Posted by: quiscus | March 8, 2013

March 8, 2013

1. ““The Lack of Opposition to Obama’s Kill List Policy Is a National Disgrace”

Democrats Shamefully Silent on Obama Administration’s Assertion of Right to Assassinate Americans on U.S. Soil”

2. “The Self-Defense Self-Delusion: Owning Guns Doesn’t Stop Gun Violence

Hemenway noted that respondents may also have a distorted view of “self-defense”—e.g., mistakenly thinking they are legally defending themselves when they draw a gun during a minor altercation. As the Harvard researcher and his co-authors in another study pointed out (Injury Prevention, 12/00): “Guns are used to threaten and intimidate far more often than they are used in self-defense. Most self-reported self-defense gun uses may well be illegal and against the interests of society.”


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