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Ed Schultz: "We've Never Had a Civilian Stop a Shooting"

cjurgens Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 12:32 AM
Not surprising from Ed, but what a stupid remark, and apparently based on a stupid bit of "research". I suspect that they became mass killings while waiting for the "proper" authority to show up WITH GUNS. Somehow, nobody having a gun allowed the killers to shoot people with abandon, people who found out that hiding behind a desk chair or in a closet didn't really do much. So my "research" says that virtually all mass killings were eventually stopped by people WITH GUNS. How shocking is that?

Yeah, he really said this:

Where did he get this idea? Jack Coleman over at NewsBusters thinks the claim originated from a Mother Jones article written in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, but Schultz doesn’t source the statement. The Mother Jones report states: “In the wake of the slaughters this summer at a Colorado movie theater and a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, we set out to track mass shootings in the United States over the last 30 years. We identified and analyzed...

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