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Fact of the Day: Mass Shootings More Common in Europe Than the U.S.

The lazy assumption that America suffers a uniquely high mass shooting rate is the foundation upon which 2nd Amendment restrictionists must rely.

After all, if allegedly more "enlightened" nations like France or Norway that effectively prohibit so-called "assault weapons" (a meaningless slur, but that's another subject entirely) suffer a mass shooting rate as high or higher than the U.S., then their rationale for restricting law-abiding citizens' right to keep and bear arms collapses.

Unfortunately for them, as illustrated by crimeresearch.org, that's precisely what the real-world facts show.  France, Norway  and other European nations actually suffer higher mass shooting rates than the U.S.  In fact, out of 18 European and North American nations measured, the U.S. mass shooting rate…[more]

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Wednesday, September 19 2012

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Center for Individual Freedom today launched six television ads in as many federal House districts.  The new ads expressly urge viewers to vote against the following candidates for federal office: Rep. Leonard Boswell in IA-3, Rep. Ben Chandler in KY-6, Rep. Bill Owens in NY-21, Dan Maffei in NY-24, Steven Horsford in NV-4 and Rep. Jim Matheson in UT-4.

The independent expenditure ads can be viewed below:

CFIF “Three of a Kind” – IA-3

 

 CFIF “Busy” – KY-6

 

 CFIF “Shelf Life” – NY-21

 

CFIF “Stick” – NY-24

 

 CFIF “Burden” – NV-4

 

 CFIF “Same” – UT-4

 

Founded in 1998, the Center for Individual Freedom is a constitutional and free market advocacy organization with more than 250,000 supporters and activists nationwide. 

The above ads were paid for by the Center for Individual Freedom – www.cfif.org – and were not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

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