Roadie.net documents story of unarmed heroes trying to stop club shootings

A website devoted to covering the profession of "roadies" has published an exclusive eyewitness account of the Alrosa Villa shooting, as told by two road crew workers who were there. Titled "The Heroes of the Damageplan Shooting", this recounting gives a detailed look at how two defenseless - as mandated by Ohio law - roadies and one civilian were killed (and two others injured) while charging...

Cleveland grocer, 71, returns fire, kills robber

The Cleveland Plain Dealer is reporting on another shooting at a retail store on the city's west side. But this one had far different results than the one at Tony's Deli, where a clerk was killed for not opening the cash drawer quick enough, and where a defenseless witness was murdered by a shot in the back while fleeing. Why the difference? Because this time, the store owner refused to be a...

Another Clinton-era try to prove ''more guns = more crime'' goes down in flames

Last year, the Centers for Disease Control released results of a sweeping federal review (started during the Clinton-era) of the nation's gun control laws - including mandatory waiting periods and bans on certain weapons. The task force reviewed 51 published studies about the effectiveness of eight types of gun- control laws. The laws included bans on specific firearms or ammunition, measures...

Op-ed: The False Hope of Gun-Free Zones

By Gerard Valentino CNSNews.com Commentary December 16, 2004 Few people remember the school shooting in Pearl, Mississippi that took place in October 1997. Fewer people remember how it ended. This episode came to a close when Pearl High School Assistant Principal Joel Myrick sprinted a quarter mile to retrieve a personal handgun from his car and confronted the shooter who was unwilling to...

Recent Domestic Violence Murders in the Workplace Illustrate a Common Scenario

A group called "Peace At Work" has inadvertantly proven the need for legalized self-defense in the workplace with results from their own study. December 15, 2004 "Peace At Work" press release Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 15, 2004 -- On November 29th, two women were murdered at work by their husbands at almost the exact same time though they were a world apart. Shennel McKendall of Chapel Hill,...

State-mandated victim zone: Man fires handgun during bar robbery

The Fremont News-Messenger reported yesterday that a Fremont man was arrested Tuesday morning, accused of holding up a local bar, threatening and assaulting at least one patron, and discharging his weapon. Fremont police arrested Anthony Howey, 27, 412 Chestnut St., around 11 a.m. after he was accused of an armed robbery early Tuesday morning at Copper Penny, Inc., 502 E. State St. Police...

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...

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