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The Truth About Guns

Seawolf Wrote: Aug 04, 2012 11:48 AM
My team would take exception, LOL ....small correction..the civil is a misnomer, a civil war is when two entities fight over one gov't..the South had a gov't, it just wanted to secede which it had every right to do under the constitution. This nation is every bit as divided as it was in 1860, maybe more so.

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...