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Lies about Guns


This is probably the worst myth about women, the idea that women shouldn’t carry a firearm is complete bullshit…

In a series of articles we will pull back the curtain on the good work and services provided by the National Rifle Association, the NRA…

Is there any truth to the broader claim that corrupt licensed gun dealers account for a large share of guns getting into criminals’ hands? The best evidence indicates “no.”

Phil Kabler just called you a bunch of criminals. The “statehouse beat” reporter, he sure seems out of touch with reality…

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

The outrage over another multiple murder of American military personnel on American soil by another Islamic extremist has been exacerbated by the fact that these military people had been ordered to be unarmed — and therefore sitting ducks. Millions of American civilians have also been forbidden to have guns, and are also sitting ducks — …

If it sounds like we’re repeating ourselves, it’s because we are. For the proverbial umpteenth time, Fact Checkers at a prominent newspaper have denounced a lie being told by a supporter of expanded background checks on gun sales. Today (Monday), the Washington Post gave Four Pinnochios to U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) for repeating a …

The gun show loophole is a term that’s been tossed around loosely by anti-gun activists for two decades, or so. But, just what is it?  First, defining the term loophole is necessary:  a law addressing a certain issue that can be circumvented, because of a technical defect in the said law.  Relative to gun shows, …

Still refusing to acknowledge the legal distinction between a college campus and an off-campus party, members of the Texas chapter of the gun-control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America spent Wednesday toting a portable “beer pong” game around the Texas Capitol. Late Wednesday afternoon, the group posted pictures (http://is.gd/ZfuPGb) to its Facebook …

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) final report on death statistics for 2013 shows there were 35,369 deaths from motor vehicle accidents versus 505 deaths from the accidental discharge of firearms. That is not a typo—35,369 versus 505. Americans are 70 times more likely to die in a vehicle accident than by the …

It’s a new anti-gun advertisement produced by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s astroturf propaganda efforts, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Bloomberg’s attempt to sell Floridians magical elixirs to keep them safe amounts to little more than wishful thinking, wild imagination and frankly, snake oil. Rather …

For the last 25 years, banning so-called “assault weapons” has been at the forefront of the anti-gun agenda. However, in recent days, an article from ProPublica and a “study” from The Center for American Progress indicated that the gun control establishment is shifting away from advocating for semi-auto bans and towards background checks/registration.  The “coincidence” …