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George Floyd Case: Autopsy Report

Posted by FactReal on March 11, 2021

AUTOPSY REPORT by Andrew M. Baker, Chief Medical Examiner, Hennepin County, Minnesota (May 26, 2020):

Click to access floyd-autopsy-6-3-20.pdf

– Toxicology (testing performed on antemortem blood specimens collected 5/25/20 at 9:00 p.m. at Hennepin HealthCare [HHC] and on postmortem urine): [Autopsy, Page 2]

A. Blood drug and novel psychoactive substances screens:
1. Fentanyl 11 ng/mL
2. Norfentanyl 5.6 ng/mL
3. 4-ANPP 0.65 ng/mL
4. Methamphetamine 19 ng/mL
5. 11-Hydroxy Delta-9 THC 1.2 ng/mL;
Delta-9 Carboxy THC 42 ng/mL; Delta-9 THC 2.9 ng/mL
6. Cotinine positive
7. Caffeine positive
B. Blood volatiles: negative for ethanol, methanol, isopropanol, or acetone
C. Urine drug screen: presumptive positive for cannabinoids, amphetamines, and fentanyl/metabolite
D. Urine drug screen confirmation: morphine (free) 86 ng/mL

– Natural diseases: [Autopsy, Page 1]

A. Arteriosclerotic heart disease, multifocal, severe
B. Hypertensive heart disease
1. Cardiomegaly (540 g) with mild biventricular dilatation
2. Clinical history of hypertension
C. Left pelvic tumor (incidental, see microscopic description)

– Covid-19 positive: [Autopsy, Page 3]

The decedent was known to be positive for 2019nCov RNA on 4/3/2020.

– Overdose Death: [Source below]
According to court documents, Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker said to prosecutors on May 31, 2020:

[Andrew Baker] said that if Mr. Floyd had been found dead in his home (or anywhere else) and there were no other contributing factors he would conclude that it was an overdose death.

Source: Court document, Exhibit 4 filed 8/25/2020, officer Tou Thao’s case #27-CR-20-12949) (Archive)

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George Floyd Case: Police Manual Teaches Knee-to-Neck Restraints (Images)

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George Floyd Case: Police Manual Teaches Knee-to-Neck Restraints (Images)

Posted by FactReal on March 11, 2021

Police Manual: Neck Restraint used to alleviate the risk of asphyxia
Could Minneapolis Police training manual exonerate the four police officers accused of George Floyd’s death? The manual taught officers how to use the knee-to-neck technique to alleviate the risk of asphyxia. Below are the images of the manual as provided to the court.

GeorgeFloydPoliceTrainedKneeNeckRestraint

Source: Minneapolis Police Training Manual:
The officer (left) kneels on the side of the suspect’s neck.

SUMMARY
Minneapolis Police Department training manual taught police officers about:

– Neck Restraint:

Compressing one or both sides of a person’s neck with an arm or leg, without applying direct pressure to the trachea or airway (front of the neck) (Court document: Page 16)

-The Recovery Position to alleviate the risk of asphyxia:

Placing a restrained subject on their side in order to reduce pressure on his/her chest and facilitate breathing. (Court document: Page 8 )

– Excited Delirium:

How to subdue a suspect with signs of excited delirium (which George Floyd was exhibiting)

– Common Risk Factors:

How to identify common risk factors: i.e., illicit drugs, cardiovascular disease, bizarre behavior (some of which George Floyd presented)

PROOF: MINNEAPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT TRAINING MANUAL
Source: Court document, Exhibit 7, pages 6 – 26,
– Police officer’s knee on neck of suspect to alleviate positional asphyxia.
From Minneapolis police manual: (Exhibit 7, page 26)

GeorgeFloydCase-PoliceManualTeachesKneeToNeckRestraint

Source: Minneapolis Police Training Manual
Photo shows the Neck Restraint: “Place the subject in the recovery position to alleviate positional asphyxia.”

Ok they are in handcuffs now what.

  • Sudden cardiac arrest typically occurs immediately following a violent struggle
  • Place the subject in the recovery position to alleviate positional asphyxia
  • Once in handcuffs, get EMS on scene quickly to monitor and transport
  • Sign a transport hold on these individuals
  • Complete a CIC report

-Recovery Position
From Minneapolis police manual: (Exhibit 7, page 28)

GeorgeFloydCase-PoliceManualRecoveryPosition

Source: Minneapolis Police Manual – Recovery Position

Airway
Normally this is head tilt chin lift or “Sniffing Position”. Can also be the Recovery Position.

– Neck Restraint:
Compressing one or both sides of a person’s neck with an arm or leg without applying direct pressure to the trachea or airway (front of the neck)

From Minneapolis police manual: (Exhibit 7, page 12)

GeorgeFloydCase-PoliceManualNeckRestraint

Source: Minneapolis Police Training Manual – Neck Restraint

NECK RESTRAINTS AND CHOKE HOLDS
Choke Hold: Deadly force option. Defined as applying direct pressure on a person’s trachea or airway

Neck Restraint: Non-deadly force option. Defined as compressing one or both sides of a person’s neck with an arm or leg without applying direct pressure to the trachea or airway (front of the neck)

– Excited Delirium (which George Floyd exhibited):
From Minneapolis police manual: (Exhibit 7, page 23)

GeorgeFloydDelirium-PoliceManualHowToHandleDelirium

Source: Minneapolis Police Training Manual – Definition of Excited Delirium

Current definintion (sic)
Excited delirium: A condition that manifests as a combination of delirium, psychomotor agitation, anxiety, hallucinations, speech disturbances, disorientation, violent and bizarre behavior, insensitivity to pain, elevated body temperature and superhuman strength.

– Common Risk Factors (some of which George Floyd presented)
From Minneapolis police manual: (Exhibit 7, page 24)

GeorgeFloydCase-PoliceManualSubjectRiskFactors

Source: Minneapolis Police Training Manual – Common Risk Factors

Common Risk Factors
Male under the age of 44 median age of 36

Use/abuse of illicit drugs

Preexisting mental and/or cardiovascular disease

Exhibition of bizarre behavior such as:
– Various stages of nudity
– Incoherence and delirium
– Violence/attacking or breaking glass
– Running in traffic
– Paranoia

SOURCE:
Court document, Exhibit 7, page 26, filed 7/7/2020 11:00 AM, officer Thomas Lane’s case #27-CR-20-12951) (Archive)

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Fake Trump Supporters & Provocateurs at Jan. 6 Capitol Riot: Analyst

Posted by FactReal on March 1, 2021

This a great eyewitness account of the January 6th Capitol breach from a senior analyst for strategy at the Center for Security Policy with experience in political and psychological warfare, J. Michael Waller:

Via Center for Security Policy: ‘Covert Cadre: What I saw leading up to the US Capitol attack’
Reprinted by The Federalist: ‘I Saw Provocateurs At The Capitol Riot On Jan. 6’

SUMMARY

The deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol bore the markings of an organized operation planned well in advance of the Jan. 6 joint session of Congress.

A small number of cadre appeared to use the cover of a huge rally to stage its attack. Before it began, I saw from my vantage point on the West Front of the Capitol what appeared to be four separate cells or units:

1. Plainclothes militants. Militant, aggressive men in Donald Trump and MAGA gear at a front police line at the base of the temporary presidential inaugural platform;

2. Agents-provocateurs. Scattered groups of men exhorting the marchers to gather closely and tightly toward the center of the outside of the Capitol building and prevent them from leaving;

3. Fake Trump protesters. A few young men wearing Trump or MAGA hats backwards and who did not fit in with the rest of the crowd in terms of their actions and demeanor, whom I presumed to be Antifa or other leftist agitators; and

4. Disciplined, uniformed column of attackers. A column of organized, disciplined men, wearing similar but not identical camouflage uniforms and black gear, some with helmets and GoPro cameras or wearing subdued Punisher skull patches.

All of these cells or groups stood out from the very large crowd by their behavior and overall demeanor. However, they did not all appear at the same time. Not until the very end did it appear there was a prearranged plan to storm the Capitol building, and to manipulate the unsuspecting crowd as cover and as a follow-on force.

DETAILS

Fake Trump Protesters

A very few didn’t share the jovial, friendly, earnest demeanor of the great majority. Some obviously didn’t fit in.

Among them were younger twentysomethings wearing new Trump or MAGA hats, often with the visor in the back, showing no enthusiasm and either looking at the ground, glowering, or holding out their phones with outstretched arms to make videos of as many faces as possible in the crowd.

Some appeared awkward, the way someone’s body language inadvertently shows the world that he feel like he doesn’t fit in. A few seemed to be nursing a deep, churning rage.

They generally covered their faces with cloth masks, as opposed to the pro-Trump people, few of whom wore masks at all. They walked, often hands in pockets, in clusters of perhaps four to six with at least one of them frequently looking behind.

These outliers group looked like trouble. I presumed these fake Trump protesters were Antifa or something similar.

Uniformed, Disciplined Column of Attackers

A second outlier group also stood out. While many marchers wore military camouflage shirts, jackets, or pants of various patterns and states of wear and in all shapes and sizes, here and there one would see people of a different type: Wiry young men in good physical condition dressed neatly in what looked like newer camouflage uniforms with black gear, subdued patches including Punisher skulls, and helmets.

They showed tidiness and discipline. They strode instead of walked, moving at a more rapid pace than most of the people, sometimes breaking into a short jog, and generally keeping to the left side of Constitution Avenue in pairs of two or small groups of three. Unlike others in old military clothes who tended to be affable and talkative, these sullen men seemed not to speak to anyone at all. As we would see, they were the disciplined, uniformed column of attackers.

Uniformed, Disciplined Cadre Assembles for Attack

Then, from the north, a column of uniformed, agile younger men walked briskly, single-file, toward the inaugural stand. They came within two feet of me. Their camouflage uniforms were clean, neat, and with a pattern I couldn’t identify.

Some had helmets and GoPro cameras. Some uniforms bore subdued insignia, including the Punisher skull. These were the disciplined, uniformed column of attackers. I had seen them in groups of two or three among the marchers on Connecticut Avenue from the Ellipse.

Now there were a good three dozen of them, moving in a single, snakelike formation. They were organized. They were disciplined. They were prepared.

“We’re taking the Capitol!” the first or second announced.

Plainclothes
Plainclothes: Police Fire Tear Gas at Their Supporters not the plainclothes militants

Then something happened at the front of the crowd, as if a champagne cork popped to release pent-up human energy. It seemed like a scuffle…For a few seconds I saw what looked like police in a tussle with some of the marchers up front—what appeared to be an organized group in civilian clothes. This organized group are the cell I call the “plainclothes militants.” They fit right in with the MAGA people.

Suddenly energy surged from the front of the crowd as the anti-riot police, above on the inaugural platform, visibly tensed up. Some sighted their pepper ball weapons toward the densely packed people. One fired a teargas canister—not at the plainclothes militants at the front line, but into the crowd itself. Then another. Flash grenades went off in the middle of the crowd.

I had seen anti-riot police in action before. They moved with a decisive sense of purpose. Now, the Capitol Police crew seemed confused, as if without a leader or perhaps inadequate rules of engagement. These professionals seemed directionless

Provocateurs
Provocateurs to Turn Unsuspecting Marchers Into an Invading Mob:

…[T]he man kept yelling not to “retreat,” as if this were a military operation. In a powerful voice, he exhorted the crowd to remain on the plaza and not to disperse on the lawn or depart down the steps to the footpath…Then two other men.. bellowed variations of “Forward! Don’t you dare retreat!” Some made direct eye contact at people and pointed directly at them, as if trying to psyche them into submitting. […]

They appeared to be part of an organized cell of agents-provocateurs to corral people as an unwitting follow-on force behind the plainclothes militants tussling with police—but who, we would later learn, were actually breaking into the Capitol beneath the Great Rotunda to storm Congress. It was just before 3 o’clock.

These apparent agents-provocateurs placed hundreds of unsuspecting supporters of the president in physical danger. They attempted to block exits for people seeking to escape tear gas. They endangered vulnerable people, including children, the frail, and the elderly.

They funneled and pushed hundreds if not thousands of innocent people into a crush toward the Capitol. They did so with the goal of forcing those people into a confrontation with federal police defending Congress.

Few police. DC Treated the Event at the Lowest Threat Level.

For such a massive event, police presence was light. District of Columbia police and a small group of DC National Guard had a relaxed demeanor, keeping a professional distance from marchers and other pedestrians, as they usually do.

We walked about three blocks behind the front of the march to the Capitol, with perhaps two or three thousand people ahead of us. The DC Metropolitan police were their usual professionally detached selves, standing on curbs or at street crossings and exchanging an occasional greeting from marchers, but treating the event as routine and at the lowest threat level.

When we crossed First Street NW to enter the Capitol grounds where the Capitol Police had jurisdiction, I noticed no police at all. Several marchers expressed surprise.

Passing by a few days earlier, I had noticed that, with presidential inaugural platform construction underway, the Capitol’s West Front lawn had been blocked off with plastic. On this day, there was no barrier blocking the paved footpath with its high granite curbs on either side leading up the Senate side of the hill. The openness seemed like a courtesy gesture from Congress, which controls security.

The Crowd Energized and Festive, Not Angry or Incited

…[The] marchers had begun down Constitution Avenue from the Ellipse to Capitol Hill, mostly along Constitution Avenue…Although the march was in protest of fraud in the 2020 election and people were recounting the president’s energizing speech, the mood of the crowd was positive and festive. […]

Of the thousands of people I passed or who passed me along Constitution Avenue, some were indignant and contemptuous of Congress, but not one appeared angry or incited to riot. Many of the marchers were families with small children; many were elderly, overweight, or just plain tired or frail—traits not typically attributed to the riot-prone.

Diverse Cross-Section of America
A large group of African-American men sported shirts that said “Blacks for Trump.” Figuring that journalists would emphasize the solitary racist sign and Confederate flags, deliberately ignoring the rest, I took note of the fact that many demonstrators were black, Asian, and Latino, with a strong presence of Vietnamese- and Chinese-Americans.

Few Portable Toilets and Trash Bins

The DC government had placed only one portable toilet along the 16-block Constitution Avenue route, and five more near the intersection with Pennsylvania Avenue near the Canadian Embassy. The federal government opened the Ronald Reagan Building so people could use the bathrooms.

The city had provided few trash bins. (DC usually provides a large number of toilets and trash receptacles along march routes.) […]
Observations about the toilets and trash are noteworthy because, in my experience with and among large protest crowds in Washington, the large leftist crowds tend to be angry and leave trash in the streets and urine in the shrubs. None of that anger showed in the Jan. 6 crowd along Constitution Avenue.

Read the entire article: here.

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Hollywood Welfare Paid by Taxpayers

Posted by FactReal on February 25, 2013

George Clooney’s film, Argo, received $6.21 million in tax credits
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Via Forbes:

Even as the Hollywood glitterati ruminate about social responsibility and the need for the wealthy “one percent” to pay their “fair share,” Hollywood millionaires and moguls are bagging an estimated $1.51 billion in tax revenues annually through something called “film tax credits.”

Consider a few of this year’s Oscar nominated films. According to a new report by the Government Accountability Institute, Quentin Tarantino’s controversial spaghetti Western, Django Unchained, featuring Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio has applied to receive an estimated $8.4 million in film tax credits from the State of Louisiana. Actor-director Ben Affleck and producer George Clooney’s film, Argo, received $6.21 million in tax credits from the California Film Commission. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, featuring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, and Tommy Lee Jones, hauled in $3.5 million in tax-free film credits. Silver Linings Playbook bagged a cool $5.6 million.

Indeed, 40 states now have some form of subsidy or incentive that allow filmmakers to defray income and/or sales taxes incurred during filming. Thirteen states even offer so-called “transferrable film tax credits” that allow filmmakers to convert unused credits into cash—at taxpayer expense, of course.

[…]

[T]ax and policy analysts who have studied film tax credit programs say industry claims of job creation are vastly overstated. Worse, say critics, they drain vital state resources from things like education and healthcare.

[…]

What’s more, the Tax Foundation says “that states lose money by offering tax credits for film production” and that “movie production incentives are costly and fail to live up to their promises” because “they create mostly temporary positions with limited options for upward mobility.”

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Gun Stats: U.S. #1 in Gun Ownership; #28 in Gun Murder Rate

Posted by FactReal on February 7, 2013

KEY FACTS
• The US has the highest civilian gun ownership rate in the world: Nearly 89 guns per 100 people. Followed by: Yemen (55 per 100 people), Switzerland (46 per 100 people), etc.
• The US is number 28 in firearm murder rate: 2.97 per 100,000 people.
• The worst firearm murder rate belongs to Honduras, El Salvador and Jamaica.

Rank by Gun Ownership – Top 10 Listed

Country % of homicides by firearm Number of homicides by firearm Homicide by firearm rate per 100,000 pop Rank by rate of ownership Average firearms per 100 people Average total all civilian firearms
United States 60 9,146 2.97 1 88.8 270,000,000
Yemen 2 54.8 11,500,000
Switzerland 72.2 57 0.77 3 45.7 3,400,000
Finland 19.8 24 0.45 4 45.3 2,400,000
Serbia 33.1 45 0.46 5 37.8 3,050,000
Cyprus 26.3 5 0.46 6 36.4 275,000
Saudi Arabia 7 35 6,000,000
Iraq 8 34.2 9,750,000
Uruguay 46.5 93 2.8 9 31.8 1,100,000
Sweden 33.9 37 0.41 10 31.6 2,800,000
Rank by Gun Murder Rate – All Countries Listed
Rank by Gun Murder Rate Country % of  
homicides
by firearm
Number of
homicides
by firearm
Homicide   by firearm rate per 100,000 pop Rank by rate of ownership Average   firearms per 100 people Average   total all civilian firearms
1 Honduras 83.4 5,201 68.43 88 6.2 500,000
2 El   Salvador 76.9 2,446 39.9 92 5.8 400,000
3 Jamaica 75.6 1,080 39.4 74 8.1 215,000
4 Venezuela 79.5 11,115 38.97 59 10.7 2,850,000
5 Guatemala 84 5,009 34.81 49 13.1 1,650,000
6 Saint   Kitts and Nevis 85 17 32.44
7 Trinidad   and Tobago 72.1 365 27.31 129 1.6 21,000
8 Colombia 81.1 12,539 27.09 91 5.9 2,700,000
9 Belize 52.3 68 21.82 62 10 29,000
10 Puerto   Rico 94.8 692 18.3
11 Brazil 70.8 34,678 18.1 75 8 14,840,000
12 South   Africa 45 8,319 17.03 50 12.7 5,950,000
13 Dominican   Republic 65.5 1,618 16.3 99 5.1 450,000
14 Panama 75 569 16.18 26 21.7 700,000
15 Bahamas 61.2 52 15.37 98 5.3 17,000
16 Ecuador 68.7 1,790 12.73 142 1.3 370,000
17 Guyana 61.3 85 11.46 45 14.6 110,000
18 Mexico 54.9 11,309 9.97 42 15 15,500,000
19 Philippines 49.9 7,349 8.93 105 4.7 3,900,000
20 Paraguay 56.1 466 7.35 37 17 1,000,000
21 Anguilla 24 1 7.14
22 Nicaragua 42.1 338 5.92 77 7.7 395,000
23 Saint   Vincent and the Grenadines 30 6 5.49
24 Zimbabwe 65.6 598 4.78 106 4.4 400,000
25 Costa   Rica 57.3 201 4.59 64 9.9 430,000
26 Argentina 52 1,198 3.02 62 10.2 3,950,000
27 Barbados 40 8 2.99 76 7.8 21,000
28 United   States 60 9,146 2.97 1 88.8 270,000,000
29 West   Bank & Gaza 72.4 105 2.95 118 3.4 125,000
30 Liechtenstein 100 1 2.82
31 Uruguay 46.5 93 2.8 9 31.8 1,100,000
32 Peru 50.8 757 2.63 33 18.8 750,000
33 Sierra   Leone 87.7 128 2.28 164 0.6 34,000
34 Chile 37.3 353 2.16 59 10.7 1,750,000
35 Albania 65.9 56 1.76 70 8.6 270,000
36 Maldives 62.5 5 1.63 85 6.5 21,000
37 Congo,   Dem Rep 33.2 248 1.56 137 1.4 800,000
38 Sri   Lanka 21.1 291 1.48 133 1.5 300,000
39 Cambodia 36.7 187 1.44 109 4.3 600,000
40 Kazakhstan 12.5 210 1.34 142 1.3 200,000
41 Macedonia 62.5 25 1.21 20 24.1 490,000
42 Bangladesh 43.6 1,456 1.12 169 0.5 700,000
43 Vietnam 52.9 834 0.99 128 1.7 1,100,000
44 Uganda 10.5 280 0.87 137 1.4 400,000
45 Switzerland 72.2 57 0.77 3 45.7 3,400,000
46 Turkey 16.9 535 0.77 52 12.5 9,000,000
47 Lebanon 36.5 31 0.76 28 21 750,000
48 Italy 66.7 417 0.71 55 11.9 7,000,000
49 Belgium 39.5 70 0.68 34 17.2 1,800,000
50 Bulgaria 29.7 51 0.67 88 6.2 480,000
51 Luxembourg 42.9 3 0.62 41 15.3 70,000
52 Egypt 69.1 453 0.57 115 3.5 1,900,000
53 Taiwan 15.9 128 0.56 106 4.4 725,000
54 Georgia 13.3 24 0.55 79 7.3 330,000
55 Kyrgyzstan 8.3 28 0.54 156 0.9 45,000
56 Canada 32 173 0.51 13 30.8 9,950,000
57 Jordan 38.8 26 0.49 58 11.5 630,000
58 Bosnia   and Herzegovina 24.7 18 0.48 34 17.3 675,000
59 Ireland 42 21 0.48 70 8.6 360,000
60 Serbia 33.1 45 0.46 5 37.8 3,050,000
61 Cyprus 26.3 5 0.46 6 36.4 275,000
62 Finland 19.8 24 0.45 4 45.3 2,400,000
63 Liberia 13.2 17 0.43 129 1.6 51,000
64 Sweden 33.9 37 0.41 10 31.6 2,800,000
65 Portugal 33.8 44 0.41 72 8.5 900,000
66 Croatia 34.7 17 0.39 26 21.7 950,000
67 Zambia 11.7 28 0.35 68 8.9 230,000
68 Netherlands 30.7 55 0.33 112 3.9 510,000
69 Nepal 13.3 84 0.3 159 0.8 205,000
70 Armenia 13 9 0.29 52 12.5 380,000
71 Northern   Ireland 4.5 5 0.28 25 21.9 380,000
72 Denmark 31.9 15 0.27 54 12 650,000
73 Greece 34.9 29 0.26 23 22.5 2,500,000
74 India 7.6 3,093 0.26 110 4.2 46,000,000
75 Estonia 3.9 3 0.24 65 9.2 123,000
76 Cuba 4.4 27 0.24 104 4.8 545,000
77 Malaysia 13.4 64 0.24 133 1.5 370,000
78 Austria 29.5 18 0.22 14 30.4 2,500,000
79 Latvia 4.6 5 0.22 32 19 280,000
80 Moldova 3.3 8 0.22 83 7.1 300,000
81 Ukraine 4.5 100 0.22 84 6.6 3,100,000
82 Tajikistan 15.6 15 0.22 153 1 65,000
83 Spain 21.8 90 0.2 61 10.4 4,500,000
84 Germany 26.3 158 0.19 15 30.3 25,000,000
85 Czech   Republic 11 20 0.19 38 16.3 1,600,000
86 Slovakia 11.2 10 0.18 73 8.3 450,000
87 Lithuania 2.5 6 0.18 160 0.7 135,000
88 New   Zealand 13.5 7 0.16 22 22.6 925,000
89 Qatar 16.7 1 0.14 31 19.2 520,100
90 Australia 11.5 30 0.14 42 15 3,050,000
91 Belarus 2.5 12 0.12 79 7.3 710,000
92 Azerbaijan 6.5 11 0.12 115 3.5 290,000
93 Mongolia 1.4 3 0.11 126 1.9 50,000
94 Mauritius 2 1 0.1 44 14.7 180,000
95 Slovenia 15.4 2 0.1 47 13.5 270,000
96 Turkmenistan 2.4 5 0.1 114 3.8 180,000
97 Israel 11.7 6 0.09 79 7.3 500,000
98 Poland 7.1 35 0.09 142 1.3 510,000
99 England   and Wales 6.6 41 0.07 88 6.2 3,400,000
100 Hungary 5 7 0.07 93 5.5 560,000
101 France 9.6 35 0.06 12 31.2 19,000,000
102 Algeria 4.8 20 0.06 78 7.6 1,900,000
103 Norway 8.1 2 0.05 11 31.3 1,400,000
104 Korea,   South 1.7 14 0.03 149 1.1 510,000
105 Romania 1.3 5 0.02 160 0.7 160,000
106 Singapore 5.9 1 0.02 169 0.5 22,000
107 Japan 1.8 11 0.01 164 0.6 710,000
108 Bermuda 0 0 0
109 Grenada 0 0 0
110 Hong   Kong 0 0 0
111 Monaco 0 0 0
112 Yemen 2 54.8 11,500,000
113 Saudi   Arabia 7 35 6,000,000
114 Iraq 8 34.2 9,750,000
115 Iceland 0 0 0 15 30.3 90,000
116 Oman 17 25.4 650,000
117 Bahrain 0 0 0 18 24.8 180,000
118 Kuwait 18 24.8 630,000
119 Montenegro 21 23.1 150,000
120 United   Arab Emirates 24 22.1 1,000,000
121 Equatorial   Guinea 29 19.9 100,000
122 Kosovo 30 19.5 415,000
123 Angola 34 17.3 2,800,000
124 Thailand 39 15.6 10,000,000
125 Libya 40 15.5 900,000
126 Gabon 46 14 190,000
127 Suriname 48 13.4 60,000
128 Namibia 51 12.6 260,000
129 Malta 0 0 0 55 11.9 48,000
130 Pakistan 57 11.6 18,000,000
131 Somalia 66 9.1 750,000
132 Russia 68 8.9 12,750,000
133 Iran 79 7.3 3,500,000
134 Swaziland 86 6.4 72,000
135 Kenya 86 6.4 740,000
136 Scotland 93 5.5 280,000
137 Sudan 93 5.5 2,000,000
138 Seychelles 96 5.4 4,600
139 Cape   Verde 96 5.4 9,500
140 Mozambique 99 5.1 1,000,000
141 Morocco 101 5 1,500,000
142 Botswana 102 4.9 87,000
143 China 102 4.9 40,000,000
144 Myanmar 111 4 2,000,000
145 Syria 112 3.9 735,000
146 Bhutan 115 3.5 22,000
147 Djibouti 119 2.8 22,000
148 Bolivia 119 2.8 260,000
149 Cameroon 119 2.8 340,000
150 Lesotho 122 2.7 47,000
151 Congo 122 2.7 100,000
152 Côte   d´Ivoire 124 2.4 400,000
153 Senegal 125 2 230,000
154 Comoros 127 1.8 11,000
155 Guinea-Bissau 129 1.6 25,000
156 Mauritania 129 1.6 50,000
157 Uzbekistan 133 1.5 1,200,000
158 Nigeria 133 1.5 2,000,000
159 Brunei 0 0 0 137 1.4 5,400
160 Benin 137 1.4 120,000
161 Tanzania 137 1.4 550,000
162 Laos 145 1.2 71,000
163 Papua   New Guinea 145 1.2 71,000
164 Guinea 145 1.2 110,000
165 Burundi 145 1.2 200,000
166 Chad 149 1.1 109,000
167 Mali 149 1.1 143,000
168 Burkina   Faso 149 1.1 148,000
169 Central   African Republic 153 1 40,000
170 Togo 153 1 60,000
171 Gambia 157 0.8 123,000
172 Madagascar 157 0.8 150,000
173 Malawi 160 0.7 92,000
174 Niger 160 0.7 93,000
175 Rwanda 164 0.6 58,000
176 Korea,   North 164 0.6 130,000
177 Haiti 164 0.6 190,000
178 Fiji 169 0.5 4,000
179 Eritrea 169 0.5 20,000
180 Indonesia 169 0.5 1,000,000
181 Solomon   Islands 0 0 0 174 0.4 1,800
182 Ghana 174 0.4 80,000
183 Ethiopia 174 0.4 320,000
184 East   Timor 177 0.3 3,000
185 Tunisia 178 0.1 9,000

Note: Some data not available for some nations, but the dataset does include most developed nations.

SOURCES
“Gun homicides and gun ownership listed by country,” The Guardian (London), July 22, 2012
●http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2012/jul/22/gun-homicides-ownership-world-list/print#data

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Annual Crime Survey – Firearm Homicides
●http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/data-and-analysis/statistics/data.html

“Estimating Civilian Owned Firearms,” Small Arms Survey Research Notes (Number 9, September 2011) (Small Arms Survey is a research project at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland)
●http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/fileadmin/docs/H-Research_Notes/SAS-Research-Note-9.pdf

Stephen Gutowski, “U.S. #1 By Far In Gun Ownership – But, Only 28th In Gun Murder Rate,” CNSNews, February 6, 2013
●http://cnsnews.com/blog/stephen-gutowski/us-1-far-gun-ownership-only-28th-gun-murder-rate

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The Assault Weapon Myth

Posted by FactReal on January 31, 2013

There is NO such Thing as an “Assault Weapon”
Via DanaLoeschRadio.com:

First and foremost there is no such thing as an “assault weapon.” Any device used to assault (a behavior or action) someone can be defined as an “assault weapon.” There exist fully automatic firearms and semi automatic firearms, period. There technically is no such thing as an “assault rifle,” either…The problem with using this phrase to define scary-looking rifles is that it betrays a gross lack of knowledge on firearms…[C]alling any of these rifles “assault rifles” used in the Sandy Hook shooting and any other such tragedies…it’s simply nothing more than irresponsible reporting and commentary from individuals who should know better.

…It’s a tactic to encourage public prejudice against scary-looking guns and part of the overall strategy to ban them outright. You can purchase a pellet gun that is closely modeled to resemble an AR-15; just because it looks like an AR-15 (and AR stands for the manufacturer’s name, ArmaLite, not ”assault rifle”) doesn’t mean that it’s an “assault rifle,” no more than a semi-automatic similar in looks to a fully automatic makes the semi an “assault rifle.”

If the left can move conservatives into using their misused terminology, they’ve already won ground in the anti-Second Amendment battle. When we start taking on the language of the left, we are no longer defending our position, we will have ceded it. We can’t afford such mistakes.

Semi-automatic weapons fire one bullet with each trigger pull
Via The Washington Times:

Obama and his allies, such as Mrs. Feinstein, deliberately misuse the term “assault weapon” to confuse the public. Assault weapons are machine guns, automatic rifles that continue to fire until the trigger is released. These guns have been highly regulated since 1934 and are never used in crimes. The guns that this [Feinstein’s] congressional bill targets are simply the standard semi-automatic weapons that fire one bullet with each trigger pull.

The AR-15 fires small caliber bullets (.22), which has one-tenth the power of the standard military round
(AR stands for the manufacturer’s name, ArmaLite, not “Assault Rifle”)
Via The Washington Times:

The best illustration of this deception is Mrs. Feinstein’s placing of the “Armalite M15 22LR Carbine” on her list of items that she claims have the sole purpose “to hold at the hip if possible, to spray fire to be able to kill large numbers.” This particular weapon fires a .22 long rifle cartridge, which has one-tenth the power of the standard military round and is generally suited for plinking tin cans or hunting small varmints. It simply looks like a military rifle, which fits Mrs. Feinstein’s effort to eliminate items that look scary to her.

SEMI-AUTOMATICS 101 (Aired 1/18/2013)
National & World champion pistol shooter Jessie Duff demonstrates the different caliber and firing power of semi-automatic rifles (including the AR-15) on the Hannity Show.
(Jessie Duff’s sites: Twitter, Facebook)

Other video source: here

GUN MYTHS DEBUNKED (Aired 1/22/2013)
Jessie Duff: “These are all semiautomatic firearms and when you pull the trigger once it fires once. They don’t spray bullets everywhere like you see in Hollywood or in the movies or video games.”
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