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Sports Writer: The NRA is the New KKK

LoneGunman2 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:46 PM
Then there's the issue of violent crime, not just murder by firearms. Here's some interesting data from Australia. "It is a common fantasy that gun bans make society safer. In 2002 -- five years after enacting its gun ban -- the Australian Bureau of Criminology acknowledged there is no correlation between gun control and the use of firearms in violent crime. In fact, the percent of murders committed with a firearm was the highest it had ever been in 2006 (16.3 percent), says the D.C. Examiner."
Elizabeth420 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:58 PM
LoneGunman: I've got pages of info re "gun bans" throughout the world & the sub-
sequent national tragedies that have only smoothed the way for various tyrants &
regimes to engage in all manner of reprehensible/heinous crimes against humanity.
LoneGunman2 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:47 PM
Even Australia's Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research acknowledges that the gun ban had no significant impact on the amount of gun-involved crime:

In 2006, assault rose 49.2 percent and robbery 6.2 percent.
Sexual assault -- Australia's equivalent term for rape -- increased 29.9 percent.
Overall, Australia's violent crime rate rose 42.2 percent.

Fox Sports columnist Jason Whitlock, the same writer Bob Costas based his ridiculous anti-gun halftime report on over the weekend, told CNN's Roland Martin yesterday that the NRA is the new KKK. 

Sports gets so much attention, and people tune out the real world, that I try to take advantage of the opportunity to talk about the real world when sports lends itself to that and try to open people’s eyes. You know, I did not go as far as I’d like to go because my thoughts on the NRA and America’s gun culture – I believe...