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  •  seems to me a lot of dropped guns.... (5+ / 0-)

    ...discharge.  Too bad it is really hard to sue gun makers for poor design.

    We Glory in war, in the shedding of human blood. What fools we are.

    by delver rootnose on Sat Aug 03, 2013 at 11:08:12 PM PDT

    •  Or is it poor bullet design, or poor bullet (0+ / 0-)


      It's well known that explosive materials confined to a small space can explode without a spark.

      With dropped guns do we have explosive risk due to spark?
      Or explosive risk due to small movement of the bullet contacting the firing pin?

      "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

      by LilithGardener on Sun Aug 04, 2013 at 09:23:57 AM PDT

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    •  Most likely lies (0+ / 0-)

      When I hear that a gun fired when dropped, I am pretty sure that isn't true.  If a gun fires, somebody pulled the trigger.   People lie trying to protect themselves after doing something stupid or evil.  Modern handguns just don't go off accidentally...somebody pulled a trigger.

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