About that 6.7% we are gonna get out of the AWB

Feinstein claims that the 1994 “Assault Weapons Ban” was proven to reduce gun murders by 6.7%. By that measure, this new legislation will save a grand total of 665 lives.

Number of people killed with hammers/clubs in 2011 is 496

4 Responses to About that 6.7% we are gonna get out of the AWB

  1. If you look at the report from which that stat originated you will see that the study author’s themselves state if you factor in year to year variation and/or statistical error you could, with equal confidence, conclude that the AWB made “no change” to the number of firearms related homicides. Reporting a 6.7% change is negligent at best……..