Dylann Roof Background Check Bill: Called It

FEDERAL, STATE BILLS AIM TO CLOSE “DANGEROUS LOOPHOLE” || By FITSNEWS || Six days ago we reported on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s belated admission that it screwed the pooch when conducting “Holy City Massacrer” Dylann Storm Roof‘s background check. Under current law, the government has a three-day window to provide…


|| By FITSNEWS || Six days ago we reported on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s belated admission that it screwed the pooch when conducting “Holy City Massacrer” Dylann Storm Roof‘s background check.

Under current law, the government has a three-day window to provide a valid reason why someone should not be allowed to purchase a gun – otherwise, they get to buy it.

The FBI had a valid reason why Roof shouldn’t have been allowed to buy a gun … but they apparently couldn’t put their finger on it in time.

This acknowledgement – conveniently made public the moment the Confederate flag came down – was transparent in more ways than one.

Anyway, in our coverage we made three predictions.  The first being …

The government will use this as an opportunity to eliminate the three-day rule – thus making all gun sales in America contingent on federal approval, which may or may not ever come.

Guess what …

In both Washington, D.C. and Columbia, S.C., legislation is being introduced to impose precisely such a mandate.  At the state level, the issue will be pushed by S.C. Rep. Beth Bernstein – who is modeling her legislation on a federal bill being introduced by U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn.

“This is one of the most dangerous loopholes we currently have in our gun laws,”  Bernstein said. “Most law-abiding citizens who purchase firearms have their background checks approved within minutes.  But when someone has a criminal record, or pending charge, it may take longer for the FBI to gather all the information to determine if that person is legally authorized to buy a gun.  We shouldn’t put an arbitrary three day deadline on something that could result in a deranged individual or criminal purchasing a gun.  If we’re going to require a background check, we should require the background check be completed.”

Makes sense, right?  Sounds like it … but not really.

Government dropped the ball in the Dylann Roof case. We repeat: Government dropped the ball in the Dylann Roof case.

Yet every time government screws up, it insists we cough up more money (and more of our liberty).

You know, so that government can then screw up even bigger (and take even more money and liberty).

Rinse. Repeat.

Of course everything’s ostensibly okay in this situation because according to Bernstein … “this bill is not a form of gun control.”

Sheesh …

Look: We completely understand if the FBI wants to take seven days – or even fourteen days – to ensure that a firearm isn’t landing in the hands of a violent criminal.   We get that.  And that’s important.

We also get that bureaucracies are slow.  After all government employees have lots of online shopping to do.  Games and music to download on their taxpayer-funded smart phones.  Pictures of their kids to upload to Facebook.

So fine: Establish a seven-day or even a fourteen-day waiting period as the new standard in such cases (pending a comprehensive delineation of the offenses which are to be subjected to the rule).   We’re fine with that.

Unlike an eternal, arbitrary delay … that makes sense.

But here’s the root reality all of this “arguing at the margins” ignores: More guns = Less crime.  As much as the gun-snatchers on the left wish it were otherwise, the reality remains: More guns = Less crime.


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TontoBubbaGoldstein July 16, 2015 at 1:34 pm

*We* must confiscate all Seagrams VO!!!

TBG will selflessly assist in it’s proper disposal so that our state can MOVE FORWARD.

Praying Mantis July 16, 2015 at 1:42 pm


TroubleBaby July 16, 2015 at 2:17 pm

“TBG will selflessly assist in it’s proper disposal so that our state can MOVE FORWARD.”

Not before you grease some pol palms you won’t.


Cronyism 101

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Why wasn’t he strip searched in the vestibule?

Back in Foo Bai, I would have broke his neck like a twig the minute he came through that door – and he wouldn’t have seen it coming neither!

Also, why weren’t the deacons of that church standing nearby with loaded automatic weapons at the ready – safeties off, covering the suspicious newcomer?

Nölff July 16, 2015 at 1:34 pm

If the government can’t do a check within 3 days, that’s their fault. I can get a loan in 15 minutes. It’s 2015. The government should have cached up with technology by now.

TontoBubbaGoldstein July 16, 2015 at 1:41 pm

The government should have cached up with technology by now. Maybe they can get the ATF guys an IT department.

They should empty their cache so their computers will run faster.
Overheardduring WWII, from a Czechoslovakian midget pleading with a family to hide him from the Nazis:

“Could you please cache a small Czech?”

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 5:38 pm

To cache a mocking nerd.

TroubleBaby July 16, 2015 at 5:56 pm

lol- very well done

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 6:08 pm

Thank you.. thank you… I’d like to take this opportunity to thank my trainers, Dr. Rocha for always knowing exactly which prescription I wanted and all the support I’ve received over the years from the Romper Room Gang… and of course, no artistic contribution would be complete without a tip of the hat to the irresistible motivation provided by the public humiliation of America by the Republicans.

also.. a shout out to necrodepantser, Kronq, Lobo, berg, and Bez… and to those who helped make all this possible that are no longer with us – may we always honor their memory: TiG, Quasimoto, Meme, and my dog, Lady.

TroubleBaby July 16, 2015 at 8:31 pm

You allow to much space in your head for Republicans.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 8:40 pm

They’re such filthy beasts, they require more space than cleaner, well-behaved domesticated animals.

A larger area is required for a sturdy barrier fence, contain their waste and allow viewing without getting close enough to become a target for poop, or gagged by the smell.

RogueElephant July 17, 2015 at 4:37 pm

And a happy elephant turd to you. LOL

euwe max July 17, 2015 at 5:33 pm

Hey…. I wasn’t talking about *you* – I was talking about REPUBLICANS.

You’re good people – I can tell!

RogueElephant July 18, 2015 at 8:18 am

I am a life long Republican but I know whereof you speak. I have this soft spot on the wall of my office where , when they do stupid things, I just beat my head. Republicans like Boehner and McConnell as well as Lindsey Graham and their ilk don’t deserve to be in the party. I guess that what makes us Republicans is also what makes us so obnoxious. The term “herding cats” was coined about Republicans. I had a friend in the cattle business and we were talking once about cows. He said that when you get a load of cows in , you stand at the fence and watch them. The ones that put their heads down and start eating you keep. The one or two that start walking the fence, you might as we’ll load back on the truck and sell. I said, yes but you just loaded the Republican cows back on the truck. The ones that can think for themselves are the troublemakers. Something to think about.

euwe max July 18, 2015 at 9:38 am

A Republican who thinks for himself is like a gun that shoots by itself.

Par for the course July 16, 2015 at 1:43 pm

We’re talking about the Obama Administration, here. It spent about a billion dollars on the Obamacare website, yet it’s a total fucking mess.
Is it any wonder they fucked up? That’s Obama’s middle name.

Limbaughsaphatkhunt July 16, 2015 at 7:27 pm

Not a total mess. Again…false narrative. It’s not perfect but here are some more accurate stats about the successes of Obamacare and peoples’ impressions of it:

Krazy Kat July 16, 2015 at 3:18 pm

I just called for an auto insurance quote and they had my entire history on the screen while we were talking!!

Agreed July 16, 2015 at 3:34 pm

Even worse, if the records are screwed up it doesn’t matter if it is 3 days, months, or years. The three day rule ain’t broken, it’s the accuracy of their records that needs fixing.

the Epitome of Disaster! July 16, 2015 at 1:41 pm

The VA, IRS, NSA, State Dept., Secret Service, DOJ…and now the FBI. Every department that Obama is running is a total Fuck Up.

Add to it the miserable state of the economy, race relations, our world reputation, and Obama is about the worst fucking thing to EVER happen to America.

No wonder Hillary is scared to hell and back to show her ugly, wrinkled face.

erneba July 16, 2015 at 2:53 pm

The state of our government and economy, coupled with the quality of their candidates and the mood of the citizens does not bode well for Democrats next year. Government is more intrusive, the economy has not fully bounced back, and the Democrats will probably nominate a third-rate shyster as their candidate, but in the long run that, remarkably, may not be enough to bring a new regime to Washington.

Tazmaniac July 16, 2015 at 4:55 pm

I don’t know my friend. The Rs have done, or not done , everything possible to get thrown out of Congress and with the SCOTUS siding with illegals voting things look pretty bad, as they should. The answer isn’t even crappier Ds though.

erneba July 16, 2015 at 5:09 pm

Yeah, The Rs are gaining very little ground on the Democrats, and the lack of progress on that front has to rest with the Republicans.

Tazmaniac July 16, 2015 at 5:18 pm

I don’t like voting R, and when comes to a race like Graham, I just leave it blank, I can’t force myself to mark anything. It will be the same for me if I’m looking down at the names Bush and Clinton. We need to get some common sense M’s, the Middle Party. The Rs and Ds seemed to have formed a merger into the DC Party.We need people with out all the far right/left BS, its really killing us.

erneba July 16, 2015 at 5:25 pm

I hear what you are saying, hard to get on board with either party. I am looking at who is going to hurt us the least, and you can’t say that the last six years of democrat rule is what the Repubs would have given us. I still see some difference, but the frustrations abounds with the Repubs also.

John July 16, 2015 at 1:43 pm

He would have gotten the gun anyway. Getting a gun is easy in SC. He could have gone to a gun show or bought the gun at a private sale. No background checks required.

You did it, admit it! July 16, 2015 at 1:44 pm

Quit trying to run away from the FBI’s (Obama’s) fuck up.

Truth July 16, 2015 at 2:16 pm

The FBI didn’t fuck up. Neither did the federal government. The Lexington County Detention Center did. This was a local fuck up.

tomstickler July 16, 2015 at 3:49 pm

That fact does not prevent FitsNews from repeating that the FBI “screwed the pooch”.

Superfly July 16, 2015 at 4:29 pm

The FBI stated they screwed it up. Can’;t blame FITS for repeating the FBI statement.

vicupstate July 16, 2015 at 4:03 pm

But, but, Lexington County has a REPUBLICAN sheriff and every elected official is a Republican. How could a mistake have happened??

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 7:05 pm

I think I know where you’re going with this. Wouldn’t it be more helpful in these types of discussions to start with the proven premise that Republicans are scum, and go from there, instead of proving it with simple examples… over, and over again?

I know it’s fun, but it takes the conversation away from more important issues – like prosecution, impeachment and recall.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 5:39 pm

wudn’t me.

CorruptionInColumbia July 16, 2015 at 2:12 pm

… or more likely, stolen one from a Federal agent’s car or home. It worked for the POS Messican who murdered the girl in San Francisco, recently. I believe the agent worked for BLM. Maybe we need stronger regulation of armed Federal agents.

tomstickler July 16, 2015 at 3:55 pm

True story: back in the day when I was still delivering the morning newspaper, I discovered a small briefcase at the end of a customer’s driveway. Inside were the FBI credentials and issue weapon of a local agent. Being the nice guy then that I still am today I went to the local office to discreetly return it to him.

I think he was angrier that my doing so could have exposed his carelessness than he was grateful.

CorruptionInColumbia July 16, 2015 at 5:37 pm

Damn, man! What a jerk! Shoulda bought you a steak dinner with all the mixed drinks you wanted and probably offered you a reach-around, too. You did a really good turn for him. Too bad he wasn’t sensible enough to appreciate your kind gesture. His “mind”set may explian how this came to happen in the first place.

Tazmaniac July 16, 2015 at 6:39 pm

A long time ago I was working construction at a new Federal Prison doing underground electrical work. I found a Bureau of Prisons key set in the sand. I showed it to my field Super and he had me go to planning meetings with him to see if we could determine who the owner was. Sure enough one of them looked like he had aged 20 years overnight so during a break we engaged in a conversation about hating losing things to give him a hint. He said he felt the same way and is always eternally grateful when people help him find things. A covert handshake returned the keys and the relief just washed over the guy. For a minute we were concerned that he would start crying. That deed was good for a case of Killian’s Red and Molson”s Ice every Friday for the next year left on the job.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 7:16 pm

Once.. and keep this totally confidential.. I saw one of the professors at school drop a bag of meth out of his pocket when he took his keys out to open a classroom door.. there wasn’t anyone around. After he went in, I went over and picked it up.

In order to save his reputation, and not to poison our relationship, I kept it.

It had to be about 20 grams! It’s a good thing I helped him out – that could have been bad for his health!

…I’m sure he’d thank me today if he knew.

Tazmaniac July 16, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Might have dropped it on the highway at the Bundy Ranch when he saw he was outnumbered.

TroubleBaby July 16, 2015 at 2:18 pm

Craigslist and done. You’re right.

Neo Nazi Scumbags July 16, 2015 at 3:36 pm

The guy doesn’t even have to do Craigslist, if he was hanging around racist web forums someone would have just lent him one and said it was stolen if the cops traced it back.

Tazmaniac July 16, 2015 at 5:07 pm

He clearly stated that he tried to find local hate groups to join and spoke to his friends about his cause with no takers. Quit trying to perpetuate the myth of a set of sheets behind every tree in SC. All you do is make a couple of hundred ignorant dumb asses look more powerful than they are and make you look like you have an agenda. Hell, we have to import haters from outside the state.

CorruptionInColumbia July 17, 2015 at 3:40 am

If the Klan or other local hate group has ever turned you down to be a member of their group, … YOU MIGHT BE A REAL LOSER!


yep July 16, 2015 at 1:57 pm

Way to go Obama

idiotwind July 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm

does ‘more guns=less crime’ require any proof at all? or was it delivered straight from god to your waiting ears?

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 7:01 pm

does ‘more guns=less crime’ require any proof at all?

does ‘more drugs=less crime’ require any proof at all?

…or is there some emotional component I’m unaware of that separates the two?

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 2:05 pm

Wasn’t the actual charge a misdemeanor that would not have prevented him from purchasing a gun. Also, Funny how a president that commutes sentences for non violent drug offenders would try to use a non violent drug arrest as a way to restrict someone from possessing a weapon. Granted, This jack ass took that gun and murdered 9 people but at the time of the purchase he was no different than those people that Obama chose to unleash back in to society, except at that point his crimes weren’t near as severe.
I still hope that this guy is put to death sooner than later but the hypocrisy of the democratic party will never cease to amaze me.

tomstickler July 16, 2015 at 3:58 pm

Try to Know D Truth before speaking. The trespassing charge was indeed a misdemeanor, but the drug possession was a felony, and that was what was not properly processed by local and state law enforcement, preventing the FBI from denying the permit.

Superfly July 16, 2015 at 4:26 pm

SLED processed it when LCSO provided the correction, to reflect CPD as the agency making the arrest. Can’t blame SLED for this one.

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 4:36 pm

Dylann Roof apparently had not been arrested for felony a month before he went thru background check
The Washington Post’s The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | July 11, 2015 | Eugene Volokh

Posted on ?7?/?13?/?2015? ?12?:?03?:?05? ?AM by 2ndDivisionVet

Some news accounts report that Dylan Roof had been arrested for felony drug possession a bit over a month before he bought a gun. Others disagree, saying the arrest was for a misdemeanor. Here’s what FBI Director James Comey said:

On April 11, Roof attempted to purchase a handgun from a store in West Columbia, South Carolina, a near suburb of Columbia. That day was a Saturday. On the next business day, April 13, an examiner in our West Virginia facility was assigned the case and began to process it.

Her initial check of Roof’s criminal history showed that he had been arrested in South Carolina March 1 on a felony drug charge. This charge alone is not enough to deny proceeding with the transaction. As a result, this charge required further inquiry of two potential reasons to deny the transaction. First, the person could have been convicted of a felony since the arrest. Second, the underlying facts of the arrest could show the person to be an unlawful drug user or addict.

So had Roof been arrested on a felony drug charge or not? I did some digging about that, and about federal drug law more generally, and here are my tentative conclusions….
Some violations of 44-53-370 are misdemeanors that carry less than 1 year. The FBI states that the charge would not have prevented the sale. Of the 2 other factors: 1) He did not have a felony conviction. 2) Even if it had been listed as a misdemeanor it would have given rise to believe that Roof was an unlawful drug user or addict.

tomstickler July 16, 2015 at 4:54 pm

I stand corrected on the matter of Roof being charged with a felony. His drug charge was a misdemeanor, but there was still a local error in not getting information into the background check database that would have barred his purchase.

From The AtlanticFederal laws prevent certain people from purchasing guns, including those facing charges that might result in a prison term of at least a year. Roof was charged earlier this year for the possession of a drug called Suboxone, a misdemeanor offense that did not meet that threshold, and so would not have barred him from making the purchase. But the rules also bar anyone “who is an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance” from buying a gun. When he was arrested on March 1 for possession, Roof told investigators that he had used the drug, which should automatically have disqualified him. Somehow, that crucial fact never made it into the background-check database.

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 5:16 pm

FBI said it would not have barred the purchase. It was in the article I posted earlier.

Krazy Kat July 16, 2015 at 3:16 pm

Or he could have just stolen one like most criminals do.

Jonny Logic July 16, 2015 at 3:17 pm

Could you please stop the “more guns=less crime” lie? Its almost as bad as the ‘less taxes = more job creation’ lie. Or the ‘rising tide lifts all boats’ analogy. None are true and have no basis in facts. Actually the more guns lie has been shot down repeatedly, no matter how many times people state it, or how loud they yell it.

CorruptionInColumbia July 16, 2015 at 3:21 pm

Gun Free Zones are sich safe places. Four Marines were murdered in one in TN today in a military office, probably a recruiting office. Why not talk about the “less guns = safety” lie?

Jonny Logic July 16, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Exactly. NO places are ‘Safe’ thanks to the 200+ millions guns in this country.

Victorious Secret July 16, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Huh? Extreme foul for circular logic.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 5:40 pm

Guns aren’t dangerous. If they were, no one would buy them.

Victorious Secret July 16, 2015 at 6:33 pm

Causation fail.

Swimming pools aren’t dangerous either.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 6:58 pm

wait! are you proposing legalizing drugs?

how do you feel about a federal 20 mph speed limit and making tobacco/nicotine a schedule 1 drug?

Victorious Secret July 16, 2015 at 8:16 pm

Let’s bring back the horse and carriage. While at it, I want single classrooms for all grades simultaneously. And it’s time to break out the distillery and make some 190 proof!

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 8:20 pm

Can’t we just start with something simple?

How about a cultural revolution instead?

CorruptionInColumbia July 16, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Cut the number to 1/10, or even lower, and you still would not be safe where you cannot be armed. Criminals like the illegal in San Francisco or the POS in Charleston will ALWAYS get their hands on a gun if they want to badly enough. Gun laws only inhibit the law-abiding, who happen to be the same ones who are NOT the problem. Even in the UK, looked to by gun grabbers as a model of gunless Utopian society at its best, you can still be shot, but more often bludgeoned, stabbed, or perhaps beaten by a gang, instead. I’ll take what we have here.

Jonny Logic July 16, 2015 at 4:08 pm

All I saying that more guns does not equal less crime. Studies have shown this. NO study has shown the opposite. And really, the UK, whose murder rate is tiny compared to ours. But if a couple people or shot or someone gets beat up, they need to arm up. Yeah, that makes sense.

Slartibartfast July 16, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Please show the evidence. Specific quotations, pls.

When South Carolina was ruled by Democrats, common folk could not carry a pistol. I remember, as a young reporter, getting caught in a fire-fight between Charleston hoods and the police. Sure wish I’d had a gun. I got one the next day.. In Savannah.

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 3:28 pm

What are the murder rates in areas like Baltimore, Chicago, and New York that are controlled by democrats and have strict ant-gun laws?

Jonny Logic July 16, 2015 at 4:05 pm

First, most large cities are controlled by Democrats, so no help there. And most cities have a LOT of people crammed together, therefore are called cities. And when did NYC get lumped in? And explain, then how SC has such a high murder rate?

CorruptionInColumbia July 16, 2015 at 3:18 pm

I am disappointed in Beth Bernstein. I really gave her credit for more sense than to introduce crap legislation such as this. She was a big improvement over the whiney shrew she replaced. Why does she want to become her?

Slartibartfast July 16, 2015 at 6:18 pm

It’s a disease. There is no cure.

Tazmaniac July 16, 2015 at 4:59 pm

Why is the answer always less freedom and not somebody getting canned and possibly prosecuted?

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 5:15 pm

Sometimes it should be about correcting the problem not scapegoating an employee. If this is a widespread problem as a result of poor training or procedures then you should assign blame where it belongs and fix the problem. If this is an isolated incident involving a good employee then you treat it as such. If this is a problem employee then…….
You also have to think that the confusion in the charge could be the result of the Cola PD Officer not providing the correct information.

Tazmaniac July 16, 2015 at 5:27 pm

I’m sorry, the response should correcting the error and not crapping on the 2nd Amendment. We have Laws in place, lets enforce them correctly, this was completely preventable. The instance of crimes being committed with legally purchased weapons is very low and technically this was perpetrated with an illegal one on the fault of LE.

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 5:40 pm

No issue with that but if the error occurred because of procedural problems at the jail then you correct the procedures. You do not scapegoat the employee. Read the sentencing statute for drugs in SC and figure out the proper sentence. Even if everything procedurally is perfect you don’t fire a good employee over a rare mistake just to save face. If this is a problem employee then you do what is necessary. Also, The FBI has said that this charge would not have resulted in the denial of the weapon.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 5:52 pm

No issue with that but if the error occurred because of procedural problems at the jail then you correct the procedures. You do not scapegoat the employee.

Let’s see how that would work in the real world. Let’s say, for the sake of argument, that a soldier raped a 14 year old girl, burned her body, and murdered her family… say in a theater of war.

Now, let’s add to this, the condition that he gets away with it, except for a mental breakdown of one of the witnesses, in which he confesses to a psychiatrist.

How do we avoid scapegoating the soldier who raped and murdered while correcting the failure of the procedures that failed him?

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 9:14 pm

Show me where he could mistakenly rape a 14 year old girl, burn her body, and murder her family while he thought that he was following a proper procedure. You are comparing murder to a data entry error.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 10:15 pm

The fact is, an unverified procedure is not a procedure at all.

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 11:38 pm

If only you had knowledge and understanding of the specifics to which you try to speak.

euwe max July 17, 2015 at 12:15 am

If only you had a classical education.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 5:50 pm

Do I have to explain this *again*?

If the Republicans can scare the shit out of their constituents, and insist that no one is safe unless everyone is under surveillance, and that anyone who challenges authority is a terrorist, or worse, a liberal – then the common knowledge that they are corrupt and don’t allow dissent will eliminate any remaining resistance to the transfer of wealth from the middle class to the richest men in America.

Nothing enhances reliance and obedience to authority more than a fully armed population openly carrying weapons with the safety off and a bullet in the chamber… and a federal, state and city police force equipped to deal with that situation.

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 9:37 pm

If not for surveillance we wouldn’t have the image that allowed Dylan Roof to be identified so quickly. This camera was placed by the church at their expense and of their own free will. The only party trying to get changes in legislation out of this is the democrats trying to extend the waiting period for firearm purchases.

Quietus July 16, 2015 at 5:28 pm

He would have just stolen it from a federal agent, just like the undocumented American did in the “sanctuary city” of San Francisco.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 5:44 pm

I get all my guns from my drug connections at the local elementary school… completely untraceable.

But if *I* had a mind to kill all the people in some black church in Hogwaller, Souith Carolina, I’d get a heroin addict to do it for me…preferably a Republican, so he won’t be charged as an adult, if they catch him.

Quietus July 16, 2015 at 11:04 pm

And I buy mine legally from an authorized FFL, Of course I did the serious +10 background check to get my CWP so I can just present my card and walk with my gun with out waiting on the phone call and the Fucked up Bureau of Incompetence to answer the phone, so I’m all good. The Solicitor for Charleston County is a Demoncrat so let’s see if she can get over anti-death penalty BS and get real justice for the families.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 5:32 pm

The only problem I see here is that Roof only had the one gun.

Solomente Problema July 16, 2015 at 8:36 pm

The only problem I see here is that the Charleston church goers had none.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 8:44 pm

I think I mentioned the conspicuous absence of deacons covering new members with automatic weapons. I’d also like to mention the curiously missing sniper nest in an upper alcove.

The optics seem to indicate the church was at fault for not providing proper sniper support.

I predict a lawsuit.

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 9:32 pm

Nobody, but you, has called Roof innocent or tried to defend him in any way. But, I’m sure that liberal defense attorneys will be lining up to blame mental illness, society, or a bad childhood for his actions. Not to mention the gun, the gun must be blamed.

Sic Semper Tyrannis July 16, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Can’t wait to see my drug dealer for my new auto rifle.

Limbaughsaphatkhunt July 16, 2015 at 7:23 pm

So I can’t buy fucking cold medicine because of a TV show about a guy cooking meth in a trailer, but you want people to be able to roll up to a gun store and just walk away with a glock no questions asked?

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 7:25 pm

You mean you didn’t fill up your garage with ephedrine before it was taken off the market?

Limbaughsaphatkhunt July 16, 2015 at 7:27 pm

Nah, I was too busy hoarding AR 15s for “hunting” cause they are easier to get than sudafed.

Gotta get priorities right you know.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 7:34 pm

Yeah.. well I didn’t either. There was no room…. before Limbaugh’s prescription shopping was a “thing,” I filled up my garage with desoxyn… it’s worth quite a bit more now..

with that, I can get all the guns I want.

…but I have to run around in the shower to get wet.

Speak D Truth July 16, 2015 at 9:29 pm

I understand that the Obama- ATF is one of the leading gun suppliers in the Midwest. They willing provide firearms to felons and other prohibited persons.

euwe max July 16, 2015 at 10:24 pm

Iowa grants gun permits to the blind.

Tennessee, Arizona, Georgia, and Virginia explicitly allow loaded guns in bars.

Being blind and drunk with a loaded gun is legal, but I must point out that no one is “willing” to provide firearms to felons and other prohibited persons.

No one.

Even Republicans who won’t lift a finger to help, and want to PREVENT background checks, don’t want *that*, but, since they changed their opposition to open carry and their previous support for background checks, they may eventually include felons and the other prohibited persons.

JayJay July 17, 2015 at 10:07 am

SC allows CPW carry in bars as long as the permitted person is not drinking alcohol.

euwe max July 17, 2015 at 10:16 am

Pointless restriction.

TontoBubbaGoldstein July 17, 2015 at 8:47 am

But, TBG also wants you to be able to buy cold medicine.

jovan1984 July 16, 2015 at 9:52 pm

I agree with waiting periods for gun purchases. We already have waiting periods for abortion here, and that is another right in the Constitution. So, don’t come with that rightist claptrap.

Quietus July 17, 2015 at 1:48 am

Please point out the abortion amendment? Did I miss the 28th amendment, the right of the people to kill and dispose of unwanted children shall not be infringed?

jovan1984 July 17, 2015 at 2:05 am

Equal protection clause. 14th Amendment Section 1.

Quietus July 17, 2015 at 2:17 am

Doesn’t specify abortion. Agreed it can be interpreted that way in conjunction with the 4th amendment, but it’s not spelled out. The 2nd amendment is much clearer.


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