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Good Guys With Guns

Hoosierguy Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 5:43 PM
Have there been any studies on guns purchased through "gun show loopholes?" Does anyone have a number of how many of those guns have been used to commit crimes? I keep hearing about closing the "gun show loophole", but I suspect that's a great big red herring.

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...