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Joe Biden to Meet With the NRA

Carlos_7 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 6:03 PM
Detroit Police reported 58,000 crimes in 2012 ... That covers about 1 in 12 residents. Hence, if you were to live in Detroit for 12 years, your chance of being a crime victim are 100%. (note: most crimes go unreported ... drug dealers don't make a police report when they are robbed at gunpoint, and many victims do not wait around for the police to arrive.)
Carlos_7 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 6:05 PM
Oh ... and murder by firearms are less than one half of one percent of crimes.

The National Rifle Association has accepted an invitation from the White House to engage in a discussion as part of Vice President Joe Biden's gun task force. More from The Hill:

Biden will meet Wednesday with gun-safety organizations and shooting victims groups and on Thursday will meet with gun ownership organizations and sportsmen who use guns recreationally, according to the White House.

NRA spokesman Andrew Arulanandam said the organization accepted an invitation received from the White House late Friday.

"We are sending a rep to hear what they have to...