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posted by takyon on Sunday June 12 2016, @06:00PM   Printer-friendly

A suspected Islamic terrorist opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida, killing 50 people and wounding another 53 before he was killed by police. While authorities continue to investigate to determine whether this man had ties to ISIS, the terror organization has not been quiet in praising the attack. This comes three days after ISIS announced they would attack somewhere in Florida. Today's attack marks the largest act of terrorism on US soil since 9/11.

takyon: The gunman reportedly called 911 emergency services to pledge allegiance to ISIS. The President will hold a briefing momentarily. Compare this article to the original submission.


Original Submission   Late submission by physicsmajor

 
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  • (Score: 2) by frojack on Sunday June 12 2016, @09:48PM

    by frojack (1554) on Sunday June 12 2016, @09:48PM (#358891) Journal

    Any kind of gun control will result in... only criminals having guns, while everyone else doesn't. I don't own one myself, don't need one.

    The first part of your statement was correct. Then you went off the rails.

    I've never yet needed one either. But there is a loaded (and secured) one within reach.

    Everybody inside that nightclub was unarmed. The lone offduty cop working outside security was the only one that engaged the shooter till swat arrived. And Swat let him have several hours alone inside while he continued to shoot people.

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