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Adirondackwannabe's avatar

A 90 year old woman was shot in a street robbery tonight in NYC, are you that big of a wuss you have to use a gun against a 90 year old woman?

Asked by Adirondackwannabe (34613 points ) January 9th, 2013

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wundayatta's avatar

Why yes. It was me. And let me tell you it was her own damn fault. What was she doing out there on the streets and night without no money?

Sheesh, @Adirondackwannabe. Do you really expect the shooter to raise his hand on fluther?

WestRiverrat's avatar

I thought it was next to impossible for a law abiding person to get a gun in NYC. Maybe if she would have been allowed the same weaponry as the bad guys she wouldn’t have been the one shot.

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

@WestRiverrat Toughest city to get a permit. Most illegal guns i think..

Pandora's avatar

@wundayatta I’m going to have to turn you in.
Its right up there with beating a child or elderly person senseless. Cowards have no boundries.

woodcutter's avatar

Muggers are cowards. They will always look to pick on weak looking people.
We all remember the cop in the gulf storm aftermath who beat the crap out of that old lady in her house who was showing them her little derringer. Thanks to people like her, there are states that make it against the law to forcibly take people’s firearms away in a declared emergency. I bet a mugger wouldn’t have treated her that way.

fuckin cops

gondwanalon's avatar

More like a genuine MFer than a poooseee!

mazingerz88's avatar

Please, don’t denigrate vaginas by identifying them with this piece of shit.

jrpowell's avatar

Is this the indecent you mention?

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/01/09/woman-90-shot-in-east-new-york-brooklyn/

A 90-year-old woman was wounded by stray bullets Wednesday afternoon in East New York, Brooklyn.

A gun sure would have saved her from that stray bullet…

Harold's avatar

Another triumph for stupid US gun laws…....

Sunny2's avatar

The bullet was a stray one. The shooter may not even know he killed someone. You can fire a gun up in the air and it could come down and kill someone. I’m for making ammo extremely costly and forbidding multiple firing weapons. Make the gangs go back to knives and rocks. We’ve put ourselves in a perilous situation and are unwilling to admit it. Why does the NRA object to registering ALL weapons. If a militia is needed, the members should be recognized and be available to be called upon.

WestRiverrat's avatar

@Sunny2 Maybe because of what happened to legal gun owners in New Orleans right after Katrina.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-taU9d26wT4

Sunny2's avatar

^^Could you refresh my memory. (or perhaps I never knew.)

rooeytoo's avatar

@WestRiverrat – is that really true or just propaganda? Hell you don’t know what to believe these days.

rooeytoo's avatar

That is scary!

And @Harold – maybe they should confiscate all the matches and lighters in Australia, seems here instead of guys with guns we have guys with matches! Fires burning everywhere in Vic, no lives lost yet (this year) just houses and thousands of head of livestock. Mad arsonists with matches!

Harold's avatar

@rooeytoo – yep, I agree with you. No matches and lighters, no smokers. Seriously, you can’t compare the two. Arsonists should be dropped from a helicopter into the middle of their own fires, but the US gun laws are just plain moronic. Why do ordinary citizens need guns? Sorry, you’ll never convince me that your comparison is valid.

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