Skip to comments.FBI: More People Killed with Hammers, Clubs Each Year than Rifles
Posted on 01/03/2013 1:20:02 PM PST by hiredhand
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How many lives have been saved ....
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I’m not sure the numbers really interest me...Even if rifes caused twice or three times as many deaths or none at all, I know that I will never kill somebody with mine unless it’s in self-defense, property defense, or to topple a tyranny.
Once we get sucked into the numbers games, people will skew statistics to suit their arguments ad nauseum. It amounts to playing their game.
We have a Constitutionally guaranteed right to be armed. It would take an ammendment to the Constitution to change that. Until such an ammendment is passed, I don’t care if every murder in America is performed with a rifle, they won’t be taking mine.
Makes a great throwing hawk.
to ban hammers and clubs they’d have to go after Stanley,
Estwing, Vaughn, and Louisville Slugger.
Don’t forget the ammo! Burying stuff in PVC pipe might be a good trick, but stashing them in the attic or crawl space won’t work. They will just use bomb sniffing dogs to find the hidden stash.
I have a friend who was a K9 officer with a bomb sniffing dog. I ran in to him one day in the parking lot of the local federal building when he was doing his parking lot sweeps. It was an extremely windy day (25mph+) and I asked him if the wind affected the dog. He put the dog on stay and walk ay about 3 lanes over with the wind and withdrew a spare loaded clip for his Beretta 9mm on a tire of one ofthe cars.
He then walked back to the dog, released him and gave the command to search. that dog found the clip within 10 seconds. This was just 15 bullets, not a hug cache of ammo or explosives.
As a matter of fact, I got my "Dead On Annihilator" assault hammer at a Texas Home Depot store... no background check, no waiting period, nuthin'.
It even has a BEER BOTTLE opener!
50k/year used to be annual deaths in car crashes.
Despite more people and more miles driven, the number has worked its way down to around 30k.
My boss is a retired Sheriff. He said he saw more people killed with baseball bats than guns during his career. Bats are quieter.
And more children die in mop buckets, toilets and bathtubs than are killed in “alcohol-related” vehicle “crashes”, but statistics don’t matter to the people in charge.
Ban all tools.
The last time I went to an airport for any reason (and will never do so again), the dogs lit up on what had to be primer and powder residue in my pickup.
I would revert to horseback, but I have that stuff all over the tack as well.
Feinstein doesn’t care about the facts; she’s a DemoQuack.
“Hammers are the weapon of choice among biker gangs when beating each other”
That’s actually a really good point which I had forgotten about. The outlaw motorcycle guys are always concerned about carrying a gun or anything classified as a weapon given that they usually have felony convictions or on parole which prohibits them from possession, and rather than get caught on a weapons charge instead carry hammers, chains, etc. which can be “innocently” carried but be otherwise used with malicious intent.
That’s funny. :-)
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