…the intention of a person to do lethal harm to another may be key to understanding different outcomes, rather than the mechanism used (at least when comparing different types of firearms…)
- David Yamane, Professor of Sociology, Wake Forest University. From his blog post: “Are Semiautomatic Weapons with Large Capacity Magazines and/or other Military-Style Features More Criminal and/or Dangerous?”
For additional context, read his prior post: “Revolvers Kill! (May Be Even More Lethal Than Semi-Automatic Handguns)”.
Because people apparently love science and data, so here’s some.