Thursday, 1 October 2009

If He Has a Gun, Shoot Him!

So sayeth the criminal.

In a first-of its-kind study, epidemiologists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found that, on average, guns did not protect those who possessed them from being shot in an assault. The study estimated that people with a gun were 4.5 times more likely to be shot in an assault than those not possessing a gun.

And to reinforce this point:

researchers at the Harvard Injury Control Research Center found that homicide rates among children, and among women and men of all ages, are higher in states where more households have guns.

The Second Amendment, making it more likely you and those you love will be shot.

1 comment:

Ken Breadner said...

See, all I can think of here is the Arrogant Worms...