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

Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 5:34 PM
323: The total number of homicides committed with ALL TYPES OF RIFLES, INCLUDING “ASSAULT RIFLES,” in the United States in 2011. 496: The total number of homicides committed with hammers or other blunt objects in the United States in 2011. 0.012%: The number of deaths caused by assault weapons in the United States in 2011. ~1.5 million: The estimated number of AR-15s in the United States in 1994. 9.0%: Overall homicide rate in the US in 1994, the year the Assault Weapons Ban was signed. 3,261,725: The number of estimated AR-15s in the United States in 2005. 5.0%: Overall homicide rate in the US in 2009, FOUR YEARS AFTER THE ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN EXPIRED.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 5:39 PM
Better beware, Resist, We Much!!! American Observer is going to come in and tell us that since those numbers you posted are here on Town Hall, they are nothing but lies. He won't refute them. He'll just say that since Town Hall is a right wing internet outfit, nothing contained therein can be the truth. Of course, you and I, and most regular posters who frequent these forums, know that she's a radical nutball who should not be allowed to possess any firearms, nor even be near one. She's mentally unstable from what her posts seem to indicate.
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 5:57 PM
I hope she does. I will be more than happy to provide all of the links to the GOVERNMENT sites.


Correction:

3,261,725: The number of estimated AR-15s in the United States in 2009.

2009 =/= 2005
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 5:35 PM
0.1%: Percentage of the 71,000 people, who lied on their background checks in 2009, prosecuted by the Obama administration.

More than 45%: The decrease in the number of gun prosecutions by the Obama administration compared to the Bush administration.

Let’s pass MORE GUN CONTROL LAWS for Obama NOT TO ENFORCE!!!

You, libs, are sheer geniuses!

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.

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