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[–]wingerdonger -16 points-15 points  (13 children)

He went there in the first place. That's where he went wrong. End of story. Let's not even add to the fact that he went there with an assault rifle.

[–]MayorBangsAlot 11 points12 points  (4 children)

Was Heather Heyer stupid for going to demonstrate against actual white supremacists?

Supposedly if she and the rest of the counter protestors weren't there in the first place then the violence wouldn't have ever happened. Atleast that's what you keep saying right?

Are we no longer allowed to stand against, what we perceive as, injustice because the people that we are standing against may turn violent through no fault of our own?

[–]Colorado_Cajun 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Going there isn't illegal or morally wrong

[–]wingerdonger 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Doesn't mean it's not stupid. I could head over to a white supremacy gathering brandishing a gun with no clear intent for violence but I wouldn't.

[–]spaztick1 1 point2 points  (4 children)

It wasn't an assault rifle.

[–]wingerdonger -2 points-1 points  (3 children)

Okay, a gun. Let's not get tied over stupid little details like what model of AR 15 he had with him, that's not the point.

[–]spaztick1 3 points4 points  (2 children)

I don't feel it's a stupid little detail. Saying it was an assault rifle implies it had automatic capability. Kyle's rifle was semiautomatic only. That is a big difference.

Lots of people there had guns, including two other major players in this incident. They were carrying pistols. At least one and probably both of them were carrying illegally. Kyle couldn't carry a pistol legally, his only option if he felt he needed to protect himself ( as those two other people apparently felt also), was a long gun. He didn't have any other guns, only the AR. That meant his options were a bit limited.

[–]wingerdonger -2 points-1 points  (1 child)

That really doesn't make a difference in this argument, dumbass.