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Police Poll: Armed Citizens,
not Gun Control, Will
Lower Violent Crime

Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins

Original Article

Posted By:Dreadnought, 4/9/2013 9:07:40 PM

In a poll conducted by PoliceOne, a majority of law enforcement personnel said universal background checks, "assault weapons" bans, and "high capacity" magazine bans do not make police safer and will not lower violent crime. Armed citizens, on the other hand, do make a positive difference. In the poll of 15,000 law enforcement professionals, 71% of respondents said an "assault weapons" ban would have zero impact on violent crime. Of those surveyed, 95.7% said the same of a "high capacity" magazine ban, and 79.7% said the same in response to a question on universal background checks.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hamrman, 4/9/2013 9:09:11 PM     (No. 9267745)

Amen!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/9/2013 9:17:17 PM     (No. 9267751)

Congress is tinkering with the rights given to us by our Creator.
They have now elevated their status to God.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 4/9/2013 9:18:38 PM     (No. 9267753)

I´m a retired law enforcement person. I only shoot a few times a year to maintain my permit to carry. I generally don´t carry when not working. I am not a gun person. My Glock is my tool of the trade. I was an instructor.

I have to qualify later this week. Today I went to buy ammo. The ma & pop store in my town was sold out of ammo and a major chain - Dick´s - was out as well. Never seen this before in 30 years. Store people haven´t either. Read about this in the news, but today it hit home.

I am concerned.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 4/9/2013 9:25:31 PM     (No. 9267760)

15000 is a large number for a poll and this one makes sense. Someone email it to the White House and to Harry (I haven´t got a clue) Reid

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 4/9/2013 9:32:59 PM     (No. 9267769)

It would do very little good to email it to them, #4. However, it should be emailed to our own senators and representatives and to Sen. Cruz, Lee, Paul, et al..

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lefticide, 4/9/2013 9:39:08 PM     (No. 9267774)

Not only will it lower violent crime, it will keep a potentially tyrannical feral government in check.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: harper, 4/9/2013 10:01:25 PM     (No. 9267789)

Mere piffle. If the Democrats were to be suddenly guided solely by common sense and what is reasonable, workable and practical they would cease to exist in any recognizable form. Some would die of shame for their past sins.

So all the opinions of all the serving police amount to nothing compared to the needs of the party.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: privateer, 4/9/2013 10:24:55 PM     (No. 9267803)

All the opinions of the suffering people count for much less; at least cops are UNION.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 4/9/2013 10:43:36 PM     (No. 9267815)

#4, they do not care about, they do not want, the truth. They have an agenda and Truth will just get in the way.

This means that they are DECEIVERS and liars.

"Those whom the gods are about to destroy, they first drive mad."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Uno, 4/10/2013 1:43:53 AM     (No. 9267907)

#9 bingo!
Their minds are made up. It´s not about gun control, it´s just about control .

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