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on December 30, 2015 in World News

Unarmed Victims Are Problematic, Not ‘Assault Weapons’

by AWR Hawkins On December 25, The Salt Lake Tribune ran an op-ed in which the author pointed out that the key ingredients to mass shootings are not “assault weapons” or “high capacity” magazines, but time and unarmed victims. Because of the fact that high profile gunmen typically pick a location where victims will be unarmed–Umpqua Community College, Chattanooga recruiting offices, Lafayette Grand Theatre, Fort Hood, DC Navy Yard, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Aurora movie theater, and Columbine–it really does not matter what kind of weapon the attacker chooses to use. And because response time to such attacks can be lengthy, there… View Article

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