But sometimes adding some words to the picture greatly increases the overall impact:
And that is, unfortunately, the God’s Honest Truth. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Ownership cannot point to a single instance where any of the laws they have supported or do support have saved a single person’s life; however, there is one repeated, consistent theme in almost every major spree shooting in recent history: armed resistance has stopped the [...]
There is no way around it – the bombing and mass shooting in Norway this past Friday were horrific events indeed; however, like all such events, it also offers a unique perspective on a thankfully rare and irregular event… a perspective that is made all the more valuable by that rarity. And given how unusual first-hand information on situations like these is, we would be fools not to try to learn something from this one. [...]
Ten years ago yesterday, “gun control” failed and seven people died:
The other thing that’s not mentioned is that [redacted] was not legally allowed to own the two firearms used. He was ineligible to own firearms in MA and had been ordered to turn in his firearms and had not complied, yet police never confiscated his firearms. He’d been declared unsuitable over repeated mental illness issues, and yet had not had his firearms – [...]
This time, the quote of the day was vocalized by Sevesteen by way of a comment left at An NC Gun Blog:
When someone shoots back towards a spree shooter, the spree is over, with no more unarmed victims getting shot. I have been unable to find a single exception to this. It isn’t always the defender’s bullet that ends the spree–sometimes the shooter suicides, sometimes he surrenders.
I would edit Sevesteen’s comment to [...]