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The Truth About Guns

Truthisthis Wrote: Aug 04, 2012 1:37 PM
You are a disgrace to the Corps! The N.R.A. has NEVER said anythig you state. They stand for safety. As a former Marine, you most likely were on latrine duty all & eveyday! And our forefathers had it right!, another fact you have WRONG, in your twisted little head. GUN CONTROL=hitting where you aim!---The idiot in Co, couldn't even clear a jam, because he had no training. That alone saved many people! AND where were the conceled carry people?, when needed the most? Go play with your G.I.Joe, Looser!

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...