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Flashback: In 1999, Obama
wouldn’t support tougher
prosecution for school shooters

Daily Caller, by Vince Coglianese

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 1/16/2013 6:42:03 PM

In 1999, State Senator Barack Obama voted “present” on a bill that would require adult prosecution for discharging a gun in or near a school.That legislation came as a response to the tragic Columbine High School shooting that year. SB 759 provided that anyone 15 years of age or older charged with aggravated battery with a weapon in school or within 1,000 feet of a school would be charged as an adult.It passed the Illinois State Senate in a 52-1 vote, with 5 members voting present — including Obama.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 1/16/2013 7:00:20 PM     (No. 9120985)

Yes, but you see, that was then. His opinion has "evolved" on this as it did on gay "marriage". You see, he also supports teaching evolution, cause he does it right before our eyes. /s

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/16/2013 7:12:06 PM     (No. 9121010)

Today in his political gun control appearance Obama said that the mentally ill were victims, and since the big news mass shootings that he talked about today were all perpetrated by the criminally insane, you can see where all this is going, a call for the immediate banning of a large class of firearms, with nothing done about related mental health issues or the Hollywood and entertainment industries extremely violent movies, TV shows, and the very addictive violent video games through which unstable mentally ill people are indoctrinated and desensitized to extreme violence that they otherwise would have no knowledge of, growing up in small towns like Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/16/2013 7:42:59 PM     (No. 9121067)

Now, now the good president is confused!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 1/16/2013 7:49:09 PM     (No. 9121099)

Talking out of both sides of his mouth and his bottom side.

Obama is conflicted. He doesn´t know what he believes, doesn´t know any facts, and probably doesn´t know where he is.

His parentage is questionable.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: joew9, 1/16/2013 8:57:36 PM     (No. 9121204)

Obama does not support tougher penalties for criminals. He supports tougher penalties for the law abiding innocents.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dcomd, 1/16/2013 9:21:52 PM     (No. 9121230)

Simply more evidence of a drug addled brain!

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