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”

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/03/senator-paul-engages-in-13-hour-fillibuster-in-protest-of-assassination-of-americans-by-drone-democrats-shamefully-absent.html

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.”

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-self-defense-self-delusion-owning-guns-doesnt-stop-gun-violence/5325771

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