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FBI: MORE PEOPLE KILLED WITH HAMMERS, CLUBS EACH YEAR THAN RIFLES


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#11 stirs

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:09 PM

babies LOVE rattlesnakes.


Always heard my Grandma say, "if he is fussy, give him his rattler"

#12 Brokenbad

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:12 PM

So, uh, well......
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According to the FBI annual crime statistics, the number of murders committed annually with hammers and clubs far outnumbers the number of murders committed with a rifle.

This is an interesting fact, particularly amid the Democrats' feverish push to ban many different rifles, ostensibly to keep us safe of course.

However, it appears the zeal of Sens. like Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) is misdirected. For in looking at the FBI numbers from 2005 to 2011, the number of murders by hammers and clubs consistently exceeds the number of murders committed with a rifle.

Think about it: In 2005, the number of murders committed with a rifle was 445, while the number of murders committed with hammers and clubs was 605. In 2006, the number of murders committed with a rifle was 438, while the number of murders committed with hammers and clubs was 618.
And so the list goes, with the actual numbers changing somewhat from year to year, yet the fact that more people are killed with blunt objects each year remains constant.

For example, in 2011, there was 323 murders committed with a rifle but 496 murders committed with hammers and clubs.

While the FBI makes is clear that some of the "murder by rifle" numbers could be adjusted up slightly, when you take into account murders with non-categorized types of guns, it does not change the fact that their annual reports consistently show more lives are taken each year with these blunt objects than are taken with Feinstein's dreaded rifle.

Another interesting fact: According to the FBI, nearly twice as many people are killed by hands and fists each year than are killed by murderers who use rifles.



Read more: http://nation.foxnew...s#ixzz2GwkLplK7

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Its hard to kill multiple people while you are running around with a hammer or a club...I think that is the whole point of the "gun stink" because of mass killings.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:15 PM

Let's have more fun with this logic:

More babies die from suffocating on plush toys every year than by rattlesnake bites. Therefore, rattlesnakes are no more dangerous play toys than stuffed animals.

WAKE UP PEOPLE


Yet neither are in the discussion to be banned.

#14 Delhommey

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:21 PM

Yet neither are in the discussion to be banned.


My point must look like a chemtrail to you.

#15 Cary Kollins

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:22 PM

Foxnation logic. Gotta love it.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:22 PM

to be fair, rattle snakes are pretty much banned.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:23 PM

My point must look like a chemtrail to you.


More like an illuminati conspiracy.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:23 PM

to be fair, rattle snakes are pretty much banned.


Really? News to me.

#19 Delhommey

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:26 PM

Really? News to me.


That's not surprising.

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 05:27 PM

Really? News to me.


well, most people kill them on sight and I don't think you can carry one in public...


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