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Response to Iggy (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:34 AM

7. Don't forget the assertion that high-capacity magazines save lives.

This ran in U.S. News & World Report following the attack on Gabrielle Giffords and her constituents:

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2011/02/14/high-capacity-ammo-clips-for-guns-save-lives

Why do honest Americans—private citizens and police alike—choose magazines that hold more than 10 rounds? Quite simply, they improve good people's odds in defensive situations. Contrary to what the public sees in the movies, criminals are not always stopped when struck by a single bullet, or even multiple shots. And one third of aggravated assaults and robberies involve more
than one assailant, according to the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics.


Notice the author doesn't deal with the situation we saw at Newtown, namely that the gun owner's weapon will be used to destroy dozens of lives within minutes, shooting innocent children up to 11 times each.

Notice too the faked concern (so on display with LaPierre yesterday) and the tone of aggrieved persecution. I say these fools have gotten their way long enough and we must not let up. It's going to take years, but saving any life is worth it.

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