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USA Gun Control Timeline, a social experiment...Post Sandy Hook to Present
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[quote:milehighmike:MV8yMDgyMDY0XzM1NDM5MDQ5X0VGOURGQTEz] [b][i][u]'We've lost respect for life': Detroit records deadliest year in decades[/u][/i][/b] [b] http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/04/16352612-weve-lost-respect-for-life-detroit-records-deadliest-year-in-decades?lite[/b] [b][i]"Elsewhere across the country, homicide rates made only slight jumps compared to Detroit. In Los Angeles, the homicide rate increased from 291 to 294 last year, with a population of nearly 3.8 million. The homicide rate in Chicago went up nearly 17 percent in 2012, topping 500 for the first time in four years. Last year’s total was 505, up from 433 in 2011. Homicides in Cleveland, Ohio, spiked in 2012 with 97 and a rate of one per 4,060 people. Philadelphia homicides increased from 324 to 331 in 2012. With a population of 1.54 million, that amounts to one per 4,642. In St. Louis, which has a population of 318,169 people, the rate stayed the same at between 2011 and 2012 at one per 2,815 people. There were 113 homicides last year, well below the average of 141 for the five previous years."[/i][/b] [/quote]
The purpose of this thread is to chronicle the oh-so-obvious attempts by certain elements to change public opinion about the 2nd Amendment and the
to own guns.
Please feel free to add any links I've overlooked or add to this ongoing project.
Less than 24 hours after a tragedy:
"Dem. lawmaker: To get gun control, Obama must ‘exploit’ shooting"
link to www.washingtontimes.com
"Bloomberg: Obama Must Take 'Immediate Action' Against Guns"
link to www.breitbart.com
Updated: 12-20-12:"Bloomberg Vows Stiffer Fight to Overhaul U.S. Gun Laws"
link to www.nytimes.com
Updated 12-26-12: "Bloomberg Blasts NRA: 'Connecticut Is Because of Some of Their Actions'"
link to abcnews.go.com
"Rupert Murdoch Verified;@rupertmurdoch
"Terrible news today. When will politicians find courage to ban automatic weapons? As in Oz after similar tragedy."
link to twitter.com (secure)
Updated 12-22-12: "Rupert Murdoch backs Obama's gun grab"
link to www.renewamerica.com
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