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Texas church shooting not the first time a good guy with gun takes down mass shooter
Fox News ^ | November 9, 2017 | Andrew O'Reilly

Posted on 11/10/2017 11:57:49 AM PST by rogerantone1

The armed civilian who used his assault rifle to stop Sunday’s mass murder of 26 Texas churchgoers has been hailed, rightly, as a hero, but Stephen Willeford is hardly unique. A number of armed American citizens have also used their firearms to stop or limit mass killings.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: armedcitizen; banglist; cprc; shooting

1 posted on 11/10/2017 11:57:49 AM PST by rogerantone1
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To: rogerantone1

Here are 27 cases:

http://gunwatch.blogspot.com/2015/05/mass-killings-stopped-by-armed-citizens.html


2 posted on 11/10/2017 11:59:29 AM PST by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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To: rogerantone1

“If having more guns in society worked to deter shootings, then America would have the lowest rate of gun violence of any developed country,” Avery Gardiner, the co-president of the Brady Campaign, said in a statement provided to Fox News.


Notice the lie. It is “any developed country”. That means, translated, “a list of countries that I choose”. And what does her choice of “developed” mean? Countries with low murder rates with guns. It is circular logic.

The U.S. has a low murder rate, in the overall scheme of things, if you include *all* countries.

To get that list they have to exclude countries with high murder rates, such as Mexico, Jamaica, South Africa, Venezuela, Brazil and Russia.

Also notice the verbal trick of looking only at “gun violence” another Orwellian phrase designed to mislead.

“gun violence” includes disparate items unconnected with each other, such as suicide, homicide and accidents. The only common factor is guns. They are all lumped together to foster the agenda of banning guns.


3 posted on 11/10/2017 12:08:03 PM PST by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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To: rogerantone1; PROCON
Anytime the State requires you to await police presence,
to stop violence against innocent victims,
and elected politicals push for more "Gun Control" ,
they are taking away your ability to defend yourself
and making you more reliant on "Government" control.
Call the police and await their arrival in 8- 12 minutes, or
take immediate action in 3-4 seconds with your permit and own handgun.
The life you save ,.. may be your own !
4 posted on 11/10/2017 12:08:29 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt
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To: rogerantone1

Remember these five words: murderers don’t obey gun laws.


5 posted on 11/10/2017 12:08:43 PM PST by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: rogerantone1

http://www.bearingarms.com and http://www.ammoland.com each usually have a recent example right on their home pages. Sometimes it’s somebody scaring off a wolf or a bear, which also counts.


6 posted on 11/10/2017 12:09:57 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

When seconds count, the police are minutes away.

-—and-—

Why do I carry a gun? Because the police are too heavy.


7 posted on 11/10/2017 12:18:34 PM PST by Quality_Not_Quantity (If we're going to look at nature to justify our actions, then I say let's start flinging poop around)
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To: rogerantone1

The armed citizen is the first responder.


8 posted on 11/10/2017 12:29:22 PM PST by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool ])
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To: rogerantone1

“NYT Amnesia: Not a ‘Single Instance’ of Self-Defense With Guns”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3602299/posts


9 posted on 11/10/2017 12:30:06 PM PST by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool ])
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To: rogerantone1

“a good guy with gun takes down mass shooter”

Let’s look at this more closely.

The “good guy with a gun” will be a conservative, a republican.

The “mass shooter” will be a liberal, a democrat.

It is always the democrats attacking and shooting republicans.

When will we pass common sense democrat control.


10 posted on 11/10/2017 12:33:41 PM PST by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool ])
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To: rogerantone1
“There is not a one-size fits all solution to this issue,” he said. “What works in Alaska or rural Wyoming will not work in cities like Chicago or Detroit.”

They apparently don't care what doesn't work in Chicago.

11 posted on 11/10/2017 2:23:02 PM PST by dirtboy
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt; mylife; Joe Brower; MaxMax; Randy Larsen; waterhill; Envisioning; AZ .44 MAG; ...

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This Ping List is for all things pertaining to the 2nd Amendment.

FReepmail me if you want to be added to or deleted from the list.

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12 posted on 11/10/2017 6:40:25 PM PST by PROCON (#MAGA)
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To: PROCON

There is no guarantee a good guy with a gun will prevail against and armed bad guy, but there is a near 100% chance an unarmed good guy won’t overcome an armed bad guy.

I’ll take an armed good guy every chance possible.


13 posted on 11/10/2017 6:56:48 PM PST by umgud
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To: marktwain
And what does her choice of “developed” mean?

As your examples demonstrate it means western European, whereas those eliminated are largely populated by what in the US would be considered minorities. Blacks, Hispanics, Arabs, and the like. If a conservative were to make that suggestion, he be called a racist.

PS, the majority of crime in the US is committed by those same minorities. Could it be a cultural thing? Not hardware?

14 posted on 11/11/2017 4:24:53 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: SJackson

PS, the majority of crime in the US is committed by those same minorities. Could it be a cultural thing? Not hardware?


Yes.

http://gunwatch.blogspot.com/2013/01/european-murder-rates-compared-to.html


15 posted on 11/11/2017 4:32:30 AM PST by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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To: marktwain

All the cases here from the last decade were from the crimeresearch.org website.
https://crimeresearch.org/2016/09/uber-driver-in-chicago-stops-mass-public-shooting/


16 posted on 11/11/2017 2:08:08 PM PST by richardb72
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