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Gun Control: Carrying A Concealed Weapon Won’t Protect You From Idiots

by | 5th, January 2014

Emma Gilhooly studies the USA Dollar bill covered AK47 machine gun by Bran Symondson, at the AKA Peace one day show in which artists adapt the favourite weapon of terrorists into works of art, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. Picture date: Wednesday September 26, 2012.

GUN crime USA. Is carrying a gun a good thing?

Take the story of the two teenagers who entered the Suburban Armory gun shop, Delaware,   wearing “Muslim-type clothing” and pulled a gun on the clerk.

The 15 and 17 have been arrested and charged with robbery, possessing an instrument of crime, reckless endangerment and possession of a controlled substance. But before that the store worker shot them. 

James Craig is Detroit’s new chief of police. The city’s  murder rate is down 13% in 2013 from its two-decade high in 2012. And Craig knows why. Says he:

If more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking them, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said Thursday…

“When we look at the good community members who have concealed weapons permits, the likelihood they’ll shoot is based on a lack of confidence in this Police Department,” Craig said at a press conference at police headquarters, adding that he thinks more Detroit citizens feel safer, thanks in part to a 7 percent drop in violent crime in 2013…

Craig said he started believing that legal gun owners can deter crime when

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