Posted July 19, 2015 9:00 pm by Comments

By Sara Tipton

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Obama Just Had A Huge “Accidental” Effect On Violent Crime & Murder the headline at proclaims. There’s nothing much you don’t already know in the article: the President’s crusade against gun rights created a backlash that increased the number of gun sales and concealed carriers. The article includes stats and a Facebook post and caption that I shared on my personal timeline. (Yes, she asked my permission, and I gladly gave it. Anything to promote gun rights and concealed carry.) But did her pro-gun piece sway others? Well . . .

I want to think so. I want to think that rational humans will read a well-researched article on gun ownership. I want to believe that people will look at the facts and consider common sense logic and conclude that guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens are effective at countering crime, both personally and for society. I want to believe that real information counters the bloody shirt-waving and the unicorn farts Utopian ideal that Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Campaign to Stop Gun Violence promote in their attempt to ban guns.

But wanting something doesn’t make it so. “Low information voters” …read more

Source:: Truth About Guns

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