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Commentary: Concealed carry doesn't guarantee our safety it puts us at greater risk (barf alert)
Chicago Tribune ^ | 17 jan 2019 | Nina E. Vinik

Posted on 01/17/2019 4:46:07 AM PST by rellimpank

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Thanks for the input, Nina. Now go make the grownups some sammiches.

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61 posted on 01/17/2019 3:58:42 PM PST by Lurker (President Trump isn't our last chance. President Trump is THEIR last chance.)
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NOTHING guarantees our safety.
62 posted on 01/17/2019 4:17:04 PM PST by gundog ( Hail to the Chief, bitches!)
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But the fact is that this scenario is an outlier
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Yes but it is a real fell good story


63 posted on 01/17/2019 4:25:26 PM PST by dirtymac (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country! Now)
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Actually black on black crime can only be discussed by liberal black people. to do otherwise is considered racism or cultural appropriation or something.


64 posted on 01/17/2019 4:27:30 PM PST by dirtymac (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country! Now)
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To: rellimpank

Depends on perspective. I feel safer carrying but I am sure a potential attacker would not.


65 posted on 01/17/2019 4:58:17 PM PST by Reno89519 (No Amnesty! No Catch-and-Release! Just Say No to All Illegal Aliens! Arrest & Deport!)
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That is not what history shows.


66 posted on 01/17/2019 4:59:20 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent (I)
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"It is extremely rare for a legal gun owner to use a gun successfully in self-defense."

The rarity is irrelevant. It is extremely rare for anyone to be saved by their seatbelt, or the airbag in a car. It is extremely rare for anyone to use a fire escape. It is extremely rare for anyone to need the emergency lights to see how to get out of a building. It is extremely rare for a sprinkler system to activate to put out a fire.

Would any sane person suggest that we don't need seatbelts, airbags, fire escapes, emergency lighting, or fire sprinkler systems?

As to the successfully part, armed citizens have a very good chance of succeeding in their defense when they determine it is necessary to use their weapon.

Typical nonsense from a clueless liberal.

67 posted on 01/17/2019 5:51:18 PM PST by freeandfreezing
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Give us a chance and we’ll even up the odds eventually. One criminal taken out will probably prevent a dozen or more crimes from being perpetrated by that individual in the future.


68 posted on 01/17/2019 8:06:13 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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Ignoratio elenchi, Nina E. Vinik. How typical. None of your arguments support your claim. Try choosing a topic befitting the hen house.

That said, people who carry legally should train without ceasing. Continuing education and physical practice should never end. School is never out. Become the best. Become the American model of great competence, even temperament and integrity unsurpassed elsewhere on the planet.


69 posted on 01/20/2019 12:34:17 AM PST by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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