Skip to comments.John Lott: Violence Policy Center ‘cooks the books’ on concealed carry killers
Posted on 05/01/2014 2:36:17 PM PDT by aimhigh
Economist and political commentator John Lott has once again been crunching numbers and in an article published this week for the National Review takes a look at how the Violence Policy Center cooks the books in an effort to prove the dangerousness of concealed carry permit holders.
(see article for video and chart)
However, the report fails to indicate how many of those killed resulted from an act of self-defense. And even self-defense killings are more often than not classified as homicides, simply meaning that the life of one person was taken by another person. And although sometimes these shootings are eventually ruled as justifiable homicides, not all law enforcement agencies make that determination in their reports. . . .
With an overwhelming 83 percent of those 636 listed as being killed by concealed carry permit holders being suicides, red flags are definitely raised with such information.
(Excerpt) Read more at guns.com ...
In any case, they even count the accidental shootings which have no criminal intent, thus completely negating their rhetoric on making someone criminaly guilty for having a firearm.
Under these premises any thing can make someone guilty since auto accidents do kill.
If the facts don’t support your argument, and the emotional BS appeal stopped working, just make up your own facts!
I heard that water is wet. Is that true?