Re: GUNS: Re: Self Defense

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 07:56:54 MST

Oh, its Lorrey, a coworker was playing some pranks on my PC here...

Jerry Mitchell wrote:
> > How about you, Damien? Read the stats:
> >
> > According to FBI crime stats for the US for 1999, out of
> > 230.476 million
> > people, there were 12,266 murders and non-negligent
> > manslaughters (with
> <snip>
> Excellent post and nice information Michael Lowry! I think its been more
> then demonstrated that gun confiscations don't lead to a substantial (or
> any?) lowering of crime and in fact generally the trend is the exact
> opposite. I will have to condemn Damien Broderick for having to resort to
> such seething insultive language. I didn't see anyone else talking in such a
> way to you. I though Michael Lowry's post on the other hand was doing an
> excellent job of an argument from logic as opposed to an argument by
> intimidation. Maybe you should reinforce your argument instead of raising
> you voice in the future. I'm sure this will trigger another spasmodic verbal
> ejaculation, but think a sec before you start firing off, noone here was
> being abusive to you.

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