Women use guns 200,000 times a year to defend themselves against sexual abuse. (Source: Kleck and Gertz, "Armed Resistance to Crime")

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When you take away an individuals right to self-defense, you are saying that persons life is not worth defending.

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The highest U.S. homicide rate ever reported was 10.5 per 100,000 in 1980. The U.S. homicide rate in 2016 was 5.35 per 100,000.

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One of the ordinary modes, by which tyrants accomplish their purposes without resistance, is, by disarming the people, and making it an offense to keep arms. - Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, 1840

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"... the high expenditure incurred to fund the 1996 gun buyback has not translated into any tangible reductions in terms of firearm deaths. "

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Using cross-sectional time-series data for U.S. counties from 1977 to 1992, we find that allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons deters violent crimes and it appears to produce no increase in accidental deaths.

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The essential thing is to bear always in mind that trouble can appear at any time. Be aware. Be ready. Be alert. - Jeff Cooper

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God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. - Daniel Webster

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You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. - Charles Austin Beard

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The global history of mass shootings demonstrates that the vast majority of these crimes are perpetrated in places where citizen firearms ownership is close to nil.

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Gun Control? It's the best thing you can do for crooks and gangsters. - Sammy "The Bull" Gravano

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The rifle is the weapon of democracy. Not for nothing was the revolver called an 'equalizer.' - Edward Abbey

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A man's rights rest in three boxes: the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box. - Frederick Douglass

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The number of civilian-owned firearms in the US grew 66% between 1991 and 2011, leading the firearm murder rate to decline 52%.

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In 2000, 20% of US homicides occurred in four cities with just 6% of the US population - New York, Chicago, Detroit, and DC.

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The fatal fallacy of gun control laws in general is the assumption that such laws actually control guns. What such laws actually do is increase the number of disarmed and defenseless victims. eastbaytimes.com/2016/12/23/so …

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This study demonstrates no statistical association between the liberalization of state level firearm carry legislation over 3 decades and the rates of homicides, firearm homicides, or other violent crime, using a rigorous statistical model. journalacs.org/article/S1072-7 …

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