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

James742 Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 11:29 AM
That's not the only catch 22. The other is that they prohibit the possession of a firearm in most of the placed these shootings take place, and then complain that civilians (supposedly) are not preventing the shootings. Kind of hard for an armed civilian to stop a shooting when you won't allow them to be armed in the first place.

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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