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

Repnextdoor Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 4:23 AM
A simple FBI backgroud check could save lives It is just that easy.
rhinegarten Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 6:14 AM
Been done for the last 20 years.

You're just that uninformed.
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 10:12 AM

really is pathetic ain't it?

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...