Skip to comments.Unearthed Taxpayer Funded Gun Study Ordered By Obama Blows Holes In Every Gun Control Argument
Posted on 03/05/2018 10:03:13 AM PST by OregonRancher
President Obama commissioned a $10 million study to look at crime deterrents in January 2013, and what it says about gun control blows everything liberals and Democrats have ever said about guns out of the water, reports CNS News.
Self-defense can be an important crime deterrent, concluded a study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mandated via executive order by President Barack Obama. The studys findings also question the effectiveness of gun-control measures.
CNS News reports that the studys findings include:
Gun-use is the safest of studied self-protective strategies, Suicide accounts for most firearm deaths, Felons who use guns very seldom obtain their guns by stealing them, and There is no evidence that gun restrictions reduce gun violence.
Studies that directly assessed the effect of actual defensive uses of guns (i.e., incidents in which a gun was used by the crime victim in the sense of attacking or threatening an offender) have found consistently lower injury rates among gun-using crime victims compared with victims who used other self-protective strategies, the CDC study, entitled Priorities For Research to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence, states.
Researchers also found that the majority of firearm deaths are from suicide, not homicide.
Between the years 2000 and 2010, firearm-related suicides significantly outnumbered homicides for all age groups, annually accounting for 61 percent of the more than 335,600 people who died from firearm-related violence in the United States, the study reports.
Most felons report obtaining the majority of their firearms from informal sources, adds the report, while stolen guns account for only a small percentage of guns used by convicted criminals.
The report expresses uncertainty about gun control measures, stating that whether gun restrictions reduce firearm-related violence is an unresolved issue, and that there is no evidence that passage of right-to-carry laws decrease or increase violence crime. It also stated that proposed gun turn-in programs are ineffective.
Instead, researchers proposed gun safety technologies such as external locking devices and biometric systems to reduce firearm-related deaths.
Perhaps the Democrats need to look at their own studies before their try to ban assault rifles or semi-automatic weapons and instead look at the situation from a common sense standpoint.
Conclusion first, evidence later.
And if the evidence doesn’t say what you want it to say, throw away the evidence.
I have been referencing this study since it came out.
It also says that the number of defensive gun uses are between 500,000 and three million a year.
Given the results is it any surprise the report had to be unearthed. Im sure well see this on the nightly news considering this is Obongos study right?
Waiting for the Left Wing Media to report this.
If the criminals arent stealing the guns then how are they getting them?
They still think that the “AR” in AR-15 means Assault Rifle when it really means Armalite Rifle; the company that initially designed it.
99 out of 100 criminals agree! they prefer unarmed victims........
Then I suppose ‘AK’ means Automatic Kalashnikov!.............
And they also think AK means Automatic Killer. I heard that over the weekend.
As for the study, where’s the “No, Schiff, Scherlock” meme.
The only part I found ‘surprising’ (don’t know WHY *SMH*), is the unlawful use of taxpayer $$$
a study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mandated via executive order by President Barack Obama.
By EO?? The the (D)SM is *freaking* about Trumps ‘dictator for life’ vote. Never a complaint about Zero’s aspirations, no?
They don’t care about safety, except that they want to be safe from the people they intend to tyrannize.
Another voice: (Ann Coulter)
They will. They just have to figure out how to tie it to racism, homophobia, raping the environment and a few other items. Oh, and how to paint the ones that funded the study as racists.
Having family, friends and acquaintances buy them for them.
“Perhaps the Democrats need to look at their own studies before their try to ban assault rifles or semi-automatic weapons and instead look at the situation from a common sense standpoint.”
“Democrats”, and “common sense” in one sentence! Non sequitur anyone?
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