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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]

June 28, 2016 • 12:55 pm

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CFIF Launches TV Issue Ads in 10 Congressional Districts Urging End to Reckless Spending, National Debt Increases and Job-Killing Agenda Print
Tuesday, October 19 2010

The Center for Individual Freedom (“CFIF”) has launched a series of television issue ads in 10 Congressional districts to point out the excessive spending, increased national debt and job-killing agenda enacted by a runaway Congress.

Click on the thumb nails or titles below to view the ads.

CA-20: CFIF "Costa Debt"



 

FL-02: CFIF "Boyd Debt"




 

GA-08: CFIF "Marshall Jobs"



 

KY-06: CFIF "Chandler Jobs"



 

MS-01: CFIF "Childers Debt"




NJ-03: CFIF "Adler Debt"




 

NY-24: CFIF "Arcuri Debt"




 

NC-11: CFIF "Shuler Jobs"




 

NC-08: CFIF "Kissell Debt"



 

PA-11: CFIF " Kanjorski Debt"



 

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