell doesn't included using state government to force me to pay for the profits of private charter school business owners.

Swanger is a right wing Glenn Beck birther.
Swanger

Lancaster, PA

#4 Apr 15, 2011
Wow wrote:
Another worthless piece of legislation from these two. Is there something in the water in Harrisburg?
Start doing something that needs to be done.

To many overpaid underworked elected lawmkers in Harrisburg looking for something to do. You try holding a fulltime job and only work 8 days in the entire month of April.

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