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Old September 5, 2000, 09:54 AM   #1
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I would like to see a category for stories relating to actual situations where bodily harm was avoided, or not avoided through actions of the armed ( fist, knife, bat , gun, tank ) citizen (& LEO). I would assume that most stories would come from published accounts. Many folks have guns for personal protection, but have no idea the many ways that situations come down. I recognize that these stories can be presently posted, but a separate compendium would be instructional. This would be more of a resource. Are there any URL's where these stories are available?
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Old September 5, 2000, 10:51 AM   #2
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FWIW I like this idea. Sure would make finding rebuttals to "they'll just take it away from you and use it on you"or "guns just make is worse" easier.

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Old September 5, 2000, 06:47 PM   #3
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Uh - just look for any thread posted by FUD...
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Old September 5, 2000, 10:20 PM   #4
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Uhh, George ... <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by jimmy: ... FUD is no less unfortunate than anyone else. Instead, he's unusually observant & analytical. Therefore he sees the risks & threats that surround everyone, even though most people are unaware of them ...[/quote]

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Old September 6, 2000, 10:19 AM   #5
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FUD could post, but so could others. I would hope that local stories which never make the national news would be passed on to the rest of us. Whenever a gun is used, the national press goes silent. Sometimes, local press will report a pro-gun story due to a lack of local news. Of course, most local reporting would be wanting in detail.

That would be the main problem..the lack of detail. This would limit the educational experience.
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