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what is going on with the killings in the US?

I live in Canada but I've been reading all these news about police officers getting killed in Oakland and Pittsburgh, and that senseless murders in that immigration depot, and I understand that we canadians shouldn't butt in to US situations, but as a human being I'm pretty concerned about these senseless killings. Now what i don't understand is, why do Americans love their guns so much as to not accept gun regulations?

Asked By: Caribou - 4/4/2009
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You know, things started getting bad when people started getting laid off and losing their jobs... More
Answered By: OIFUSMCVET - 4/4/2009
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Look I live in thee US I'm pretty concern to but it's the economy! People are angry and there is a huge unemployment rate! About guns idk really but it's really bad hear there is alot of crime and violence but it's the economy!!
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Answered By: Jonaslover - 4/4/2009
 
Well, as everyone knows USA is the most notorious place to live in the planet. These murder and killing has been going on since the invasion of the land from their native people. GOD is the only way to excuse themselves, so have to repeat GOD BLESS USA, but the reality is full of poverty still goes on nothing new here... More
Answered By: dokomo - 4/4/2009
 
Canadians don't have a culture of violence. The US has a big shadow element to its psyche which is the violent oppression of native americans and black people. Add that to the violent suppression of Iraqis ( so quaintly dubbed Hajjis by the US troops there--didn't they call the Vietnamese ( also another people who... More
Answered By: teranam92 - 4/4/2009
 
Me too, I was scared to go to the mall today with all the shootings. It's because of the bad economy. Your lucky you live in Canada.
Answered By: shygirl93 - 4/4/2009
 
I'm American and I don't love Guns... More
Answered By: ~SIXX:A.M. Me~ - 4/4/2009
 
Many more babies are killed by abortion than are killed by handguns each year.
Answered By: xtina - 4/4/2009
 
With the economic times we live in money is tight and people lose jobs and people are starting to buckle under the pressure... More
Answered By: Lightning Spiral - 4/4/2009
 
Read some Hopi Indian Lore and Prophecy... More
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Answered By: GOD - 4/4/2009
 
Thank you Sweetie for being concerned about us Americans. By the way I would never leave the greatest nation on earth, but I really like Canada. I went there twice when I was a child... More
Answered By: Pearl - 4/4/2009
 
watch bowling for colombine and u will know why!!! paranoid crazy people some citizens are!! they own guns in their house until their lil kids find it and shoot up the school...go to any school and ask kids how easy it is to get a gun and u will faint of shock!!!!!!! the NRA im sure have an answer for us!!
Answered By: warda s - 4/4/2009
 
Fluffy, if Canada had 300,000,000+ citizens like we do, you would see a similar amount of aberrant behavior. Instead you have 35,000,000 citizens spread out on a larger land mass... More
Answered By: Thrice adream - 4/4/2009
 
I see it as a wonderful time to love our guns, I will be licensed to carry very soon and will be able to protect myself and anyone around me that is not armed... More
Answered By: sometimeswrong - 4/4/2009
 
I like most of the answers you received and they could explain a lot. I also think drugs which are quite plentiful in the US add to our problems. Put it all together and you violence beyond control.
Answered By: hynangeleyes - 4/5/2009
 
I like you. Americans are proving their hypocrisy. Americans say to every other country"you can't do this you can't do that" while we Americans go without rules and kill each other.
Answered By: pat - 4/8/2009
 
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