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October 27th, 2008, 06:41 AM
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http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/200...oots_himse.html

This is the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard. What were these so-called "adults" thinking? Why would anyone hand an 8 y/o a sub-machine gun? Everyone involved is to blame here. The club, the instructor, the parents. It does not take much common sense to understand an 8-Year-Old should not be handling an Uzi, supervised or not. This tragedy was totally preventable, everyone involved should be absolutely ashamed of themselves. I am now oficially sick to my stomach for the day.
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October 27th, 2008, 08:47 AM
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You know...I'm anti-gun control laws.....I fully support the NRA, and am a gun owner myself. However.....this is so wrong. I cannot imagine handing an UZI to my child. This is so sad!
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October 28th, 2008, 02:41 AM
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thats crazy! How horrible, what a preventable disaster! Im so glad I live somewhere where there are certain laws to try and protect others
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November 9th, 2008, 03:17 PM
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I just had to say.... this is so awful. very sad. and it happened in the town i was born in and all my family lives.. i lived there untill last year when i moved more central mass ( im in central mass and this happened in western mass) i live about a hr from there. my grandfather was and uncles all are members of the club.... ughhh
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November 10th, 2008, 03:11 AM
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how tragic
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