Good reading here. Stories that are reported but quickly bulldozed over in favor of some outrage anti-gun agenda.
Guns Save Lives - Stories of Self Defense
These politicians don't want to solve violent crimes or crime period. If they really did, they'd take an active role in those communities, live in those neighborhoods and shop at the same stores we do.
But they don't!
They live behind their walls and say FU, I got mine!
Most of congress are independently wealthy so they are already disconnected from the unwashed masses.
and what do we get? stand your ground laws....LMAO!
only in the US
STOCK Act passes in House - Political Hotsheet - CBS News
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor stripped a provision requiring those that collect financial information and sell it to Wall Street to register the same way lobbyists do. The House legislation does include a provision that would extend the new regulations to include the executive branch as well.
Will "political intelligence" stay in the dark? - Political Hotsheet - CBS News
In a move that infuriated Grassley, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor stripped the amendment out of the House version of the bill, saying that more study of the issues involved was needed. He also said the issue was outside the scope of the bill and wondered if the amendment could have negative consequences.
As CREW has noted, Cantor, whose largest contributor is the financial industry, has been the recipient of $23,500 and $15,000 in donations from Mark Gerson, chairman of Gerson Lehrman Group Inc., a leading political intelligence firm.
I read through many of the cases here in florida were stand your ground was successfully used as a defense, so many of them were people shoot in the back, etc. and unarmed. there is a time and place for violence and times when a person that can run should like when not cornered in public, etc. returning the US back to the days of the wild west does not solve a thing but taking lessons from far less violent country's would.
There are multiple government reports that state the AWB was ineffective, including the "high capacity" magazine ban. This is in addition to all the numerous stats you can look up yourself.
of course its ineffective when they are purchased legally and used by a small percentage of people that "snap" and go "postal". there are already millions of them out there in the public an AWB does nothing to address that but what talk of it does it drive sales through the roof, the intended purpose. just like the fear campaign that started in the 80's, nothing more than another ploy to get Americans to consume more than is needed.
With all the ARs that flew out the doors of anyone selling one now in circulation it's going to be quite a job to round them all up without incident.