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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 12:34 PM

4th Attack in 2 Weeks Leaves Mounting Death Toll, Questions on How to Make Soft Targets Safe

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/08/us/soft-targets-thousand-oaks-bar-shooting/index.html

CNN) Four soft targets in two weeks: a grocery store in Kentucky, a synagogue in Pittsburgh, a yoga studio in Florida and now a college bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Any ruthless attack on people is shocking, but attacks on soft targets are particularly disturbing. Soft targets represent simple, daily life. People come and go. They expect to be safe as they pick up a cup of coffee, deposit their paychecks, fill prescriptions or grab a bite to eat. Their guards are down.

The death toll in the four recent incidents has been stunning, with 27 people slain:

Two shoppers gunned down October 24 in the parking lot and inside a Kroger in Jefferson, Kentucky

Eleven people attending Shabbat services killed October 27 when an armed man walked into a Pittsburgh synagogue. Six people were wounded, including four responding police officers.

Two women, a physician and a college senior, shot to death November 2 inside a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida. The gunman wounded four other people.

And on Wednesday, 12 people killed and more than a dozen injured when a masked man opened fire inside a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 01:03 PM

1. How about starting with this gun culture?

There is nothing that can be done when everybody is armed to the teeth.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 02:25 PM

2. MAYBE MEDAL DETECTORS????

I guess the terrorists will be winning in this country until something is done? I think the terrorists next step will be suicide bombs to kill more people. I wonder what the reason of why these killers are crazy is still a mystery?

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 08:02 PM

3. no worries...

"thoughts and prayers" will solve the problem...

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