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Police to increase presence at schools this week in response to massacre at school in Texas

Original post made on May 25, 2022

Local police departments plan to deploy more officers around campuses this week.

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Posted by Enough
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on May 25, 2022 at 12:04 pm

Enough is a registered user.

Another atrocity and the same response. We have politicians and celebrities running around demanding more gun control. It is useless and purely for show. We have hundreds, if not thousands, of gun laws already on the books and yet we don't prosecute people for breaking those laws, our District Attorneys make plea bargains to reduce gun felonies to misdemeanors. If we want to do anything about these horrifying events like the school shooting, the shooting in Jack Farrell Park or the recent shooting in Belle Haven how about we throw the book at the people when they are caught and charged. Stop the politicians showboating for votes and let's get them to start enforcing the laws they already passed. We should also think of reversing some of the legislation passed that reduces sentences for violent offenders and discourages judges from using enhancements, like using a gun, when determining sentencing.

Here are some recent gun crimes that got off with a slap on the wrist.
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Posted by MenloVoter.
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on May 25, 2022 at 1:20 pm

MenloVoter. is a registered user.

Enough:

100% correct. Until the many, many firearms laws we have on the books started getting seriously enforced, this carnage will continue and politicians will continue to wring their hands coming up with yet more laws that won't be enforced so they look like they're "doing something". It's such BS.


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