The average deaths in shooting rampage when stopped by police is 14.3
The average deaths in shooting rampage when stopped by a civilian is 2.3.
I compiled and analyzed 93 shootings, noting my methodology, complete with links to the raw data.Read more »
Gun Control Amendment Restricting Magazine Size To 10 Rounds Slipped Into Cyber Security BillRead more »
If people had a gun, innocent lives might be saved more often than not.Read more »
Why do police issued firearms in Detroit not have safeties? A woman accidentally discharges a policeman's firearm by hugging him from behind at a party where he had a concealed weapon on him.Read more »
Entitled "Run, Hide, Fight," the video depicts a fictional shooting incident at an office building. Personal commentary: While these may be good tips for "the masses", perhaps they should have mentioned early on that if someone (or group) has the Will and the Skill to take the guy on near the beginning of the incident (rather than waiting until they are cornered like rats), even more lives could be saved. But I guess such persons of Will and Skill figure this out in an instant and ignore the official line. Also, as an "follically challenged Male of European-American I feel stereotyped :)Read more »
A man took a knife and stabbed two people before an armed citizen pulled a gun and forced him to stop. The suspect was then arrested.Read more »
James Holmes _may_ not have been wearing "body Armor" after all.... This matters because if true, then it would have been much easier for an armed defender to stop him. According to this article, "...despite its name, the urban assault vest is not bulletproof, but is simply a vest made for carrying accessories." This possibility needs further research. It is difficult because even days later, police do not seem to be releasing much specific information.Read more »
6-year-old girl youngest victim of 'Batman' massacre in Colorado
Relatives have confirmed 6-year-old Veronica Moser was killed during the premiere of the latest Batman saga, 'The Dark Knight Rises', in Colorado. Her 25-year-old mother remains in hospital in critial condition.
DETAILS TO FOLLOWRead more »
Gun Deaths: A Familiar American Experience
In America, over one dozen guns are legally sold every minute of every day.
There are almost 300 million privately-owned firearms in this country - that's almost enough to arm every man, woman and child - but while there is a gun in four out of every 10 of American homes, only a small percentage of owners have most of the weapons, with the average collection swelling in recent years to around seven guns per owner.Read more »
Young civil rights activist arrested after police found him with the M1 carbine strapped to his back. Says he and a girlfriend had gone to see a movie and had some spare time, so he decided to walk around the business district with the rifle to exercise his open carry rights under Michigan law. Police officers all testified that he appeared several years younger than 18. He was arrested "only" after he repeatedly refused to provide identification showing he was of legal age to be carrying a weapon.Read more »
LIVE 7 Days a Week!
Mon-Sun: 7pm-10pm Eastern