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FBI: More People Killed with Hammers,
Clubs Each Year than Rifles

Breitbart, by AWR Hawkins

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/4/2013 5:09:23 AM

According to the FBI annual crime statistics, the number of murders committed annually with hammers and clubs far outnumbers the number of murders committed with a rifle. This is an interesting fact, particularly amid the Democrats´ feverish push to ban many different rifles, ostensibly to keep us safe of course. However, it appears the zeal of Sens. like Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) is misdirected. For in looking at the FBI numbers from 2005 to 2011, the number of murders by hammers and clubs consistently exceeds the number of murders committed with a rifle.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lala, 1/4/2013 5:21:44 AM     (No. 9097701)

Clearly it´s time to shut down Home Depot and Ace Hardware. Ban all Craftsman tools, I say! Publish the names and addresses of anyone who owns a hammer. Though I confess I don´t know where one would go to purchase a club, shutter those stores, too. Chop down the forests (but not with axes, which are probably dangerous too).

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 1/4/2013 6:29:53 AM     (No. 9097737)

Don´t hurt ´em hammer!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 1/4/2013 7:22:22 AM     (No. 9097803)

Where´s Chucky Schumer on registering each hammer purchased in NY. This way the Journal News can publish a map with people that own these weapons.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 1/4/2013 7:36:04 AM     (No. 9097819)

Keep this report handy in its original form. Something tells me the FBI is due to revise their data.

They may not know it yet, but they are.

Poof!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/4/2013 8:25:48 AM     (No. 9097910)

Guns are a lazy and disinterested tool for killing. Lefties would,of course, see them as the tools of choice because of their symbolic value as being designed to kill. However a serious wet worker knows that except on the field of battle, a rifle is a big,loud,cumbersome and unnecessary tool.

Leftists continue to bat 1000.

They get it wrong on every issue.....every time.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/4/2013 8:54:36 AM     (No. 9097985)

The claw side of the hammer for some...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rustycfc, 1/4/2013 9:31:12 AM     (No. 9098083)

tell that to diane findstien.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: trappedinmn, 1/4/2013 9:35:27 AM     (No. 9098087)

Clubs and bseball bats- twins separated at birth. Time to ban Luisville Sluggers.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 1/4/2013 10:03:18 AM     (No. 9098147)

Confiscate all building materials!!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 1/4/2013 10:05:53 AM     (No. 9098155)

Hands can choke people to death, too. Is a ban in the offing, Ms. Frankenstein?

99.99% of guns are used for protection. Wouldn´t want to live in certain cities if guns were banned. Like Chicago, the murder capital. Oh, wait, guns are banned in Chicago, at least the ones that would work best to protect you.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: veritas, 1/4/2013 10:20:48 AM     (No. 9098187)

Here I´ve been thinking the problem is criminals doing the killing, but it´s actually hammers, clubs, knives, and guns.

Silly me.

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