Gun Free Zone Failures

The Gun Free Zone act, as most gun control laws, is a complete failure. At best it is a misguided attempt at preventing violence. In reality, the results show it to be the cause of more violence and death. It should really be called the Victim-Rich Zone Act.

The table below shows its current casualties:

Gun Free Zones

Date (YYYY-MM-DD)Place NameCityState (SS)DeadInjuredURL
2007-04-16Virginia TechBlacksburgVA2317http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Tech_massacre
2009-04-03American Civic AssociationBinghamtonNY134http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binghamton_shootings
2009-11-05Fort HoodFt. HoodTX1332http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_Fort_Hood_shooting
2010-08-03Hartford DistributorsManchesterCT82http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_Distributors_shooting
2011-01-08Casas Adobes SafewayTucsonAZ611http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Tucson_shooting
2011-10-12Salon Meritage hair salonSeal BeachCA81http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Seal_Beach_shooting
2012-04-02Oikos UniversityOaklandCA73http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oikos_University_shooting
2012-07-20Century 16 'Batman' screeningAuroraCO1258http://hotair.com/archives/2012/07/20/lone-gunman-kills-at-least-12-wounds-50-at-batman-screening-in-colo/
2012-08-05Wisconsin Sikh templeOak CreekWS63http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisconsin_Sikh_temple_shooting
2012-09-28Accent Signage SystemsMinneapolis,MN62http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Minneapolis_workplace_shooting
2012-10-21Azana SpaBrookfieldWS34http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Azana_Spa_shootings
2012-12-14Sandy Hook Elementary SchoolNewtownCN271http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_Hook_Elementary_School_shooting
2013-06-07Santa Monica College librarySanta MonicaCA50http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Santa_Monica_shooting
2013-09-16Navy YardWashingtonDC123http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Navy_Yard_shooting
A list of 'Gun Free Zone' massacres and stats

Other links:
http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?398679-62-Mass-Shootings-Since-1982-How-Many-in-soft-GUN-FREE-ZONES

 

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