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Do Guns Kill You, or do Guns Protect You?

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The Wall Street Journal, in the article Guns, Mental Illness and Newtown, reports there were:

• 18 random mass shootings in the 1980s
• 54 random mass shootings in the 1990s and
• 87 random mass shootings in the 2000s

Some of these were at schools where, thanks to Republican President George H. W. Bush, the Federal Gun Free School Zones Act was passed in 1990. In 2012 - just one single year rather than a whole decade - the Washington Post lists 14 cases of mass shootings.

So are the ever more restrictive gun laws producing the desired effect? Or are the stringent gun bans at schools increasing the number of massacres? Such dismal results suggest that America needs to critically explore liberal thinking and the reasons for the political gun-control agenda.

1. The Effect of Gun Bans in Colorado's Universities

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After Colorado's 2003 concealed carry law was enacted, the University of Colorado disarmed their students, while Colorado State University allowed them to concealed carry. Since the external factors are reasonably similar, their very different results maintained over 12 years give an eye-opening comparison of their effectiveness.

Colorado State which encouraged concealed carry enjoyed an immediate drop of 48% in violent crime (from 30 in 2002 to 16 in 2003) . But at the University of Colorado Boulder campus (brown lines), the publicity from the gun ban they claimed would increase safety immediately increased violent crime by 10%.

The publicity at Colorado State achieved such a dramatic drop in rape and violent crime because it warned their violent criminals that their prey could be armed. If you're a violent criminal then knowing your prey may have a gun will make you think twice. Your fear of being injured discourages you from attack...

Four years later, the violent crime rate at the gun-free University of Colorado had risen by 21% and rape was up by 24%, while the guns at Colorado State had slashed violent crime by 87% and rape was down by a massive 88%. (results normalized Open Page in a new Tab or Window per 100,000 students.)

Twelve years later, Colorado State with concealed carry had 9 violent crimes in 2014, down from 30 in 2002. They saw a similar drop in rape. These two universities' very different results demonstrate the immense value of defensive guns in protecting your family, your women and your children from violent criminals.
Get your copy of the study here. And if you carry a gun, you may be interested in the US Concealed Carry Association. No, we have no stake in the organization, but it does seem worthwhile checking them out...

2. The Effect of Gun Control in Washington D.C.

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Curiously, liberals seem to believe that yet more stringent gun laws will eliminate the guns possessed by criminals and deranged individuals. But the evidence shows that nothing further could be further from the truth.

According to JustFacts.com, during the thirty plus years in which the Washington DC handgun ban and trigger lock law was in effect, the D.C. murder rate averaged 73% higher than at the outset of the law, while the U.S. murder rate averaged 11% lower.

3. Do Assault Weapon Bans Protect Citizens?

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According to wikipedia.org, the USA has 4.8 deaths per 100,000 people while Britain and France have just 1.2 and 1.1 deaths per 100,000. So Europe with a four times lower homicide rate is far more peaceful than USA. But is this the result of stringent gun control laws? Does disarming the law-abiding result in less deaths?

No. The homicide rate in heavily armed Switzerland is even lower! Now just 0.3 per 100,000, well over ten times lower than the USA and more than half the rate experienced by gun-free Britain. Switzerland proves that extremely high levels of gun ownership result in an even safer society. Every household has assault weapons from their army training hanging over the fireplace.

4. Do Guns kill People? Or do Guns Protect You?

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Gun control fanatics pretend that high numbers of guns result in high levels of violence which, without checking the findings of guns bans, seems plausible. But the empirical evidence shows otherwise. The obvious truth they're missing is that people kill other people using knives, hammers, ropes, automobiles, and guns. Yet the knives, hammers, ropes, and automobiles are not held responsible, and nor should guns be - it's people not guns who kill other people.

Switzerland is the safest country in Europe Open Page in a new Tab, whereas in countries such as Jamaica the gun ban has drastically increased violence Open Page in a new Tab. In the USA, from states such as Washington DC, Open Page in a new Tab and universities in Colorado, the incontrovertible evidence demonstrates the mistake in liberal and democratic thinking. Thousands of times more often, a gun is not used to kill but to protect you instead! Open Page in a new Tab

** Your Next Step **

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You want your family safe and protected from criminal assault. Learn how to persuade hardened criminals to fear for their safety and leave town. Enjoy the whole story here:
  • Dramatically improve your family's safety
  • Do the police or the government have any legal duty to protect you [The DC Court of Appeals says No! Open Page in a new Tab]
  • Convince your neighbors to take responsibility for their own protection
  • Slash the crime rate for your whole community
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Food for Thought

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"The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."

- Thomas Jefferson – 3rd President of the United States

"Guns are our friends because in a country without guns, I'm what's known as "prey." All females are."

- Ann Coulter

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When women and seniors are armed, they can defend themselves from attacks by usually young, male and much stronger violent criminals, rapists, and terrorists.

So we encourage responsible law-abiding citizens, those who pass the background checks, to be able to protect themselves, their family and their property. Despite negativity and media misunderstanding, Discouraging Criminals is neither Mandatory Gun Ownership nor Compulsory Gun Ownership, it's simply your choice.

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