Thursday, April 18, 2013

From the American TFP's magazine Crusade. May / June issue 2013.

"U.S. criminals favor gun control"

"Research conducted by Professors James Wright and Peter Rossi, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, points to the armed citizen as possibly the most effective deterrent to crime in the nation.

"They questioned 1,874 felons serving time in  prisons and found

"81% agreed that the smart criminal will try to find out if a potential victim is armed.

"74% felt that burglars avoided occupied dwellings for fear of being shot.

"57% of handgun predators had encountered armed citizens

"40% did not commit a specific crime for fear that the victim was armed.

"34% of handgun predators were scared off or shot at by armed victims.

"57% felt that the typical criminal feared being shot by citizens more than he feared being shot by police.

"88% of criminals agreed with this statement A criminal who wants a handgun is going to get one..."

Thanks guys, for all your professional input! :)


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