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Sat Dec 15, 2012, 08:19 AM

 

Questions I Ask Myself About Connecticut School Shooting by Juan Cole

Why doesn’t anyone on these news channels ever mention that firearms are used in 300,000 crimes a year in the US?
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Fedaykin Dec 2012 OP
snappyturtle Dec 2012 #1
bossy22 Dec 2012 #2
Tuesday Afternoon Dec 2012 #3
Eleanors38 Dec 2012 #4
gejohnston Dec 2012 #5

Response to Fedaykin (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 08:31 AM

1. Good find. I wonder how many times a gun presence has stopped a crime? I bet it

isn't 300,000. imho

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Response to snappyturtle (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 09:59 AM

2. estimates put it at 200,000-2.4 million

it's a hard statistic to nail down since the belief is that many defensive gun uses are not subsequently reported tothe police

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Response to bossy22 (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:03 AM

3. do you have a link to confirm that estimate? thanks.

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Response to Fedaykin (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:15 AM

4. Strange complaint, given MSM is virtual mouthpiece for gun-control.

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Response to Fedaykin (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:59 PM

5. dog bites man isn't news

man bites dog is.

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