Think you’ve heard this before?
by Dennis E. Florian
Gun Owners’ Resource
“Mass shootings are on the rise.”
It’s the gun grabber’s favourite boogeyman. More lunatics going, well, looney in public means we need Big Daddy Government® to rush in and take away all the guns from the people who didn’t do it because one of them “might just snap” at any moment. Right.
Never mind the fact that nobody ever “just snaps.” In the aftermath of every shooting, people are left looking at the background of a deeply disturbed individual and asking themselves “how the hell could nobody have seen this coming?” There are always plenty of signs beforehand. Even when the signs are noticed, as in the case of the Isla Vista sho0oter, nothing becomes of it; nothing is prevented.
Based on the conversations that always follow these tragedies, you could be forgiven for thinking that the US — and to a certain extent, Canada as well — was as dangerous as ever and that, if anything, it was becoming even more lawless than our previous misconceptions had led some to believe.
Thankfully, the cold hard numbers of the matter tell a different story. And it’s a lot better than the gun grabber loving MSM would have you believe. Continue reading »