Al Gratia was shot fatally in the chest.

New York law and Wendy’s corporate policy had prohibited the victims from arming themselves.

All of the people involved in these incidents were, in a profound way, responsible for their own deaths or the deaths of loved ones.

Ursula Gratia was shot point-blank in the head.

The recent 2000 International Crime Victims Survey published by the Dutch Ministry of Justice, a highly respected and accurate measurement of the percentage of people by nation who are victims of violent crimes, ranked England far ahead of the United States (which ranked 8th), and second only to Australia (where English-style anti-gun laws are also in effect) as the most violent nation.

They called out to the manager, Jean Dumel Auguste, by name.

Suzanna hid under a table, clutching her purse which normally contained a .38 revolver.

In their attempts to disarm the civilian populations of the world - out of sheer ambition for political power and oppression, a psychotic distrust of themselves and their fellow beings, or a perverted desire for “peace” at any price - these dysfunctionals attack the owners of all firearms, starting with what they see as the most vulnerable firearms first.

The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

His landmark book, (The University of Chicago Press, 1998, 2000), now available in an updated second edition, includes thorough analyses of more than 54,000 observations and hundreds of variable factors across more than 3,000 counties in all 50 states for 18 years.

THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE to keep and bear arms shall NOT be infringed.

Lott, Jr., senior research scholar in the School of Law at Yale University, authored the most comprehensive and exhaustive study of crime and gun control laws ever conceived, based on the largest data set on crime ever assembled.

The right of the people TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS shall NOT be infringed.

Yet not a single serious academic challenge of Lott’s research, his methodology or his incontrovertible conclusions has ever been successfully mounted.

The right of the people to keep and bear arms SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED.

In other words, by submitting to criminal demands, you are encouraging criminal behavior.

Mitchell did not say, but I will, that the most effective way to modify the behavior of a criminal is to modify it to the extent that he is no longer capable of any behavior at all.
In 1998, John R.

Their parents took a shot at civilizing them and failed.

Nationwide, each one percent increase in the number of people owning guns reduces crime victim costs by over $3 billion.
Concealed handgun carry by private citizens reduces violent crimes, including rape, murder, aggravated assault and robbery, throughout the entire community and in surrounding communities.
When a state passes a right-to-carry law, crime reduction is immediate and substantial, and crime-reduction benefits continue to grow the longer the law is in effect..
The greater the number of concealed handgun permits issued, the greater the reduction in crime.
Mass shootings in public places are reduced to virtually zero within four or five years after right-to-carry laws are passed - except in designated “gun-free” zones, such as schools, where self-defense is known to be prohibited.
The largest drops in violent crime from concealed handgun carry occur in the most urban areas with the greatest populations and the highest crime rates.
Citizens who do not carry guns benefit equally from the crime reduction which results when other citizens carry guns.