Gun Control Advocate Shoots, Kills Her Three Children & Herself – Texas

U.S.A.-(Ammoland.com)- Ashley Auzenne was a mother of three and an advocate for more laws to limit access to firearms. She was at the end of a divorce, had suffered from depression, and appears to have killed her three children, Parrish, 11, Eleanor, 9, and Lincoln, 7.  From foxnews.com:

On Thursday, the Harris County Medical Examiner’s office ruled that the deaths appeared to be because of a murder/suicide with the “mother as the suspect.”

Many have written about the subject, noting the seeming hypocrisy.

Many have written about the irony.

It is very sad that Ashley could not control her demons a little longer. If only she had been able to resist the pain for a few more days, she and her children might have survived.

This is a terrible event. Divorce is extremely hard to go through for most people. It is harder when there are children involved. In Japan, a parent killing their children and themselves is considered a “family suicide” and not a homicide.

In Japan, the three deaths would be counted as suicides. This is a small part of why cross-cultural rates of homicide do not serve well to indicate the effect of various laws.

While Ashley appears to have been a vocal advocate for more restrictions on gun ownership, it does not mean she had thought through all the implications and ramifications. Many gun control advocates simply trust the government more than they trust themselves. Others act out of emotion rather than logic. Many rely on bad information peddled by biased media.

A great many of them are attempting to do what they think is correct, without much reflection. It is common for academics who have studied gun control to change their opinion, and conclude most proposals for restricting guns are misguided and counter-productive.

Most gun control legislation is passed in a hurry before people have time to argue the issues, consider long term consequences, and make rational, carefully argued decisions. Those who wish the population disarmed push for fevered decisions, done quickly, without much rational thought. They know calm reflection will not result in the laws they desire.

Most people have heard the push to DO SOMETHING, right now!  It is the cry of people who know rational discussion is not in their favor.

Ashley's terrible decision to end her own life, and that of her three children, reminds me of that sort of decision. A decision made at the height of emotion, a decision made while under terrible stress. Such decisions are often very poor decisions.

Most people have learned through hard experience, that making quick decisions during emotional crises leads to regrettable results.

A great many people find Ashley's last decisions regrettable and deplorable.

The people who designed our government knew that bad laws were often passed at the height of emotional tides. They designed the Constitution to slow down the process so as to dampen extreme decisions during emotional crises.

For the most part, the system has worked. Unfortunately, the rise of mass media in the last 50-75 years has overcome many of our former safeguards. Mass media can build national emotion very quickly, placing pressure on all branches of government all at once. It would not matter as much if the media had diverse opinions and ideologies.

As the media became mass media, most of the dominant media has been of one ideology, Progressivism. It has colored our national discourse for decades.

Now, more than ever, we need to be vigilant against extreme decisions made at the height of deep emotional stress.

When someone tells you a law must be passed, right now! Ask yourself why there is no time for argument, debate, and the consideration of long term effects.

If the proponents say it is because we need to harness the emotion of the moment to get what they want, it is likely bad law.


About Dean Weingarten:Dean Weingarten

Dean Weingarten has been a peace officer, a military officer, was on the University of Wisconsin Pistol Team for four years, and was first certified to teach firearms safety in 1973. He taught the Arizona concealed carry course for fifteen years until the goal of constitutional carry was attained. He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and recently retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation.

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Jim
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Jim

Watch the national news cover this…

Will
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Will

@Jim,’cept FOX,…crickets!

Sapper04
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There is only one good thing that came of this tragedy. The gentleman in the video succinctly identified her. The one good thing is that this “cunt (bleep)” is dead! If she is not in hell, well that is a serious test of my faith! So sad, these kids will never grow up. Their pop my be beside himself. Please pray for these children and especially for the father as I am sure he needs the strength!

RoyD
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RoyD

At least seven people down voted ras52, Core, Grim, and myself. I find that interesting. I wonder if anyone else would also find that interesting.

Whormd
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Whormd

Great article! The real question is “how do we hold the leftist media accountable for partisan reporting?“

Buster
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Buster

The left can’t decide if they want to report on this or not. I suspect they will. And when they do, it will be twisted into a push for red flag laws.

Oddly enough, a red flag law might’ve saved these children.

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This proves that anti gunners are off their rocker or a couple of cards short of a full deck. God Bless the children, they did nothing to the killer.

Circle8
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Circle8

This proves that anti gunners are off their rocker or a couple of cards short of a full deck. God Bless the children, they did nothing to the killer.

ras52
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ras52

Thanks Dean, and thanks to Colion Noir for telling folks what gun control is really about.

Core
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Core

Sad. Most of these liberals behind these completely politically motivated power grabs are halfway to the Coo-coo’s nest. I’m really getting sick of parents killing their children, don’t be a [email protected] coward and be an hero and leave your children out of it!

freedom isnt cheap
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freedom isnt cheap

all because her primate jamaile left her ,like they(his kind) always do

RoyD
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RoyD

Sorry, freedom isn’t cheap, I don’t speak jive. Can you give a translation into English?

Core
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Core

He’s just delivering his observation via token racism. Come on man we are better than this!

Grim
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Grim

This is not the KKK forum. Take it elsewhere.

Gdubb
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Gdubb

God bless Texas. Let’s hope the endless wave of libtards stops flowing in before we lose it forever.

Greg K
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Greg K

This exemplifies the Progressive mindset, they seek to restrict others for the deeds they would carry out themselves.

So what makes more sense? Restrict Liberties, or restrict people who think like this?

StWayne
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StWayne

As it is, I’m not going to mix it up with gun control, but nonetheless have something to contribute. Take it or leave it, it’s up to you. With that: my ex is the reason I’m single. After 23 years of “togetherness,” I had to push her out the front door in 2011 because she was planning on killing me. She was bi-polar to the extreme; wouldn’t take her meds; and was a 24/7 disaster to be around. When she started putting all the steak knives sharp end up in the dish rack to dry, I started getting suspicious of… Read more »

Deplorable Bill
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Nearly the same thing happened to me. She tried to kill our new bourn by putting him face down in a horse corral with the air temp that day of 114+. Had her locked up at the county psyche ward for 13 days. She then promised she would take her meds. Had to ask her to leave two years later because she would not take her meds so she tried to kill me on my birthday and then by police when she failed at that. When that did not work she tried to shoot me in the back and she… Read more »

RoyD
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RoyD

You know that because of the divorce there were a number of people involved that were in positions of authority; lawyers, counselors, teachers, shrinks, family and last but not least, the Judge. You cannot tell me that there wasn’t at least one of them that saw signs that she did not need to have unsupervised care of these children. Remember: “If you see something, say something.” You might just save a life.

JPM
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JPM

Quit making excuses for her. She is/was a hypocrite in the extreme. She was a nut-case and typical of today’s brain-dead liberals. I feel sorry for the kids, but you have to look at it as at least now, her genes have been forever and completely removed from the gene pool.

CaptainKerosene
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CaptainKerosene

Woman drowns her three children. Woman straps kids in car and kills herself with a 60 mph head-on collision with a semi on Interstate highway. Woman
Fixes cyanide laced Thanksgiving dinner and feeds her three children.
Despondent woman shoots her three children since she wanted the deaths to support gun control.
I’ll bet that last was her “reason” because THEY aren’t ready to ban highways or cars.

RoyD
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RoyD

Emotions can result in good and ill. I am reminded of a person who slew his brother long, long ago because he was angry about what he thought was a slight. Actions while in emotional distress seldom turn out well.

John
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John

Mentally disturbed woman engages In “mental violence“ using the very tool she advocated banning normal folk from having.

My heart cries out for the children for the torture suffered by her hand and prayers to the family for their loss.

Laddyboy
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Laddyboy

My heart goes out to the family for their loss. Mr. Colion is absolutely correct. IF YOU do not FEEL you can trust YOURSELF with a weapon – – – DO NOT OWN ONE. GET all of the weapons OUT OF YOUR HOME. Lock up the weapons in a safe YOU do not know the combination or do not have the key. However, DO NOT criticize Americans for being an owner. These people who cannot trust themselves need to “sign up” to see a psychologist or if the situation is bad enough GO TO A HOSPITAL AND DEMAND HELP! It… Read more »

Knute
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Knute

It also demonstrates why it’s “GIRLS gone wild”.
https://uberhumor.com/girls-vs-women-gone-wild-louis-ck
It would appear that this one was slightly more insane than the average anti. But only slightly.

noneoftheabove
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noneoftheabove

Yes… this is saddening. Very saddening. God bless their souls. The mother… well should be in hell right now.

Why cannot these people go by themselves? Why kill your children and/or anyone else for that matter?
Hell… she could have went to a Marxist anti-gun or other anti-American meeting and taken some of those idiots with her. Oh wait! Those hypocrites have armed guards.

Tionico
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Tionico

Proof positive that it is not about the GUNS they want to control, but simply about CONTROL. By killing her children she exercised the ultimate in control. She who would be God, but certainly was NOT, usurped HIS authority over who lives and who dies when. She now knows she is NOT God. As do her three children.
This is simply the heart of all the “hell yes we’re comong for your AR and AK rifles” sorts.

StreetSweeper
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StreetSweeper

Wow… what a psycho this monster was; kills her own kids. And had the gall to be a “gun control activist”. The video says it all, projection. She hated guns because SHE couldn’t be trusted with a gun. Burn in a lake of fire bitch; eternally.

Rock
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Rock

The more I read stories like this and the like… I am REALLY starting to think that the “gun control advocates” that push their agenda on all others cannot control THEMSELVES are weak minded and are afraid of what THEY might do with weapon (gun, knife, car, fire, water, whatever) so they force the ANTI GUN bullshit on everyone… ANY sympathy that could have been shown to her, OR anyone else that take another life/lives when set on removing themselves from the living is NON EXISTENT. Like you said, “burn in a lake of fire bitch, eternally”. I DO feel… Read more »