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Universal background checks can not reduce murder.

Posted 04-07-2013 at 17:02 by TheJ
Updated 01-07-2014 at 17:33 by TheJ

The figure thrown about is something like 1.7 million criminals have been stopped but the overwhelming vast majority of those in that figure are not prohibited people. (And you know that because almost nobody ever serves time for it) It's analogous to the when senator Ted Kennedy was stopped five times because he was on the no fly list and claiming that stopped five terrorists and/or attacks...

The fallacy with so called "universal" (or otherwise) back ground checks is...
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Why Gun Control Always Fails..

Posted 02-19-2013 at 15:16 by TheJ
Updated Yesterday at 13:43 by TheJ

The core reason gun control always fails to reduce violent crime/murder is because it effectively can only negatively impact the ability to defend and has practically no effect on the ability to attack.

Why is that?

Well, action movies and sensationalized news media not withstanding, it is practically a universally accepted empirical fact that firearms are only one of an infinite number of tools with which criminals may commit attacks murder/violent crime. I don't...
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Wounded Warrior Project Refuses help from Gun Organizations?

Posted 11-12-2012 at 09:53 by TheJ

Saw a tweet from Tom Gresham:
Wounded Warriors Project just reconfirmed they don't do anything with media or companies involved with firearms. Don't need our $, I guess.

A short time later he sent out this:
I'll stay with HAVA for helping wounded warriors. Gun folks taking veterans shooting and hunting.

Tom Gresham is an absolutely straight shooter and not prone to spreading gossip.

I found this shocking that they would be so bigoted...
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Book- Glock: The Rise of Americas Gun

Posted 12-21-2011 at 14:31 by TheJ
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This is a great read. I found it fascinating both as somebody who has a big interest in Glock and other firearms generally in addition to how the business achieved it's status in the America. I found the story that unfolded as I learned about some of the history and players behind the success of Glock to be surprisingly exciting and even riveting at times. The more I read the book the the more I wanted to keep reading it. I was actually disappointed that it had to end.
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