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    According to numbers compiled by Officer Down Memorial Page (ODMP), there were 106 Line of Duty Deaths in 2013. The leading cause was gunfire (31 deaths) and the state with the most lost was California (10). NY had 6 LODD's. The stats can be seen here and you can read about each officer and...
  2. Firearms in the News
    2013 - Lowest Number of Law Enforcement Deaths by Firearms Since 1887 - Yes, 1887 We keep hearing from the anti-gunners about how gun crime is getting out of control and law enforcement officers are outgunned out on the streets. Of course, nearly all of the FBI's crime numbers show a 20+ year...
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    Obama to Give Wind Farms 30-Year Pass on Eagle Deaths "Hundreds of thousands of birds die each year flying into the deadly turbine blades atop the soaring towers that compose wind farms. The rule will give wind farms thirty year permits for the "non purposeful take of eagles-that is where the...
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    Spike in battlefield deaths linked to restrictive rules of engagement - Washington Times President Obama's constant changing of the rules and law are done to fit his desire or political whim and are not necessarily what is the best for the country or our troops abroad.
  5. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    OK, so there was one ambulance call, for what I don't know. 500 machine guns- from belt fed 50 BMGs to buzz-saw MG42s, to a 2500-round-per-minute Mingun to AK47s and M16s. Yet, almost miraculously, nobody was killed. Nobody maimed. Nobody robbed, raped, or arrested. Cops walking around in...
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    Gun Deaths Among Young People at 30 Year Low I guess we will hear this from the media as soon as they stop talking about the Zimmerman story... NOT!
  7. Firearms in the News
    Obama- US guns causing Mexican deaths - YouTube Since I was a little boy my mom always knew when I was lying, bending the truth and giving her misinformation. She could always tell just looking at my face. This excuse for a president jets to Mexico on our dime and actually opens his mouth...
  8. Firearms in the News
    I saw this article from the NY Post (which I hate, BTW), and it made me wonder how many pistol permits had been issued recently. Now, you can't carry in NYC - our permits are for premises only - but I was still curious. New York gun-death rate plummeting, half national average - NYPOST.com I...
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    Fewer gun deaths in states with most gun laws, study finds - Vitals
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    So I was watching CCN and they said that rifles, all types, accounted for 4% of all gun homicides in 2011. They then went on to say that shotguns accounted for 4% of all gun homicides in 2011. Finally that pistols accounted for 72% of all gun homicides in 2011. Last time I checked, there were...
  11. Firearms in the News
    "People are pointing and talking and acting as though she caused the deaths," he said. "She's not the bad guy. She didn't cause any deaths." http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20130129/NEWS01/301290028/Dawn-Nguyen-due-in-court-Tuesday Um yeah, she did cause those deaths. She knew he...
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    FBI: Officer deaths up for third year in a row http://www.odmp.org/search/year/2012
  13. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Good video for hoplophobic acquaintances.
  14. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Pass it around...ought to make some heads explode Here's the Chart That Supporters of a Federal Assault Weapons Ban Won't Want to See | TheBlaze.com
  15. Firearms in the News
    Gun deaths set to outstrip car fatalities for first time in 2015 | The Lookout - Yahoo! News I don't see how this is possible...
  16. News Feeds
    More Gun Deaths, Trafficking, Cop Shootings in US States with Lax Law States with lax gun laws had higher rates of handgun killings, fatal shootings of police officers, and sales of weapons that were used in crimes in other states, according to a study underwritten by a group of more than...
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    As More Americans Own Guns, More Suffer Gun-Related Deaths News of shootings grabs so much attention in Connecticut that people might understandably wonder if it's even safe to walk to the mailbox. Federal data, however, show Connecticut has one of the lowest rates of gun-related violence...
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    Gunpolicy.org: Court Ruling 'Will Lead to More Deaths,' Say US Doctors, Major Med Journal Court Ruling 'Will Lead to More Deaths,' Say US Doctors, Major Med Journal WASHINGTON -- Last month's Supreme Court ruling striking down a strict gun control law in the U.S. capital will lead to more...
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    Report Shows New Increase in Child, Teen Gun Deaths in America Imagine a bullet fired from a semiautomatic pistol, moving through the night darkness faster than the speed of sound -- more than 1,200 feet per second or four football fields end to end. Now imagine that bullet slamming into...
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