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Post By Sheldon J
February 24th, 2013 04:07 PM
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"Principal among the facts that Wolfgang was disappointed to learn, is that Guns are used for self-defense between 2.1 Million and 2.5 Million times every year. The following facts from the Kleck/Gertz study, relate directly to this fact.
In the vast majority of those self-defense cases, the citizen will only brandish the gun or fire a warning shot.
In less than 8% of those self-defense cases will the citizen will even wound his attacker.
Over 1.9 million of those self-defense cases involve handguns.
As many as 500,000 of those self-defense cases occur away from home.
Almost 10% of those self-defense cases are women defending themselves against sexual assault or abuse.
This means that guns are used 60 times more often to protect the lives of law-abiding citizens than to take a life.
At an estimated 263 million US population, in 1995, when the study was released, it also means that an average of 1 out of every 105 to 125 people that you know will use a gun for self-defense every year."
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March 3rd, 2013 01:43 PM
I am Jewish and was raised in an ultra liberal, straight Democratic party ticket voting family. I joined the Army in 1974 and learned about guns and the Second Amendment and have been a gun owner since, much to the dismay of my mother and one of my sisters. Thank you very much for this post.
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March 3rd, 2013 02:02 PM
I am not Jewish but I AM a member of Jews For The Preservation of Firearms Ownership. Excellent organization and you don't need to be Jewish to be a member.
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March 4th, 2013 12:18 PM
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