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Guns for defense: A daily occurrence
Police later arrested Jonathan Rodriguez and charged him with armed robbery (four counts), first degree assault, simple assault, criminal threatening, resisting arrest and falsifying physical evidence. But for Nelson's gun, the attempted robbery might have gone very differently.
The report, written by a team of experts for the National Research Council, was completed in June. But you probably have heard nothing about it. Its conclusions were not to the Obama administration's liking.
The irresponsible and criminal use of firearms is a major problem, to be sure. But it's the user, not the gun, that is the issue - which is why the anti-gun administration let this report slip quietly into obscurity.
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