Park slaying revives gun arguments

Park slaying revives gun arguments

There are 8 comments on the The Detroit News story from Jan 3, 2012, titled Park slaying revives gun arguments. In it, The Detroit News reports that:

The fatal shooting of a National Park Service ranger at Mount Rainier National Park has renewed debate about a nearly 2-year-old federal law that allows loaded weapons in national parks.

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RickF

Lincoln, NE

#1 Jan 3, 2012
The shooting death of the park officer was a tragedy, but does anyone really believe that a no-gun policy would have prevented the shooting? The shooter may not even have been aware of (or interested in) the new federal policy regarding guns in national parks. Unfortunately, sociopaths are not concerned with the legal ramifications of their acts.

Since: Nov 11

Salt Lake City, UT

#2 Jan 3, 2012
He blew right past a tire chain checkpoint but I am sure had weapons been illegal on the park he would have obeyed that law. What idiots on the antigun side.

Since: Nov 11

Salt Lake City, UT

#3 Jan 3, 2012
I forgot to ask, is Bill Wade going to join the Brady Bunch?

“Show no Quarter !”

Since: Nov 07

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#4 Jan 4, 2012
I do work in a national park that is very close to highly populated areas. Cell service sucks or is non existant ! So...... I highly recomend you carry ! With or without permmision it'll still save your life if you need it!

Since: Oct 11

Austin, Texas

#5 Jan 4, 2012
How would a prohibition on concealed carry in National Parks have prevented him from using a shotgun like he did?

Since: Aug 11

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#6 Jan 4, 2012
Charlie in Austin wrote:
How would a prohibition on concealed carry in National Parks have prevented him from using a shotgun like he did?
As we both know there is NO LAW that stops a criminal from carrying and using a gun. Laws only serve to control people that would obey them to begin with.

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#7 Jan 4, 2012
Have Seen It Before wrote:
<quoted text>As we both know there is NO LAW that stops a criminal from carrying and using a gun. Laws only serve to control people that would obey them to begin with.
The criminals are not afraid of the law. A good strong rope in a tree..... that's another story ! We need more of the later.

Since: Aug 11

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#8 Jan 4, 2012
french louie wrote:
<quoted text>The criminals are not afraid of the law. A good strong rope in a tree..... that's another story ! We need more of the later.
Works for me Louie! Gives the crows something to nibble on too! Eyeball anyone?

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