Soon after the completely senseless murder of an Australian athlete in Oklahoma, former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer pleaded with Australian tourists to boycott the United States due to our supposed proliferation of guns which, as Mr. Fischer evidently believes, leads to an increase in violence and crime.
Once again, a study from an organization that you would never accuse of being “gun-loving” or “right-wing” seems to disprove the myth that the availability of handguns increases murder rates. In fact, it doesn’t.
In one of the more creative writings in support of gun control that I have read in months, Veronica Cassidy tells a heart-wrenching tail of her battle with depression and how close she came to ending her own life. She had decided to kill herself with a gun. But Ms. Cassidy lives in New York […]
In news that few supporters of increased gun control want to admit is true, 211 gun application permits have been filed with the Newtown, Connecticut police department thus far this year, which easily surpasses last year’s total of 171. One of the major reasons for the increase in gun applications? New gun laws that residents […]
A recently leaked playbook provides details to proponents of strict gun control on how to most effectively strip gun rights from the American people. The tips include everything from using properly-crafted extreme language to taking full advantage of well-publicized gun crimes.
Like many, I have spent quite a bit of time pouring through both pro and con gun control web sites and references on the Internet, and I’ve stumbled across a good number of so-called “anti-gun violence” groups on Facebook in the process. These pages are primarily focused on one thing, and one thing only: gun […]
Just weeks after a previous attempted robbery on the man, an armed citizen with a handgun fought back against another attempted robbery in the early morning hours yesterday, hitting two of the three suspects and causing them to flee the scene, wishing they had chosen a disarmed victim.