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My daughter and her fiance are in town from Chicago, they are moving to Urbana so she can get her Masters in Mechanical Engineering. They are driving back in the kickass Subaru all weather package Forester we just bought for them. While here one of the wishes was to go shooting as neither had before. Took out the 1022 .22 rifle, nine shot .22 revolver and .44 mag Super Blackhawk revolver. Once we went from .44 special to Magnum shit got real. Great time was had by all...And on the way all firearms had trigger locks.
Guns do kill people they do. I myself was once very badly killed by a gun!
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I copied Duchess's post below from the MID-TERMS thread to jump-off with more detail.

(11-09-2018, 07:41 PM)Duchess Wrote: I find it interesting that 15 House republicans with an NRA rating of A all lost on Tuesday. All 15 were replaced with Democrats with an NRA rating of F. I'm pleasantly surprised, even given the gun climate right now.

Yeah, it's good to see that candidates are no longer skirting or avoiding gun policy in their campaigns.

The Parkland High School mass shooting survivors did a good job mobilizing the youth vote.  10% more people between 18 and 21 years old voted last week as compared to the 2014 midterms.  That's the highest voter participation for that bloc in 25 years.  

35 A-rated NRA politicians lost their Congressional election bids.

Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader who is running for a second stint as House speaker, vowed to push for a range of actions to stem gun violence, including restrictions on high-capacity magazines and a measure allowing temporary removal of guns from people deemed an imminent risk to themselves or others.

The Dems will face a challenge with a Republican-controlled Senate, but since a large majority of Republicans support some new gun safety/control measures, I think they have a good chance of finally getting some new legislation passed.

And, I think the tragic reality of the increased frequency of high-fatality mass shootings will help the Dems garner some Republican support in the Congress.  

Sandy Hook feels much more recent to me. It's very hard to believe it's been almost 6 years.

It feels somewhat shameful & horrifying that these murders continue to happen with more & more frequency and things remain the same.
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