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Informing the Misinformed

February 15, 2009

Tam takes some of Handgun Control, Inc’s tired old talking points, and makes fun of them as only she can:

Anyhow, this is a tired old tactic whereby “defensive handgun use” is made to equal “justifiable homicide”. Never mind that in the vast, vast majority of DGU’s, no shot is even fired, with the perpetrator aborting the crime upon realizing his intended victim is armed. Even when shots are fired, the perpetrator is hit somewhere between half and three quarters of the time (depending on which set of statistics you buy into), and then only a small minority are fatal. Mikey only counts them if they result in a toe tag on the goblin; the rest didn’t happen.

Read the whole thing.

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