Firearms, Guns and Weapons

Auditing Shooting Rampage Statistics

Posted July 31st, 2012 by MuslimNonarchist

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.

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Major Gun Control in Already Bad Cyber Security Bill Set for Vote

Gun Control Amendment Restricting Magazine Size To 10 Rounds Slipped Into Cyber Security Bill

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A short take on why gun bans won't work.

Posted July 30th, 2012 by Rob just Rob

If people had a gun, innocent lives might be saved more often than not.

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Why do police issued firearms in Detroit not have safeties?

Posted July 30th, 2012 by BmoreBBoy

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.

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DHS-funded video gives tips to survive a workplace shooter.......DUH!

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 :)

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An armed citizen stops a mass stabbing in progress in Salt Lake City.

Posted July 27th, 2012 by Jordan Viray

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.

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James Holmes may not have been wearing "body Armor" after all....

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.

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6-year-old girl youngest victim of 'Batman' massacre in Colorado

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.


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Gun Deaths: A Familiar American Experience

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.

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Young man not guilty of brandishing firearm and disturbing the peace

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.

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