Accidental firearm-related fatalities drop to all-time low

December 7, 2004 NEWTOWN, Conn.—A report from the National Safety Council shows that accidental firearm-related fatalities continue to decline and are at the lowest level in the history of record keeping. Statistics in the council’s “Injury Facts 2004” reveal a 54 percent decrease over a 10-year period ending in 2003. Last year, 101,537 U.S. residents died in accidents of all types. Less than one...

Musings from a ''red-neck idiot''...

By Chad D. Baus "Anonymous" doesn't like me very much... Or is it the truth s/he don't like? Date: 16 Dec 2004 00:51:00 -0000 Subject: Lets make Ohio look more stupid!!!! To Chad Baus: First of all using this senseless crime for your personal soapbox is disgusting!!!! Second of all : Let''s look at this brilliant statement...let 250-300 people "pack heat" in a bar...wtf???? Then the headline...

Headline: "Blackwell poll shows he is pick of GOP"

December 15, 2004 Cleveland Plain Dealer After high-profile crusades for tax cuts and against gay marriage, Secretary of State Ken Blackwell now leads the two other Republicans who want to be Ohio's next governor, according to a poll of GOP voters commissioned by Blackwell's campaign. Of the 511 people surveyed, 36 percent supported Blackwell for the nomination, 21 percent favored Auditor Betty...

Robbers murder clerk, chase down & kill fleeing witness

Anti-gun police spokespersons are fond of endorsing the idea that it is better to be a good witness than to actively try to defend yourself when robbed. This theory comes to a crashing halt when a criminal decides it would be better not to leave any witnesses behind. The Cleveland Plain Dealer first reported on this tragedy Tuesday, and followed up with an in-depth report today. The story goes...

Dayton Daily News reporter's truck taken at gunpoint; used in armed robbery

The Dayton Daily News reported Wednesday on yet another in a series of DDN employees being victims of crime in 2004. According to the newspaper, this latest incident occurred when a black-and-gray 1986 S10 Chevrolet pickup truck belonging to a Dayton Daily News reporter was stolen about 6 p.m. Tuesday from a downtown parking space and used in a robbery of a pizza business by two armed men. The...

''Ban the guns''? Perhaps cars and Tazers too...

If the gun ban extremists truly believe banning inanimate objects can save lives, where are their calls for bans on cars? Vehicles kill more officers than guns Columbus Dispatch, December 12, 2004 The deadliest weapon law-enforcement officers face isn’t a gun. It’s a moving vehicle. In the past decade, traffic-related incidents have overtaken gunshots as the leading cause of officer deaths in the...

More warnings from police not to leave valuables in cars

Sec. 2923.16. (E) No person who has been issued a license or temporary emergency license to carry a concealed handgun under section 2923.125 or 2923.1213 of the Revised Code shall do any of the following: (1) Knowingly transport or have a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle unless the loaded handgun either is in a holster and in plain sight on the person's person or it is securely encased by being...

Criminals don't let background checks stop them at Cincy-area gun store

Armed robbers net more than 30 guns in pre-opening Targetworld raid Compiled t.v. news reports from Cincinnati's WKRC and News 5 paint an increasingly suspicious picture of a construction worker at Targetworld who says he was forced to give access to four armed, masked criminals who then stole a large number of guns. According to WKRC, a call came into 911 around 8:30 a.m. yesterday. A temporary...

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