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Stanford Law School "gun expert" John Donohue has been exposed as having little if any knowledge on firearms.
From Free Market Shooter: (Link: fmshooter.com)
While trying to figure out what firearm was used in the recent Youtube shooting attack, I came across an article on The San Francisco Gate stating that shooter Nasim Aghdam purchased a Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun legally, and practiced with it that morning at a nearby shooting range. Added in was some of the typical anti-gun commentary, but this time from a “highly esteemed” source:
“Power of weaponry, the number of bullets and the ability to shoot more rapidly are the things that make mass shootings more deadly,” said John Donohue, a professor at Stanford Law School who studies gun violence. “The fact that she only had a handgun and it was apparently restrained to the legal limit in California is all to the good.”
California law prohibits new purchases of high-capacity magazines, which suggests Aghdam was limited because of that restriction to 10 rounds before she would have to reload.
High-capacity magazines, which hold well over 10 bullets and have been seriously restricted in California in recent years, are critical features in many of the country’s mass shootings with high body counts, Donohue said.
After doing a double-take and wondering what sort of “gun expert” could cite such patently false facts, it was time to do some investigating into who exactly John Donohue really is, and what makes his background so appropriate to firearms discussion. His Wikipedia page documents a long and distinguished academic career, interrupted by a failed run for the Connecticut State Senate. No military or law enforcement background – and there was not even a cursory mention of any hands-on firearms experience at all listed.
That, of course, didn’t stop Stanford Law School from including “Policing & Gun Policy” under his areas of expertise:
Donohue made it incredibly easy to dismantle his argument for “high-capacity” magazine restrictions – in his infinite wisdom and expertise, he failed to closely examine the most recent historical example which led to the virtue-signaling “March for our Lives” – the shooting in Parkland, Florida:
The gunman used only 10-round magazines.
The Parkland shooter did not use magazines larger than 10 rounds, but gun-reform lobbyists are calling on lawmakers to ban higher-capacity magazines after the Valentine’s Day tragedy.
It seems “one of the leading empirical researchers” from Stanford Law School made a glaringly major oversight in his analysis, completely ignoring the fact that using 10 round magazines did absolutely nothing to diminish the Parkland shooter‘s deadliness.
This fits a pattern of omission from Donohue – over ten years ago, the Virginia Tech shooter demonstrated that using handguns (some with 10 round magazines, no less) instead of long guns makes little difference against defenseless targets, and to far deadlier effect than the Parkland shooter:
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