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‘I want the world to see what they did to my baby’

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

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From The Star, Toronto: 

If Americans knew what bullets did to human flesh, they’d support gun control. So perhaps they should be shown in living colour what bullets do to small bodies. A mere description is insufficient for the literal-minded.

Noah Pozner, 6, was one of the 20 child victims in the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14. All the dead were shot between three and 11 times. Tiny Noah took 11 bullets. His mother, Veronique, insisted on an open coffin.

In his coffin, there was a cloth placed over the lower part of his face. 

“There was no mouth left,” his mother [said]. “His jaw was blown away.”

Full story here

Hat-tip: Tony Piper

4 comments on “‘I want the world to see what they did to my baby’

  1. Quokkagirl

    Wednesday 6th February 2013 at 6:56 am

    If only I was Obama. Just think of the legacy he would leave if he had the courage….

  2. Phoebe Hoare

    Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 7:01 pm

    A very powerful article which you would hope make the pro-gunners think twice about possessing such weapons…but I don’t think it will.

  3. Jed

    Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 6:58 pm

    Read this article with tears, please let it make a difference.

  4. Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 3:43 pm

    Very sorry for the idiots who love guns. Self defence is one thing, slaughter with military guns is obscene

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