posted on Jan, 10 2013 @ 02:15 PM
reply to post by WorkingClassHero
That is just about wrong. Yes, people using guns have killed people. News, right?
Now then... There is another side to that coin. About the lives saved because there was someone with a gun willing to stand in harms way, should it
Police are the first, and most obvious, person. Your typical gunowner who, without having to pull the trigger, has used a gun to thwart an attack, or
breakin, who never reports the incident. I qualify on that account. I know several people who've had the same experience. The mere presence of a
gun, be it shotgun/handgun/rifle, stopped a crime before it ever took place...with no recourse to "killing" required.
You really might want to look into an issue before making such cut and dried statements...