REAL Reasons for Carrying a Gun!

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    REAL Reasons for Carrying a Gun!

    Crime data for each state really puts things into perspective. I'm really amazed at the stats....

    Table 4 - Crime in the United States 2007

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    Look at the population figures, how some states are decreasing and others are increasing. Looks as if people are mooving out of northeast and moving west and south.

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    The stats for D.C. are a very very telling.

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    Little surprised at how well the NE faired. One thing I did take from that chart was how there is no coorelation between a state's gun laws vs. murder. Which means the guns and the laws aren't the root problem, hmmm whatever could it be???
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    I'm glad Washingtons crime seems to have dropped a little.. Although i'd be more intested to see it on a 5 year scale.
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    Be careful who you bother in Georgia !!

    At least, the skells moving down South will NOT be crossing paths with the UNARMED masses they preyed upon in the Northeast. Down here these "good ol' boys" SHOOT BACK and this recently transplanted New Yorker will too!!!
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    Unfortunately Florida is a magnet for seniors and [Edited]. Maybe they think that they can easily prey on the seniors moving here. I don't know but we can teach the seniors to shoot also.
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    Great stats! they show that crime in My state are down a little more each year.
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    I think if more people to their own personal defense more seriously, those numbers would start going down!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thumper View Post
    I think if more people to their own personal defense more seriously, those numbers would start going down!
    That's so very true!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thumper View Post
    I think if more people to their own personal defense more seriously, those numbers would start going down!
    I read somewhere "Hunting ain't fun when the rabbit shoots back."
    You have to make the shot when fire is smoking, people are screaming, dogs are barking, kids are crying and sirens are coming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miggy View Post
    I read somewhere "Hunting ain't fun when the rabbit shoots back."
    Now, that's a classic !!!
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    It is interesting to note that DC's violent crime rates are 3 to 4 times higher than the national average. I gues Fenty is doing a GREAT job.

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    Maby it was those OLD timers that taught you young Whipewrsnappers how to shoot? ..

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