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´Not one more!´ father tells students
at UCSB rampage memorial

Los Angeles Times, by Adolfo Flores

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/28/2014 2:04:21 AM

Addressing a packed stadium at UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday, Richard Martinez, the father of slain student Christopher Michaels-Martinez, called on the crowd to demand tougher gun control laws. He recalled how his son, when he was 8 years old, asked to play football. One day during a scrimmage, a bigger kid knocked him down. Martinez worried he was hurt, but in two seconds his son popped right up. “He stopped, put one foot on the ground and walked determined into the line,” Martinez said from the podium at Harder Stadium. “That’s the kind of kid Chris was.” In the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher, 5/28/2014 2:25:20 AM     (No. 9864080)

CA has guns laws on top of gun laws and it stopped nothing. The killer had a mother who warned the police at least once and it stopped nothing. So if what you´re looking for is confiscation, let´s see how loud you scream when some representative of the indigenous personnel shoves a gun in your face and demands your wallet or your car, ´cuz they won´t be giving up THEIR guns; neither will the government, who is at least as big of a concern.

I am sorry for your son...not for you.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Advocate, 5/28/2014 2:53:08 AM     (No. 9864087)

Eliot Rodgers should have been hospitalized for life.
The parents enabled him in his delusions -
40k car, first class travel and daily therapy.
He was a transfer student.
Many red flags.
He stabbed his first three victims.
They were closest to him and he brutally murdered them.
Why didn´t they fight back?
Mr. Martinez lost his only child to a madman.
Sorry for your loss.
Question.
If your son had had a gun and known how to shoot - would he have saved himself and prevented further deaths?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JediJerry, 5/28/2014 2:57:04 AM     (No. 9864089)

MIchelle put him up to this. #nomoregunsnowbecausewecare

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Reply 4 - Posted by: liberalslovetaxes, 5/28/2014 3:34:39 AM     (No. 9864093)

Deaths from a knife go after guns. Liberals are such losers.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 5/28/2014 4:39:31 AM     (No. 9864101)

There can´t be nothing worse than losing a kid but exploiting it for a left wing cause,causes a lack of sympathy.Looks like the parents tried to appease the kid by buying him stuff and it didn´t work.Materialism doessn´t fix brken people.

We´re probably seeing the first wave of psyhco kids who were raised on ADD drugs and playing violent video games in isolation.The lines between reality get blurred.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: belwhatter, 5/28/2014 4:49:23 AM     (No. 9864107)

It is painfully obvious that there is something more than access to firearms going on with these young disaffected males. In most cases they are medicated - should we question whether medication is adversely feeding these frenzies? The combination of violent video games, porn and withdrawal from societal norms also appears to form a consistent basic profile.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: chumley, 5/28/2014 5:11:02 AM     (No. 9864114)

Living in a free society requires that we show personal responsibility and restraint, lest that freedom be taken and the restraint imposed on us.
So many now show no restraint at all. Thats why the rest of us carry guns. Sadly, reasonable people cannot predict the actions of a lunatic. We will always be one step behind.
The innocent deaths are a tragedy, but they are not a valid excuse to remove even more liberty.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 5/28/2014 5:39:54 AM     (No. 9864126)

sorry for the mans loss but he is a moron.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Michaelus, 5/28/2014 5:53:05 AM     (No. 9864142)

It is sickening that the media are using this poor distraught man to push for gun confiscation. The man is in a terrible state. Leave him alone. You have no business putting him on TV.

Where are the parents of the three guys who got stabbed BTW? I bet they are just as upset.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: franq, 5/28/2014 6:00:03 AM     (No. 9864150)

A hearty amen to #5.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: DaddyO, 5/28/2014 6:07:03 AM     (No. 9864157)

"Not one more!".. amen, brother. Concealed carry for everyone.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mazeman, 5/28/2014 6:39:36 AM     (No. 9864184)

Your grief ends where my nose begins.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 5/28/2014 8:03:13 AM     (No. 9864257)

Not enough that this poor man lost his son but he has also drawn the MSM´s short straw to be taken advantage of - in the left´s ceaseless attempt to disarm law abiding citizens.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: maryann4629, 5/28/2014 9:44:27 AM     (No. 9864414)

The article mentioned all six murders, but I don´t believe it ever once acknowledged that half of those were by a knife. Deceptive, biased, agenda-driven reporting.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 5/28/2014 10:49:56 AM     (No. 9864509)

RE #´s 5 & 6:

Spot on. How long before we see late night ambulance chaser commercials shouting, "Did your child take ADD drugs and go on a homicidal rampage? CALL ME NOW!!!"

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Reply 16 - Posted by: provide, 5/28/2014 11:09:08 AM     (No. 9864544)

Martinez is a lawyer. I always wondered why he had a loud, confident and public presence before microphones.

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