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Bloomberg and others are funding so many new gun control studies that it is becoming harder to keep up with the multiple studies that are coming out each week…

Common sense is all one needs to know anti gun forces misuse data in their ongoing attempt to undermine the Second Amendment…

A new study by the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) finds that the number of people with concealed firearm carry permits has reached an all-time high, and that increasing the number of permit-holders is associated with a decrease in murder and total violent crime. The study notes that the number of carry permit-holders has increased …

This case is getting some attention because Lynne Russell was such a public figure for so long. But these types of dramatic stories, where as Russell says that her husband’s fast actions clear “saved her life,” are hardly unusual (see also here). From Fox News: . . . Former CNN and Headline News anchor Lynne …

It seems Vince Vaughn understands the flaw that is gun free zones. From Vaughn’s interview in the UK edition of GQ: “It’s well known that the greatest defence against an intruder is the sound of a gun hammer being pulled back. All these gun shootings that have gone down in America since 1950, only one or maybe …

Heroic citizens stopping someone from killing a large number of people don’t seem to be considered news worthy. Don’t people want to read about a brave soul risking his life by running towards the sound of gunfire while others run away?  Yet, such stories never get national news coverage by the national mainstream media. While …

John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News explains the dangers that police face and starts this way: As a response to the police shooting of Michael Brown, President Obama proposes $263 million for police training and body cameras.  But more police training wouldn’t have prevented the Brown shooting and the president’s proposal plays into the hands of those who blame …

You can see from the chart below that Russia has about twice as many homicides per hundred thousand as the United States, even though Russia has very restrictive laws on possession and carrying of firearms.   If you look at the chart below created by ABC, the United States seems to be an outlier. No data …