This is a discussion on Some info. within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Sticks
They may have read it or will read it, but since it is contrary to their belief, they will discard it ...
December 6th, 2009 02:33 PM
Originally Posted by Sticks
This study has been a around a while. I presented it to a anti. He dismissed it as too small a study (only 43 offenders) of too focused a group (13 of them admitted gangbangers-drug traffickers -- i.e., too hardened).
Since it is contrary to the anti's belief / manta, just dismiss it. -- esp the
Predominately handguns were used in the
assaults on officers and all but one were
obtained illegally, usually in street
or in thefts. In contrast
to media myth, none of the firearms in
the study was obtained from gun shows
I'm just one root in a grassroots organization. No one should assume that I speak for the VCDL.
I am neither an attorney-at-law nor I do play one on television or on the internet. No one should assumes my opinion is legal advice.
Veni, Vidi, Velcro
December 6th, 2009 05:43 PM
To make matters even worse, law enforcement has been seeing gangbangers enlisting in the military and then going back to their gangs and teaching the other gangbangers what they learned. On top of that, quite a few have combat experience over in Iraq and Afghanistan as well.
December 6th, 2009 06:05 PM
I now see why the assault weapons are flying off the racks at my local gun shop. I would have never even considered one of those in years' past but now I check them out along with everything else. What use to be a hobby is quickly turning into basic survival.
“Monsters are real and so are ghosts. They live inside of us, and sometimes they win.”
~ Stephen King
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