Friday, December 25, 2015

What would Jesus pack?

Nothing says Christmas like guns:

"Gun sales are shooting through the roof this Christmas. Mass shootings are generally good for business for gun manufacturers, but this year, which featured 355 mass shootings in 336 days, was a veritable marketing bonanza for the gun industry. Even though there is no evidence to support the idea that armed citizens prevent mass shootings — and, in fact that the murder rate correlates strongly with higher levels of gun ownership — the fantasy of being a bad-ass who does a barrel roll and kicks the bad guy out with a direct shot to the head will not be quelled by reality..."