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A teenage boy was "moments away" from carrying out a high school massacre after going to class with a shotgun, knife, balaclava and 200 rounds of ammunition, a court has heard
What is a "six year detention order"?
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...all the previous child shootings should teach the parents to lock their guns up so that their kids couldn't get them without explosives/etc
...I'm pro gun...wish I could get a bunch from all the historic eras
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...all the previous child shootings should teach the parents to lock their guns up..
Right, our 10-year-old schoolmate Alan brought a box of bullets to school in the 1950's just to innocently show them off for shock effect, they must have belonged to his dad, and I remember how exciting they looked with their bright shiny brass casings, we'd never seen real bullets before!
The teachers soon caught wind of it and marched him off to the headmaster's study to await the arrival of the police and it all blew over.
Another of Alan's shock effect tricks was to sh*t himself in class, god we loved that kid..
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What is a "six year detention order"?
He is too young for a sentence that takes him to an adult prison but he is still deemed to be dangerous and will be detained within the youth system
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If this fed up waste of oxygen had gone ahead with his little plan. After the carnage, outrage, mass funerals and shattered families. I wonder what the repercussions would have been for the legal holders of a shotgun licence?

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I imagine that his father has had to do some explaining to do in any case. He would be required to have the gun securely locked away when not in use and the cartridges kept separately and obviously this was not done.
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I'd bang that idiot up in the next cell to his moronic offspring!

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I imagine that his father has had to do some explaining to do in any case. He would be required to have the gun securely locked away when not in use and the cartridges kept separately and obviously this was not done.
is that the law in Britain?
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Seems to be the same in your beloved country ,no?Just parents responsibility,no ?
Or is it another paragraph of the 2nd amendment?
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A shotgun licence owner has to keep the weapon in a locked cabinet when not in use, ammunition is kept in a separate locked cabinet. If that lad could get access to his father's guns and ammunition, the father wants nailing, his licence and his shotguns confiscating.

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A shotgun licence owner has to keep the weapon in a locked cabinet when not in use, ammunition is kept in a separate locked cabinet. If that lad could get access to his father's guns and ammunition, the father wants nailing, his licence and his shotguns confiscating.

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Right, our 10-year-old schoolmate Alan brought a box of bullets to school in the 1950's just to innocently show them off for shock effect, they must have belonged to his dad, and I remember how exciting they looked with their bright shiny brass casings, we'd never seen real bullets before!
The teachers soon caught wind of it and marched him off to the headmaster's study to await the arrival of the police and it all blew over.
Another of Alan's shock effect tricks was to sh*t himself in class, god we loved that kid..
I can remember taking .22 rounds to school with me back in junior high. My buddy and I would go out plinking waiting for the bus arrived. That is until my siblings' babysitter narked me out to my parents. Dad was some awful p***ed. We had shot away nearly his entire brick of ammo!

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is that the law in Britain?
Terms of his shotgun license which I imagine he no longer has.
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A shotgun licence owner has to keep the weapon in a locked cabinet when not in use, ammunition is kept in a separate locked cabinet. If that lad could get access to his father's guns and ammunition, the father wants nailing, his licence and his shotguns confiscating.

And it's not just to prevent access by the kids but in case of a burglary.
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I imagine that his father has had to do some explaining to do in any case. He would be required to have the gun securely locked away when not in use and the cartridges kept separately and obviously this was not done.
Yep, same applies here.
A guy I work with lost his licence because the police came to check that his guns were there and secure. He was out and one of the police asked his wife to open the gun cabinet. She went and got the key and opened. As she wasn't the licence holder she should not have has access; no more guns!
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