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The Truth About Guns

Seawolf Wrote: Aug 04, 2012 11:37 AM
The difference Ken is that the citizen is on the scene and the LEO is at the least minutes away, those minutes frequently cost people their lives. Also, the citizen is not hampered by "rules of engagement" that handcuff our police officers AND our military.

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...