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Postby rjaypeters » Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:24 pm

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Postby Diogenes » Thu Oct 25, 2012 11:51 pm

‘What all the wise men promised has not happened, and what all the damned fools said would happen has come to pass.’
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Postby rjaypeters » Sat Oct 27, 2012 1:55 am

[sarc]Now, I must buy a gun...

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/10/25/f ... own-a-gun/

It has all become clear to me. Thank you, Dr. Cass![/sarc]
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Postby williatw » Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:21 am

The Case for More Guns (And More Gun Control) by Jeffrey Goldberg
How do we reduce gun crime and Aurora-style mass shootings when Americans already own nearly 300 million firearms? Maybe by allowing more people to carry them.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/arc ... ol/309161/

...Today, the number of concealed-carry permits is the highest it’s ever been, at 8 million, and the homicide rate is the lowest it’s been in four decades—less than half what it was 20 years ago. (The number of people allowed to carry concealed weapons is actually considerably higher than 8 million, because residents of Vermont, Wyoming, Arizona, Alaska, and parts of Montana do not need government permission to carry their personal firearms. These states have what Second Amendment absolutists refer to as “constitutional carry,” meaning, in essence, that the Second Amendment is their permit.)

...According to John Lott, an economist and a gun-rights advocate who maintains that gun ownership by law-abiding citizens helps curtail crime, the crime rate among concealed-carry permit holders is lower than the crime rate among police officers.

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Postby Diogenes » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:35 pm

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Postby williatw » Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:56 am

Newly released photo shows bloodied George Zimmerman from night of Trayvon Martin incident


http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/12/03/ne ... on-martin/

...Zimmerman’s legal team released the photo, which they believe bolsters their case that Zimmerman, 29, was being beaten when he fatally shot the 17-year-old Martin in the chest. The photo was taken by police and only released to Zimmerman’s team recently, said Zimmerman’s lawyer. Previously, the team only had a black-and-white photocopy of the picture.

“That's really one of my frustrations. They originally submitted a black and white photo so we asked for a color copy. They then submitted a color photo copy that was drab," said Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara to Foxnews.com.

"We kept asking for a digital copy and then we had to file a motion [in court] to have it submitted." ....
Requests for comment to special prosecutor Angela Corey's office were not immediately returned.

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Postby GIThruster » Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:41 am

"Courage is not just a virtue, but the form of every virtue at the testing point." C. S. Lewis

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Postby Diogenes » Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:07 pm

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Postby GIThruster » Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:49 pm

"Courage is not just a virtue, but the form of every virtue at the testing point." C. S. Lewis

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