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Old 12-04-2015, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Left Hand of Dorkness View Post
The problem is that they're not a counter. Gun control advocates are saying, "See? If guns were harder to obtain, people would be safer on balance." Your stories make exactly the same point.
You can interpret it that way, but I don't. The specific idea of including the types of stories you reference (attacker losing gun) is to counter the idea that the attacker will just take away a victim gun.

Originally Posted by Fear Itself View Post
In your opinion, what is the ratio of positive gun stories to stupid or tragic stories? No one is suggesting that guns are never used in a justified case of self defense, but that the societal cost of widespread gun ownership overwhelms the benefits.
I wouldn't hazzard a guess. Feel free to start a thread to discuss it!


In other news, Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Pamlico County
The home invasion call came in at 3:04 a.m. and sheriff's deputies responded. The sheriff said three people broke into the home; there were five people inside at the time.

Deputies said the homeowner shot and killed one of the intruders. The sheriff's office has not released the identities of the deceased man or the other suspects.
With 3 assailants, larger magazines are a plus.

Last edited by Bone; 12-04-2015 at 10:26 AM.