OT Alec Baldwin, Accidental Killer?

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  1. Natebishop3

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    Gun safety is very much a gun control issue. Isn’t that what a lot of “common sense gun control” is about?
     
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    I see your point. But mine was gun control is more about keeping guns from people who shouldn't have them, training, tracing. There should never have been bullets in the gun.
     
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    I agree with you but is there responsibility on the actors to always check a gun that’s handed to them? I can’t imagine just trusting someone else that a gun is safe.
     
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    I just don't know enough about that, but on a news program they said the prop master, I think that was the title, is in charge.
     
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    I was reading a thread on Reddit from someone who has that career and the safety precautions that they personally take is extensive. It sounds like this movie was just extremely unsafe.
     
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    She was shot in the chest. How did that happen?
     
  8. Natebishop3

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    What do you mean?
     
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    I heard she was hit in the chest. How did that happen was it pointed directly at her?
     
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    Twice impeached loser hated Baldwin for spoofing him on Saturday Night Live. Acolyte JD Vance, a candidate for Republican nomination for Senate angling for mango endorsement, told Twitter CEO he had to let Trump back onto Twitter so he could mock Baldwin. A woman died but by all means get revenge for a comedy show parody.
     
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    The shot was likely directly at the camera which is often where the DP is going to be. But that's just a guess.
     
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    I check every gun that I pick up for a round in the breech. But that's a personal gun safety issue and not a law. I've been around guns for many many years while I'll bet most others have not. Gonna keep guns around then you'd better learn some basic gun safety and learn it good.
    Hey, here's another pet peeve. Why do they allow people out there hunting when they know nothing about gun safety or hunting?
     
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    New Mexico has an involuntary manslaughter law that can comes into play when there is negligence. Not using safety measure with any gun is negligent, imo. And I believe there was certainly negligence in this case.
     
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    Clearly there was negligence but I don't believe it was criminal.
     
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    Alec Baldwin is an idiot. You should ALWAYS check your gun whenever you pick it up.
     
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    Killer implies he caused her death, which is indisputable. He pointed and fired a loaded gun at a person, killing her.

    Accident implies that he tripped, or was bumped, causing him to point the loaded gun at a person and pull the trigger, but again killing her.

    We can agree that it's highly doubtful that he intended to kill her.

    I hope we can agree she'd still be alive today if he hadn't pointed a loaded gun at her and pulled the trigger?

    Forget the red herrings of HIS production company's previously reported unsafe handling of guns and recreational use of live ammo. These are 100% non-factors in her death. These are media damage control to shield an arrogant Leftist Oligarch from being held responsible for killing a person by his willful act of gross negligence with indifference to human life.

    Every gun safety/handling course ever conceived starts with...

    Rule #1 ALWAYS ASSUME THE GUN IS LOADED BEFORE PICKING IT UP.

    Rule #2 PERSONALLY CONFIRM WHETHER THE GUN IS LOADED OR NOT.

    I was taught this by my father at age 8, and again in a hunter safety course when I got my first gun at age 10, and again in my 30's when I took another Hunter safety course with my sons.

    Supposedly, Hollywood requires actors to take some sort of gun safety course before handling guns on the set.

    Baldwin has acted and used guns in at least 7 movies.

    I hope he eventually feels terrible about killing her and destroying so many lives, but his past personal interactions and public rants indicate a degree of sociopathic behavior which casts doubt on that hope.
     
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    Clearly then, by your "idea" of gun control, Baldwin is a specific person who should never have had a gun. A shining example for your crusade against Freedom.
     
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    …….or @MARIS61………How could I have forgot him???
     
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    So if I kill someone by running them down with my car while I'm texting, your first go-to is to blame the gas station attendant for filling my tank?
     
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    The person holding the gun is in charge.

    Nobody fired the gun remotely.

    Now I'm remembering why intellectual discussions ceased occurring on this board.
     

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