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54,000 Mexicans sign petition
for US gun control

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/15/2013 12:56:45 PM

MEXICO CITY — More than 54,000 Mexicans have signed a petition calling on the United States to take further steps to combat weapons trafficking. Mexico says the majority of guns used by the country´s violent drug cartels are smuggled over the border from the United States. Mexico´s best-known anti-violence activist and a prominent intellectual presented the petition at the U.S. embassy Monday. Activist Javier Sicilia said "The United States is partly responsible for our humanitarian tragedy." About 70,000 people have died in Mexico in drug violence since 2006, according to the written copy of a speech

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Isn´t this just priceless. I missed any mention of Fast and Furious in this article. s/o

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 1/15/2013 1:00:46 PM     (No. 9117889)

Just nuke the area along the border 200 miles into that piece of sh-- country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/15/2013 1:00:48 PM     (No. 9117890)

Lent them control their own guns first before trying to tell us what to do.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Gorzabozo, 1/15/2013 1:03:22 PM     (No. 9117897)

And in other news...47% of Americans - yes, that 47pct - sign a petition for free tacos from Mexico.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 1/15/2013 1:04:31 PM     (No. 9117899)

More gun control means more accessible private property for illegals to safely transit. No more pesky ranchers holding illegals at gunpoint till the catch and release squad shows up.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 1/15/2013 1:07:55 PM     (No. 9117907)

And we care about 47% of mexicans wanting gun control in America why?

People along the border are armed and the wetback population comes through kill animals on ranches, steals food and otherwise leave a blight behind them. Take away everyones guns and these people will be moving into the ranch houses along the way and demanding someone cook for them. I am not sure how to make it clear how to say it in spanish so allow me to communicate it in English.....NO! Via te.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 1/15/2013 1:08:52 PM     (No. 9117913)

Well, well, isn´t that special - shoot, shovel and shut up and STAY IN MEXICO.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: scurfie, 1/15/2013 1:09:19 PM     (No. 9117915)

@3 I´ve had the free tacos from Mexico... once...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/15/2013 1:10:29 PM     (No. 9117919)

Wow. Many more would sign a petition here for strict immigration control (along the lines of the regulations in Mexico).

So?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/15/2013 1:12:04 PM     (No. 9117925)

Fine. Let´s build a fortified fence the length of the border, with guards armed with assault rifles. And then a moat with alligators would be a nice touch.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: fondis, 1/15/2013 1:14:11 PM     (No. 9117930)

Notice when AP posts fabrications that they attribute the story to "Staff"?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 1/15/2013 1:14:13 PM     (No. 9117931)

Headline: O.J Simpson signs petition for stict spouse abuse law

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Reply 12 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 1/15/2013 1:14:32 PM     (No. 9117933)

By the way, I feel the same way about Mexico today as I felt about Vietnam in 1970.

Why not employ powerful armaments/explosives/nukes to create a band of land that is uninhabitable? We have the technology. The population can be warned ahead of time.

But no...and so the guerrilla activity proceeds...





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Reply 13 - Posted by: calgrammy, 1/15/2013 1:38:00 PM     (No. 9117979)

Love the comments following the article. Seems the petition is not going over well with U.S. citizens.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: judy, 1/15/2013 1:39:50 PM     (No. 9117981)

Are these 54,000 living the US or Mexico....do they own guns from Holder´s operation..

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Reply 15 - Posted by: youngtexan, 1/15/2013 1:44:19 PM     (No. 9117998)

Note to Mexicans: That´s the problem in Mexico. Only thugs have guns while the rest of you can´t defend yourselves. Idiots.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: provide, 1/15/2013 1:56:00 PM     (No. 9118017)

They want to get on Bammy´s immigrant short list.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Happy Trails, 1/15/2013 2:03:07 PM     (No. 9118041)

"We won´t be free until the last gun is destroyed." Opps, I meant tyrant.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: aintnojoke, 1/15/2013 2:25:45 PM     (No. 9118088)

There are still 54,000 people there?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: enuf8, 1/15/2013 2:28:25 PM     (No. 9118092)

Hmm--asking the fox who guards the hen house for help.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: stryker714, 1/15/2013 2:42:46 PM     (No. 9118115)

Sooo I suppose this will be delivered by AP to the White House front door with a srtong emphasis in writing on Fast and Furious?

This takes the cake as most hypocritical story of day. Talk about a serious lack of understanding of cause and effect: The Mexies say our drug habit gets them killed and OUR guns are the root of the problem? Noooo; if the Mexies weren´t selling drugs, the problems/deaths would not happen. That is the root of the problem.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Edgelady, 1/15/2013 3:02:24 PM     (No. 9118149)

The AP doesn´t understand that gun trafficking and gun control are two different things entirely. Trafficking was escalated by Fast & Furious, which this president started.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/15/2013 3:02:28 PM     (No. 9118151)

Pervasive poverty nation tells others how to do things! How quaint!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/15/2013 3:03:31 PM     (No. 9118155)

Well those 54,000 Mexicans should elect leaders who will go out and arrest all the Mexicans who are smuggling guns into Mexico.

Probably 540,000 Mexicans would sign a petition today advocating another amnesty for Mexican illegal aliens in the USA, but that does not mean Congress will also that to happen.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: geoguy, 1/15/2013 3:10:35 PM     (No. 9118170)

Let´s consider doing a plan contemplated by Gen. MacArthur to seal off North Korea; lining our border with Mexico with radioactive cobalt. That´ll keep them out.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 1/15/2013 3:20:31 PM     (No. 9118196)

Dear Mexicans: there are guns made here because we have free markets and patent law, among other things.

Get your own house in order. Stop supporting, ignoring and/or propagating corruption. Stop the ´mañana´ culture. Stop sending us your workshy dross. Stop expecting another 1/3 (or 2/3) of the continent to pick up the tab for your mess.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: abiner, 1/15/2013 3:45:28 PM     (No. 9118273)

I wonder if the same petition is being circulated by Chicago gangs (who just can´t wait to turn in their guns...)?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Penney, 1/15/2013 3:54:04 PM     (No. 9118295)

Where is Daryl Issa and the rest of those on that Congressional Hearing which investigated the Fast & Furious guns? zzzzzzzzzz

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 1/15/2013 4:27:16 PM     (No. 9118381)

Mexico is our most violent state.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Axeman, 1/15/2013 4:32:34 PM     (No. 9118389)

I have guns AND a backhoe.
Just sayin´.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: vesicant, 1/15/2013 5:02:16 PM     (No. 9118464)

Listen up, Javier: Las armas no matan a los mexicanos. Los mexicanos matan mexicanos.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: tygerlily, 1/15/2013 5:05:01 PM     (No. 9118473)

My money says the Cartels PAID Mexicans to sign petitions because the Cartels have a vested interest in disarming AMERICANS.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/15/2013 10:56:07 PM     (No. 9119023)

I could get a million signatures for Mexicans to swim out into the Atlantic Ocean, never to return. Cui bono?

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