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Are Guns the Problem?

curmudgeon10 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 9:35 AM
when you are disarmed, and meet an assailant carrying a club, you will be so grateful that your brains will be bashed out instead of you being able to produce your concealed weapon and let the assailant flee, or not. being disarmed is so much safer when being attacked, according to our liberal nobility.
When I attended primary and secondary school -- during the 1940s and '50s -- one didn't hear of the kind of shooting mayhem that's become routine today. Why? It surely wasn't because of strict firearm laws. My replica of the 1902 Sears mail-order catalog shows 35 pages of firearm advertisements. People just sent in their money, and a firearm was shipped.

Dr. John Lott, author of "More Guns, Less Crime," reports that until the 1960s, some New York City public high schools had shooting clubs where students competed in citywide shooting contests for university scholarships. They carried their rifles to school on...