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Good Guys With Guns

chicaree Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 12:58 AM
Look at what research says about gun violence and good guys with guns. "A team led by Dr. Arthur Kellermann of Emory University conducted a survey of 388 homes that had experienced homicides. (1) They found that 76.7 percent of the victims were killed by a spouse, family member or someone they knew, and there was no forced entry into the home. Strangers comprised only 3.6 percent of the killers meaning only 3.6 percent were ruled legally excusable homicide (that is, self-defense).
Dan107 Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 7:54 AM
Isn't 3.6% dead criminals better than 3.6% more dead victims?
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 4:36 AM
The infamous 43:1 survey?
Kellerman himself said his survey was flawed and had to return to it and revise the numbers after other researchers peer-reviewed it and panned it. He's revised it more than once,IIRC.

it turns out it includes criminals who knew the criminals they shot,not "family members" as they want you to believe. IOW,the survey included drug deals gone bad,and other criminal actions.

Kellerman's surveys are not to be trusted.
SpiritInterface Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 3:33 AM
Hey chicaree why don't you goose step your way back to your Klan rally since you are too stupid to even understand the topic at hand.

The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.

That statement, from NRA president Wayne LaPierre, was immediately turned into a laugh line by the press, deemed everything from “deadly spin” to “delusional” to “paranoid.” The New York Daily News proclaimed that anti-gun cranks—oops, I mean “mental health experts”—who had never met LaPierre had diagnosed him as crazy.

As someone who went to journalism school and has worked in media for years, I’m used to this. Left-leaning editors and reporters declare what “everyone” knows and “everyone” thinks, while pretending to be...