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Virtually Unreported: CCW Holder
Likely Prevented Larger Clackamas
Mall Death Toll

Newsbusters, by Tom Blumer

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/16/2012 3:33:49 PM

If certain aspects of stories relating to an incident of gun violence don´t fit the template, they usually doesn´t get reported at all. But if such things somehow get some local exposure, they rarely escape into the broader national news environment. What follows is an example of the latter. On Saturday, Dan Zimmerman at the Truth About Guns blog (HT Instapundit) asked a quite logical question about the horrible murders at Oregon´s Clackamas Mall on December 11, and referred readers to a report from local Portland TV station KGW (video at link) which provides the probable answer:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snapper451, 12/16/2012 4:36:42 PM     (No. 9069577)

The media is our enemy on America. The truth is being suppressed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/16/2012 5:08:38 PM     (No. 9069650)

Why doesn´t the Lame Brain News Media pick up on some authentic news reporting?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 12/16/2012 5:14:29 PM     (No. 9069660)

The ´lame brain´ news media aren´t ´lame brains´ or stupid or uninformed and certainly aren´t news media. They are pretty much completely made up of America´s brand of socialists (which consist of all the democrat and a chunk of the pubbie party) just as the NAZIs were Germany´s brand of socialist, and they are the socialist´s propaganda arm.
They can´t be ´educated´ because they know the facts, they simply refuse to report them because that isn´t their goal - their goal is simply to influence and misinform as many Americans as possible in order to control them and give socialists greater power.
Very simple really, and why they all have to be removed from the Republic if the Republic is going to survive.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 12/16/2012 6:26:03 PM     (No. 9069751)

The media is not lame brain. They know just what they are doing and who they work for and its called EVIL.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jloophole, 12/16/2012 6:28:45 PM     (No. 9069757)

It´s so hard to say or prove what doesn´t happen. I have no doubt that there are stories out there every single day, where legal gun owners prevented the commission of a crime, or a shooting, or murder.

I think there should be one small correction to the quote, which would make sense...

"As I was going down to pull, I saw someone in the back of the Charlotte move, and I knew if I fired and missed, I could hit them," he said."

I think it´s transcribed wrong. Should be "Charlotte Russe" - a women´s apparel store. I checked the mall directory and it´s right by Macy´s and the food court.




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Reply 6 - Posted by: NRA_Forever, 12/16/2012 6:39:59 PM     (No. 9069766)

Dr. John Lott´s excellent research indicates 2.5 million defensive uses of law-abiding citizens a year. And in the vast majority of these cases not a shot is fired - the presence in the hands of the intended victim of a gun is enough to stop the attack in it´s tracks. The anti-gunners would rather those 2.5 million were beaten, robbed, raped, and/or killed by their criminal attackers. The media are pure evil. Every time they engage in their evil propaganda Joseph Goebbels smiles up from Hell.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LadyHen, 12/16/2012 6:55:21 PM     (No. 9069779)

This doesn´t fit the media´s narrative. According to these trolls, guns can´t possibly SAVE lives.

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