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DHS: Semi-Automatic Handguns Weapon of Choice in Mass Shootings

Repnextdoor Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 4:22 AM
Gun addicts object to background checks. What do they have to hide? It is just that criminal.
chris73 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 7:54 AM
Your ignorance is hilarious! Pop quiz hotshot: are criminals subject to background checks? The answer would be NO. Why? Because they don't purchase firearms legally. In the words of a good friend of mine "go kick rocks."
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 6:19 AM
I bet that you opposed the Patriot Act and warrantless wiretaps (I did and still do), but using your logic, YOU SHOULD NOT HAVE. After all, if warrantless wiretaps prevented ONE terrorist attack and saved ONE life, WHAT DIFFERENCE DID THEY MAKE?

Only people that had/have "something to hide" would oppose the government listening in on their conversations or reading their email...using YOUR logic, of course.
CVN65 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 10:53 AM
They already read or scan every email and listen in to all cell conversations. There is no privacy. The NSA has enormous servers and complex algorithms just to do this. Data mining.

A November 2012 Mass Shootings Analysis report issued by the New Jersey Intelligence & Analysis Unit (NJ ROIC) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security shows semiautomatic handguns are the most common weapons used to carry out mass shootings. The report was issued one month before the Newtown shooting in which, according to the coroner and police, the killer used a semi-automatic rifle.

"The mass killing incidents this year at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin and a movie theater in Colorado garnered international attention and focused the efforts of public and private sector security officials on...