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“I don’t care if they’re licensed legal firearms, people who are not highly trained… putting guns in their hands is a recipe for disaster. So I’ll train our officers that there is a concealed carry law, but when somebody turns with a firearm in their hand the officer does not have an obligation to wait to get shot to return fire and we’re going to have tragedies as a result of that. I’m telling you right up front.”
Also do they have powers to take guns If someone is mentally ill?.
I dunno I'm a Brit
According to a study by Newsweek magazine, only 2% of civilian shootings involve an innocent person being shot (not killed). The error rate for police is 11%. What this means is that you are more than 5 times more likely to be accidentally shot by a policeman than by an armed citizen. But, when you consider that citizens shoot and kill at least twice as many criminals as do police every year, it means that, per capita, you are more than 11 times more likely to be accidentally shot by a policeman than by an armed citizen.
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originally posted by: seagull
a reply to: OccamsRazor04
I find I resent "gun nut". I am an enthusiast, I admit. Nut? Not so much.
Nor are any of the "gun nuts" that I know.
Now then, where's that ban button...?
Time for talkin' ain't quite over yet, and hopefully never will be, because contrary to your over the top hyperbole, the vast majority of Americans don't want to go shootin' at folks we disagree with.