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  • 13 Killed in Rampage Shooting in Serbia, Under Strict Gun Control

    04/09/2013 8:47:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 April, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    Draconian gun restrictions do not stop mass public shootings. Yesterday, in Serbia, where semi-automatic and automatic rifles are outlawed, and licenses to own firearms are only issued when the Ministry of the Interior determines that the the applicant has a valid "need", a man went on a rampage near Belgrade, killing 13 people. The 60 year old man who did the shooting was reported to have a license for the handgun used. Link to NYT article Link Gun laws are much stronger in Belgrade than in the United States . ©2013 by Dean Weingarten Permission to share granted as long...
  • It’s a War Zone! More Murders in Chicago in 2012 Than Allied Losses in Afghanistan

    01/12/2013 11:04:25 PM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    The Gatway Pundit ^ | 1/13/13 | Jim Hoft
    There were 405 Coalition deaths in Afghanistan in 2012. 310 of the 405 deaths were Americans. Meanwhile in Chicago… There were 532 homicides in 2012. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel attributes the rise in homicides, in part, to the broader problem of illegal guns.
  • 'Tragic number': Chicago reaches 500 homicides

    12/28/2012 8:31:44 PM PST · by 2nd amendment mama · 69 replies
    Yahoonews.com ^ | 12/29/2012
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says the city has logged its 500th homicide of the year. McCarthy issued a statement Friday calling the milestone a "tragic number that is reflective of the gang violence and proliferation of illegal guns that have plagued some of our neighborhoods."