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Old 01-31-2013, 03:39 PM   #71
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Default Re: Rifles make up 4% of gun homicides...Handguns make up 72%

Originally Posted by dunksby
I didn't go through the whole thread so I don't know if anyone brought this up, but what did you expect when you looked for this stat? I mean you don't live in a war zone so obviously the civilians' weapon of choice to do their crime/killing/protecting would be a handgun. Unless your purpose is the more peaceful practice of hunting game, or the more violent intention of going on a killing rampage, you use a handgun.
exactly...yet all of our focus remains on assault rifles for some reason...handguns get no attention
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