Do civilians with guns ever stop mass shootings? Yes. I’ve been compiling a list as well.
Open carrier stops a mass murder.
I have a list. John Lott is compiling one too.
A PA doctor used his gun to shoot a crazy person who shot his case worker. Good thing the good doctor had the sense to disregard the hospital’s “no firearms” policy: Employees are prohibited from bringing firearms or explosives of any kind into the workplace.
A mass shooting averted. Add it to the list.
9 documented at Buzzfeed. Here’s some more.
An interesting read: The average number of people killed in mass shootings when stopped by police is 14.29 The average number of people killed in a mass shooting when stopped by a civilian is 2.33 Timely, since there was a mass shooting stopped by an armed man recently.
Gun carrying man stops stabbing spree. Adding another to the growing list.
Seems some whackjob decided to shoot up a church. However, an armed woman decided to end said whackjob’s plans. Ahab notes that: Colorado state law requires that an armed security guard who is not a member of law enforcement must be in possession of a concealed carry permit. I am currently in the process of […]
I’ve seen this said today, most recently by Kevin who notes: having more people armed in a situation like that is a recipe for more innocent deaths, not less. There is a definite lack of data regarding mass murderers v. armed citizens. I can only think of two instances where such a confrontation occurred: 1 […]
Seems he had to hold fire to avoid hitting passers-by: “I know after he saw me, I think the last shot he fired was the one he used on himself.” Other cases of mass-murderers v. armed citizens here and here.
Seen at Glenn’s: Workplace shooting sprees donít last nearly as long when everyone in the office has a gun on their hip. Or even just when one person is armed.
My referral logs tell me that two posts of mine (Don’t Scare White People and Mass murderers v. armed citizens) are apparently getting quite a bit of play via email. Anyone know why?
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