Politicians Are Poody Heads

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Gun Control. Now!

on August 31, 2016

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Pearl was driving to work Saturday morning through the local streets of Solon, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb so serene that Money magazine last year named it one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

It was just after 7 a.m. when the 53-year-old mother of three cruised through an intersection and a man in a sport-utility vehicle ran a red light, slamming into the driver’s side of Pearl’s Ford Taurus, police reports would later say.

The intensity of the crash caused Pearl’s car to skid across the intersection and the SUV to roll several times until it came to a rest flipped upside down, police reports said.
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Police and other officials would later identify the man as a former U.S. Marine, one who had been deployed to Iraq twice.

The female witness, who gave a written statement to the police, told Cleveland.com what happened was so traumatizing that she did not want to be named.

Rifle in hand, the driver of the SUV walked toward Pearl and — as she held her hands up — shot her several times, the woman told the news site.

“I can’t get her screams out of my head,” she told the site.

Several people in the area appeared to have witnessed the accident. Another woman, Jamirra Brabson, heard four shots, then a woman scream, before three more rounds of at least three shots, the site reported.

WashingtonPost

Can we for the love of God (or Gods) and all that’s holy, get some sensible gun control laws in this country???
Hey, NRA, I blame you, and your gun-loving acolytes, for all these senseless gun deaths!

(And, while we are at it, this man may well have been suffering from PTSD due to his deployments. We also need better screening and help for our military veterans. We can’t keep sending them overseas to our senseless wars, and then ignore them when they come home with profound problems.)

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