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kirby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-25-09 08:52 AM
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6. Knife vs Gun homicides...
In 2007 - 1796 murders using 'cutting instruments' versus 10086 murders using firearms. Now tell me which one has killed more people. And also consider that just about everyone/every home has a knife, but not a gun.
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  -Two killed in Arizona graduation shooting panzerfaust  May-25-09 07:50 AM   #0 
  - If only the party-goers had all been armed?  Confusious   May-25-09 07:56 AM   #1 
  - Wow, I don't know what ethnic group you are trying to parody, but that is some high-quality stuff.  Raskolnik   May-26-09 01:06 PM   #29 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-25-09 08:10 AM   #2 
  - If only everybody there had had a firear!. nt  Captain Hilts   May-25-09 08:20 AM   #3 
  - Especially the small children. Then far more than a 10 yo could have been grazed.  superconnected   May-26-09 05:10 PM   #32 
  - "...(W)hen police arrived, patrol cars were hit by gunfire  rocktivity   May-25-09 08:21 AM   #4 
  - Considering it was the Mesa police it is a miracle he is still alive  JonLP24   May-25-09 10:00 AM   #13 
  - OJ didn't need a gun.  shadowknows69   May-25-09 08:43 AM   #5 
  - Knife vs Gun homicides...  kirby   May-25-09 08:52 AM   #6 
     - No, I'm not playing, I was being snarky  shadowknows69   May-25-09 08:56 AM   #7 
     - Excellent post!  superconnected   May-26-09 05:11 PM   #33 
  - all armed with panzerfausts ! :O) n/t  pkdu   May-25-09 09:29 AM   #8 
  - recommend  xchrom   May-25-09 09:34 AM   #9 
  - Not enough info  JonLP24   May-25-09 09:48 AM   #10 
  - 2400 West Javelina, it is near Dobson and Broadway  JonLP24   May-25-09 09:55 AM   #11 
     - delete  depakid   May-26-09 02:53 AM   #17 
  - YAwn ...another anti gun nut post ...trying to divide Dems and the DU community.  L0oniX   May-25-09 09:59 AM   #12 
  - What's stopping you?  Arctic Dave   May-26-09 12:40 AM   #14 
  - The moderators won't allow defensive gun posts anywhere but the gun forum.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:40 PM   #38 
  - lol anti gun nut lol that is too too rich.  grantcart   May-26-09 01:23 AM   #15 
  - Are you trying to ignore the problem  FunkyLeprechaun   May-26-09 06:10 AM   #19 
  - No, the problem is mixing firearms and alcohol  slackmaster   May-26-09 09:36 AM   #24 
  - What?  beevul   May-26-09 10:57 PM   #48 
  - I think that a compromise would be  FunkyLeprechaun   May-27-09 03:20 AM   #49 
     - Of course facts suck....  Statistical   May-27-09 07:41 AM   #54 
     - Your compromise is lacking in compromise.  inkool   May-27-09 08:39 AM   #57 
     - Where is the compromise?  Taitertots   May-27-09 09:38 AM   #60 
     - I like compromises. Will you agree to lifting all federal bans on manufacturing/importing arms  aikoaiko   May-28-09 10:27 AM   #78 
  - Yet UK has higher violent crime rate than the United States.... strange n/t  Statistical   May-27-09 07:38 AM   #53 
  - The U.S. doesn't "glorify" firearms, just violence.  Israfel4   May-27-09 07:51 AM   #56 
  - "If the government trusts you... "  Howzit   May-27-09 11:14 AM   #67 
  - In the United States we are not subjects to our government  Caliman73   May-27-09 12:00 PM   #69 
  - UK gun homicides are at record lows.  krispos42   May-28-09 09:53 AM   #77 
  - the degree of empathy you display for the shooting victims is both typical and telling  villager   May-26-09 09:31 AM   #22 
  - Never miss an opportunity to turn someone's tragedy into your personal political soapbox.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:43 PM   #39 
  - Strange how you're not taking the OP to task  Euromutt   May-27-09 05:28 AM   #51 
  - It would help if you gun owners would quit doing like your compatriot in the article.  superconnected   May-26-09 05:13 PM   #34 
     - You mean the miniscule fraction of legal gun owners that commit crimes every year.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:46 PM   #41 
  - This stuff makes news in Australia  depakid   May-26-09 01:42 AM   #16 
  - I'm sure that's news to Judy Galante  Euromutt   May-27-09 05:41 AM   #52 
     - Australia also has higher violent crime rate than the US.  Statistical   May-27-09 07:43 AM   #55 
        - The poster child for the anti-second amendment crowd gets taken to task n/t  Taitertots   May-27-09 09:46 AM   #62 
  - This and the Harvard University shooting  FunkyLeprechaun   May-26-09 06:02 AM   #18 
  - You're probably wasting your time. And I agree with you  Tansy_Gold   May-26-09 07:04 AM   #20 
  - That is an obvious lie  Taitertots   May-27-09 09:29 AM   #59 
  - Responsible firearm owners are not opposed to restrictions...  spin   May-27-09 11:30 AM   #68 
  - I call BS on your post- Give us an example from here on DU  friendly_iconoclast   May-27-09 07:38 PM   #71 
  - Butchering the Constitution, what a novel idea you have George.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:48 PM   #42 
  - Project much, Dave?  FunkyLeprechaun   May-27-09 03:22 AM   #50 
  - Can you tell me the difference?  gorfle   May-27-09 09:19 AM   #58 
  - Curiosity prompts me. Since you hail from the UK...  spin   May-27-09 12:57 PM   #70 
  - Harvard University shooting discussed here  Howzit   May-28-09 12:32 AM   #72 
  - local coverage: the shooter's son was also hit  Blue_Tires   May-26-09 07:58 AM   #21 
  - Let me take a wild guess...  slackmaster   May-26-09 09:36 AM   #23 
  - Yawn.  proteus_lives   May-26-09 11:19 AM   #25 
  - Oh, look, yet another "Yawn" reply by a gun person.  Arugula Latte   May-26-09 11:23 AM   #27 
     - No, it's not "ho hum"  proteus_lives   May-26-09 03:14 PM   #30 
     - Right, a gun owner, just like you, decided to go get his gun and kill someone  superconnected   May-26-09 05:16 PM   #35 
        - Miss  proteus_lives   May-26-09 10:48 PM   #43 
        - Criminals illegally possessing firearms commit the vast majority of murders.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:50 PM   #44 
        - No, not "just like me"  Euromutt   May-28-09 06:57 AM   #74 
     - Yet you couldn't be bothered for condolences only criticism of a DU member.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:45 PM   #40 
     - The actual consequences of gun proliferation bore them...  villager   May-26-09 10:56 PM   #45 
        - Exactly  Deadric Damodred   May-27-09 10:38 AM   #65 
           - Nobody ever "just snaps"  Euromutt   May-28-09 05:01 AM   #73 
              - You could probably..  jeepnstein   May-28-09 09:01 AM   #75 
              - I haven't read The Gift of Fear.  Deadric Damodred   May-28-09 09:25 AM   #76 
  - gun pushers... more guns less gun violence  fascisthunter   May-26-09 11:19 AM   #26 
  - Its handy when you get to create your own silly positions, then respond dismissively to the same  Raskolnik   May-26-09 01:04 PM   #28 
  - Guess he won't be on a gun nut on internet for a while. At least I don't think they have internet  superconnected   May-26-09 05:09 PM   #31 
  - Never miss an opportunity to turn someone's tragedy into your personal political soapbox.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:34 PM   #36 
  - What kind of idiot suggests arming everyone?  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:37 PM   #37 
  - A brain-dead, thoughtless, Internet idiot  slackmaster   May-26-09 10:56 PM   #46 
     - These repeated lies really do grow old.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-26-09 10:57 PM   #47 
     - So you can point to someone who advocates that position?  Taitertots   May-27-09 09:41 AM   #61 
        - Of course not, but it is a very common straw man  slackmaster   May-27-09 10:14 AM   #63 
        - That's the point, no sane person advocates that position, but we are accused of it constantly.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-27-09 11:08 AM   #66 
  - More criminals doing criminal things. They should be put away a LOOONG time.  Hoopla Phil   May-27-09 10:29 AM   #64 

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