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DrDan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-17-11 10:41 AM
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9. do you really think that statistic is meaningful in any way
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  -Gabrielle Giffords and the perils of guns: How an armed hero nearly shot the wrong man. oberliner  Jan-17-11 10:31 AM   #0 
  - He did the right thing.  Statistical   Jan-17-11 10:35 AM   #1 
  - That sounds like a bogus statistic...  rfranklin   Jan-17-11 10:37 AM   #4 
  - Doesn't change the fact that you are far more likely to be killed by a cop than by a CCW  Statistical   Jan-17-11 10:41 AM   #8 
  - do you really think that statistic is meaningful in any way  DrDan   Jan-17-11 10:41 AM   #9 
     - Yeah.  Statistical   Jan-17-11 10:42 AM   #12 
        - well then - let's include those in the military involved in combat operations  DrDan   Jan-17-11 10:46 AM   #15 
           - Civilians (in self defense) kill roughly 3x as many criminals as Police do.  Statistical   Jan-17-11 10:56 AM   #19 
              - given a choice between being defended by a cop or a macho-civilian, I know  DrDan   Jan-17-11 11:05 AM   #20 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-11 11:07 AM   #24 
                 - let's not make it personal  DrDan   Jan-17-11 12:44 PM   #36 
                 - See which one is closer when you really, REALLY need them NOW n/t  shadowrider   Jan-17-11 11:09 AM   #25 
  - "nearly shot" == "didn't shoot"  slackmaster   Jan-17-11 10:35 AM   #2 
  - Agreed  shadowrider   Jan-17-11 11:10 AM   #26 
  - This is why it's stupid for anyone to conceal and carry.  Lucian   Jan-17-11 10:37 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-11 10:39 AM   #6 
  - there ya go . . .  DrDan   Jan-17-11 10:41 AM   #10 
  - Incidents like these?  X_Digger   Jan-17-11 10:39 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-11 11:07 AM   #23 
     - I answered your question, insult aside. n/t  X_Digger   Jan-17-11 11:11 AM   #28 
  - Most situations are far more simple.  Statistical   Jan-17-11 10:41 AM   #11 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-17-11 11:06 AM   #22 
  - Because something bad might almost happen?  slackmaster   Jan-17-11 10:43 AM   #13 
  - No.  Lucian   Jan-17-11 11:05 AM   #21 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-11 11:10 AM   #27 
     - Te chances are good that a person will never need to use his/her concealed weapon ...  spin   Jan-17-11 01:08 PM   #40 
     - And you know this, how? nt  SteveM   Jan-18-11 04:47 PM   #54 
  - Not all self defense incidents occur in a crowd ..  spin   Jan-17-11 12:49 PM   #37 
  - Often predicted, but facts do not support the claim  one-eyed fat man   Jan-17-11 03:18 PM   #45 
  - So, how many "confused as killer" shootings have you found? Please post. nt  SteveM   Jan-18-11 04:45 PM   #53 
  - This is the good judgement gun-control activists say we don't have  derby378   Jan-17-11 10:38 AM   #5 
  - Yes, and they're desperately trying to spin it as support for their anti-CCW views  slackmaster   Jan-17-11 10:44 AM   #14 
  - Gun carrier got involved and didn't shoot the wrong person with gun.  aikoaiko   Jan-17-11 10:46 AM   #16 
  - If anything this makes a case for CCW. He proves CCW  doc03   Jan-17-11 10:48 AM   #17 
  - +1  RamboLiberal   Jan-17-11 10:55 AM   #18 
  - I hope the entire Republican National Convention is CCW.  Old and In the Way   Jan-17-11 11:21 AM   #29 
     - Over 7000 went to a gun show in Tucson the other day  shadowrider   Jan-17-11 11:24 AM   #30 
     - Most gun shows  safeinOhio   Jan-17-11 11:52 AM   #32 
        - I see. So magazines and ammo aren't for sale. Whew!!! n/t  shadowrider   Jan-17-11 12:08 PM   #33 
     - Win?  Straw Man   Jan-17-11 01:22 PM   #41 
        - Sounds ghoulish, right?  Old and In the Way   Jan-17-11 02:03 PM   #42 
           - Yup, you really, REALLY want another massacre. n/t  shadowrider   Jan-17-11 02:04 PM   #43 
           - NRA Conventions (aside from the most recent) generally allow concealed carry...  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jan-17-11 02:47 PM   #44 
           - Yup.  Straw Man   Jan-17-11 03:28 PM   #46 
           - We've been watching this CCW "experiment"  RSillsbee   Jan-17-11 03:40 PM   #47 
           - He wants Republicans to all pack and have a wide open shootout  shadowrider   Jan-17-11 03:44 PM   #48 
              - He does kinda give lie to nonviolent leftist meme. n/t  one-eyed fat man   Jan-17-11 09:03 PM   #49 
           - Neither of which, as you well know...  PavePusher   Jan-18-11 12:29 PM   #52 
           - Finger-licking good, ay?  SteveM   Jan-18-11 04:50 PM   #55 
  - well oh my gosh, just ban all the guns then!!! Be good sheeple!! nt  GSLevel9   Jan-17-11 11:45 AM   #31 
  - Based on that "logic" - I nearly ran over an old lady  DonP   Jan-17-11 12:12 PM   #34 
  - It's the Newspeak about CCW holders. That, and "they don't stop crimes".  friendly_iconoclast   Jan-17-11 01:05 PM   #39 
     - Right of up there with that steamer: "More guns = more crime." nt  SteveM   Jan-18-11 04:52 PM   #56 
  - yea your right  john donathon   Jan-17-11 12:24 PM   #35 
  - He kept his weapon HOLSTERED/CONCEALED because he was unsure about the target...  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jan-17-11 12:58 PM   #38 
  - From a detached standpoint, you have to admire the mental gymnastics  Euromutt   Jan-18-11 01:34 AM   #50 
  - He didn't shoot.  jeepnstein   Jan-18-11 11:04 AM   #51 

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