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May 19, 2013

Gun Thread (5-19-2013)

Feel Good Story of the Day

When you rob a house, you might want to know what's in the closet you're locking the homeowner in. Especially in Texas, where there just might be a gun or two.

The wounded man, believed to be in his 20s, was heard crying out in pain as he lay bleeding on the pavement.

Ahh, that line brings a smile to my face every time I read this story.


DC Sued Over David Gregory Investigation Whitewash

Good on Professor Jacobson.

Judicial Watch, a leading government open records organization, announced today that it has filed suit on behalf of Legal Insurrection to obtain documents regarding David Gregory’s violation of the District of Columbia gun laws and the investigation which led to the decision of the District of Columbia Attorney General not to prosecute


Gun Of The Week

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Marksmanship Award



Gun Of The Week - Answer

That's the Model 1903 Springfield, which was one of the U.S.'s many excellent service arms that made use of the .30-'06 Springfield cartridge.


Homicide Rates Before Guns

I ran across this interesting blog post on ancient homicide rates yesterday.

Though they note the difficulty of finding reliable historical records, it appears to provide support for the "God created man, Col. Colt made 'em equal" view of the world.


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