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In the United States, Knives, Fists, and Feet are More Dangerous Than Rifles

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posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 12:52 PM
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This comes directly from FBI Homicide statistics. I sure hope King Obama or his court jesters Diane Feinstein and Hillary Clinton and their minions do not see amputation as a "common sense" law to combat these killings. The King of Belgium seemed to think it was appropriate in the Congo.



The Federalist
Are you ready for a mind-blowing statistic? In 2014, you were six times more likely to be murdered with a knife than you were with a rifle. Knives were the weapon of choice in 1,567 murders in 2014, according to the FBI. It gets crazier. You were also nearly three times more likely to be killed by someone’s fists or feet than you were to be murdered with a rifle. In 2014, 660 people were murdered with what the FBI calls “personal weapons”–hands, fists, feet–compared to 248 with rifles.

In the United States, knives are more deadly than rifles. So are fists. And feet. This is not my opinion. It is an incontrovertible fact. And it’s a fact that highlights a point that far too many people refuse to acknowledge: the human desire to kill is far more deadly than any weapon. Weapons do not of their own volition and agency decide to kill people. That requires human intervention. Humans hell-bent on death and destruction will get their hands on whatever tools they need to wreak their desired havoc. Restricting the use of those tools by innocent people who only want to protect themselves and their families is delusional madness.

Yet here we are. Rather than blaming individuals and ideologies, the leading lights of American society have decided to demonize inanimate objects. Despite the fact that the terrorist in Orlando was a radical jihadi who pledged allegiance to ISIS, progressives have decided to blame the NRA for what happened. Even though the terrorist was registered to vote as a Democrat, his fellow Democrats have decided that Republicans are the true culprits.


The hive mind is evolving, and confirmation bias and false narratives has it under control for the goal of destroying the second amendment. All we can do is counter with facts and common sense. In fact we are all also more likely to die in a bicycle accident than victimized in a mass shooting.




posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:00 PM
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Fists

Maybe this is why guns were given the alias 'Arms'.

So when men are left with their fists on their flesh arms, the elite will ban their fleshy 'arms' as well.

This is why it is set that the Mark of the Beast will function in the forehead because when the elite remove everymans arms, there is only the head left.



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:04 PM
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Facts have not place in this debate.

Most people would rather go off of opinion, fueled by the ever fallible human trait of emotion.



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:04 PM
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a reply to: AmericanRealist

Oh #, and you brought facts and everything. But.....but......the black rifle frightens me.



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:07 PM
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Violence is Violence, and it's everywhere and it will never be gone. Statistically the level of violence is the same for most countries with regard to their level of development.

www.gallup.com...

Inaccurate and deliberate portrayals by the media can certainly play a role on those of a more weaker mental fortitude. Giving rise to emotion fueled rhetoric laced with manufactured "facts" to further drive home the attempts made by the media and other special interest groups.

Not much can be done about it.



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:09 PM
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a reply to: AmericanRealist

Solid facts. You have to love them.

While being absolutely appalled and disgusted by the various mass killings that have occurred in the States, one has to be realistic about what lead to them. The truth is that these deaths would not have been prevented by better law, because the perpetrator would simply have gained the weapons to carry out their crimes by illegal means instead, or chosen entirely different methods.

The problem is the will to kill, and a surveillance state which claims dominion over everyone's data to "protect them" but cannot spot a loony worth a god damn. Mental health issues, and the rapid and effective treatment of them, coupled with HUGE expansion of residential mental healthcare facilities programs to house those who cannot be permitted to be abroad in society for their own healths sake, and the physical health of others, is the real issue here. The fact that these things are not in place, and have been allowed to fall by the wayside, are nine tenths of the problem.

The presence of inanimate objects barely registers in the face of this stuff.



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:11 PM
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This comes directly from FBI Homicide statistics. I sure hope King Obama or his court jesters Diane Feinstein and Hillary Clinton and their minions do not see amputation as a "common sense" law to combat these killings


Did someone say common sense ?



In the United States of Dysfunction.

The STATE has more blood on their hands than any private citizen.

Between arming drug cartels, despotic regimes in the ME, and it's mass drone attacks.

But hey demagogue a thing, and IGNORE your constitutional RIGHTS.

I guess people never learned anything from history.

Between the native American genocide here in the US.

Slavery.

And other events around the world when the people were disarmed.

Most notable the entire reason for the second was that King George told the colonials that guns were 'bad'.

He would 'protect' them.

Until the slaves in the colonies rebelled against their master. That is, and to keep history from repeating itself.

Forged a document over two centuries ago, and made that famous number two in the Bill of Rights.

Any hoo.

The choice is yours people.

You want to be slaves ?



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:15 PM
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a reply to: AmericanRealist



***screams*** aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Big gun you'll never get me! Ban them!



***screams*** aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

My little pony you'll never turn me LGBT! Ban them!




posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:15 PM
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a reply to: TrueBrit

Speaking of mental health. Yesterday my van was overheating and I had to stop to pull over and add some more coolant at a gas station. I noticed a pan handler holding a sign and asking for money. When traffic picked back up, he sat to the side on a short concrete barrier and began to argue and threaten someone .... that was not even there.

"Go ahead and hit me, Ill bust open your lip and sue you for everything you got!" were the exact words I heard him say before he took a swig of some booze. Poor bastard. My wife tells me there is a Spanish woman in a similar situation that frequents her job and always has to be removed.

I think it is time that the Democrats here maybe push funding for mental health facilities again instead of trying to ban something that kills less people every year than human fists or feet. Personally, I have ran into way too many of these lost souls on the streets, and I think once they hit that point maybe their mind is already too far gone??



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:19 PM
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a reply to: AmericanRealist

OH PLEASE! I cannot stand it when idiots use this stance.


There is not a significant rise in the deaths of fist / feet / knives / cars / slow cookers / ovens / tree branch fallings, etc.

There have been 16 MASSACRES in the past 8 yrs and this trend is rising significantly!!!

We need to do something about it. Next massacre could be in YOUR city, open your eyes!

Crazy people have access to guns, we MUST restrict this!!!!

If you cannot agree on this then sorry, I cannot help the ignorant and thick skulled. Just don't twist murder weapons to try and prove a useless point...

OMG!



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:22 PM
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a reply to: AmericanRealist

Another thought...maybe some mental health facility is emptying some bed space?
Just dumping people out into the streets who can't take care of themselves.



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:26 PM
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a reply to: veracity

On another thread a poster said he did not care how many died as long as the second amendment is kept,he got many stars for his comment and thats basically where its at people with that mindset can win or loose you an election so if you dont like it leave because its never going to change.



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:27 PM
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a reply to: veracity

What exactly defines someone as being crazy and having access to guns?
What were the motivations for these mass murders and who pulled the
trigger?



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:28 PM
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a reply to: khnum

I know bc there are so many ignorant Americans who only care about themselves...not in my city...out of site out of mind.

Until their son or daughter gets killed in a massacre by a semi-automatic rifle by a crazy person...ooooh, how would you feel then?

Impossible for you to know...bc you are too stupid and thick skulled!!!



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:30 PM
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a reply to: AmericanRealist

Why are you comparing bare handed and knives to a type of gun? Why not compare bare handed and knives to just guns in general? Oh wait that would blow your narrative out of the water wouldn't it?

This whole thread is abusing statistical analysis to try to make it look like rifles are less harmful than knives and fists then use that evidence to argue that guns are less harmful than knives or fists. Propaganda detected...
edit on 14-6-2016 by Krazysh0t because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:30 PM
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a reply to: veracity

I hear you repeating talking points, but not bringing me facts. Again, based on CDC statistics, and how many people were killed in a mass shootings, you are actually more likely to die in a bicycle accident than being victimized in a mass shooting.

As far as the frequency going up, that could likely be related to the fact the G4S security is part of a UN gun control agenda and a CIA company, that is connected in many of these shootings, and also some of the more marketed hysteria of specific events also occur during the Bilderberg conferences.

I personally believe Obama gave the signal for this clear psy OP false flag when he declared June LGBT month. I think that was the signal that set this chain of events into motion.



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:31 PM
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a reply to: veracity

I wasnt describing my thoughts which because im not American as I keep reading here aren't worth anything



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:32 PM
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a reply to: AmericanRealist


DId you read my post? there is no significant increase in bicycle accidents, if there were then they would probably be recalled or outlawed as well.

Do not compare other killing objects with me, its useless and stupid.

SMarten up America



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:33 PM
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So you mean to say you can show us a example where one man has walked into a night club and killed 50 people with his bare hands???

wow ok then.

ohhhh wait now this is just that stupid argument guns vs knifes again isnt it?



posted on Jun, 14 2016 @ 01:34 PM
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originally posted by: AmericanRealist
a reply to: veracity

I hear you repeating talking points, but not bringing me facts. Again, based on CDC statistics, and how many people were killed in a mass shootings, you are actually more likely to die in a bicycle accident than being victimized in a mass shooting.


Same could be said about Muslim terrorism in this country too, but a whole segment of the voting population seems to think banning Muslims from entering the country is a good idea.



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