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Common Defense: In Crisis, America Buys Guns, Hurray!

Andrew1554 Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 8:27 AM
a couple of shots to the chest would have knocked him down and rendered him helpless for at least a few minutes, long enough to deliver one between the eyes.
Kali_Fred Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 12:00 PM
Go to wiki and read about the N. Hollywood shootout. You are too young to remember or didn't pay attention., Both guys were hit numerous times in the chest and elsewhere with 9mm rounds and shotgun blasts. DID NOT knock them down. It wasn't until SWAT arrived with 5.56 rounds that the fight came to an end.

Don't know if it is on youtube, but I distinctly remember watching the film on TV at the time wondering how they weren't at least knocked over by all the police fire.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 9:33 AM
go for groin or lower abdomen shots,it's not covered by the usual chest trauma plate. Plus the upper legs are vulnerable.

While the Left looks for more reasons to restrict our right to self defense every time an infamous shooting occurs, the standard reaction of the general population in Colorado is to stock up on guns and ammo in self defense.

It’s a reaction that’s uniquely American, where every man’s a captain. But it’s also a reaction that has a long history in the West, a history we should be proud of.

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