Argument: Knives are more deadly than assault weapons
- Assault Weapons Bans: A Solution in Search of a Problem." Gun Owners of America. August, 1994 - "Knives more deadly: According to the FBI, people have a much greater chance of being killed by a knife or a blunt object than by any kind of rifle, including an 'assault rifle.' (24) In Chicago, the chance is 67 times greater. That is, a person is 67 times more likely to be stabbed or beaten to death in Chicago than to be murdered by an 'assault rifle.'(25)"