“If I only had a gun…” (updated with much more information), by BruinKid on Daily Kos

Back in 2009, ABC’s 20/20 had a segment where they gave some participants more training than necessary in order to get a concealed-carry permit in many states. … And so they put the participants in a situation where a gunman burst into the room.  Watch the whole video (which I can’t to embed here).

Guess how they performed under that stress?

As for the academic side of things, if you want a recap of the studies done about whether more guns in an environment are useful, read this Salon article.

Read the full blog entry here.

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