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The Truth About Guns

libertybel4 Wrote: Aug 04, 2012 12:44 PM
The illogic of the Gun Control Wackos boggles the mind. If a person has a mind to murder, he doesn't need a gun to do it. The 9/11 terrorists used box cutters to subdue passengers on the planes they crashed that killed 3,000 people. Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City Bomber didn;t use a gun to kill 168 innocent people and wound 800 more. He did his evil deed with a home-made pipe bomb. Weapons don't kill - bad people do.
Jerome49 Wrote: Aug 04, 2012 3:21 PM
Not a pipe bomb, liberty. McVeigh used 55 gallon drums of farm fertilizer and ammonia to blow up the federal building in Oklahoma city.

The tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, has led to a lot of unfortunate misinformation about firearms. Let's try to add some facts to the justified emotion.

Are Some Guns More Dangerous than Others? The shooter in Aurora had three firearms when he entered the theater: a pump action shotgun, a semiautomatic rifle and a semiautomatic handgun.

In a closed, crowded setting like a movie theater, the shotgun was probably the most lethal of the three. Every shotgun shell can spray a half-dozen or more pellets, each capable of killing or maiming a person. Twelve-gauge shotguns often fire five shells, and...