When Police Bullets Hit Bystanders: Why The NRA’s ‘Arm Everyone’ Is Pure Madness

The National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun fanatics across America want the rest of us to believe we are a more civil society if we are armed to the teeth. If every citizen could model his or her life on the teachings of John Rambo, adopt a philosophy of “shoot first…second…fiftieth, ask questions later,” America would be a much safer nation.

And then there’s this…

Police Bullets Hit Bystanders, and Questions Rise Yet Again – NYTimes.com: “It began as just another bizarre scene in the Times Square area, a disoriented man lurching amid traffic, seemingly throwing himself into the path of oncoming cars.

The police arrived and the crowd grew. The hulking man continued on, ignoring the officers’ commands while eluding capture. Then the man reached into his pants pocket, withdrawing his hand as if it were a gun, the police said, and pretended to shoot at some of the officers.

Two officers opened fire, discharging a total of three bullets. They missed the man, but struck two women nearby, including one who had been leaning against her walker; the bullet wound to her leg sent her tumbling to the ground.”

If well-armed and well-trained police officers are unable to hit their intended target, what result to we expect when dozens of “good guy” “John McClane” citizens open fire in a crowded and dark movie theater in an attempt to take out one “bad guy”?

“Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker”

It’s a gun nut wet dream.

“Now I have a machine gun. Ho ho ho.”

Hey folks, it’s gun nut logic. It’s not supposed to make sense.

John rambo citizen

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