Category Archives: GUN CONTROLS

How To Carry A Gun In Brazil?

Someone came by searching for “how to carry a gun in brazil.” Carrying is not the problem, getting a permit to own and carry a gun is. Like all jurisdictions that deny defensive weapons to law abiding citizens, Brazil’s crime … Continue reading

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The Fact And The Fiction, "Correlation Is Not Causation"

You will often hear those with no background in either mathematics or statistics say “correlation is not causation.” To an extent, that is true. Correlation is just a set of similar data. Something must occur to create a data point. … Continue reading

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"Make Gun Control Less Strict?"

Someone came by searching for “make gun control less strict.” After looking at a lot of numbers for a lot of years, my response would pretty much be yes, no, and maybe. For the 97 percent or so of us … Continue reading

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On The Importance Of Facts

Sometimes I see people say “I don’t need data, I have a Right to keep and carry a gun.” Yes you do. But a high percentage of influential Americans either do not believe in rights – or are perfectly willing … Continue reading

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A NATIONWIDE CCW PERMIT?

Someone came by searching for “a nationwide ccw permit.” While national recognition of state issued CCW’s on the lines of national recognition of drivers licenses would be nice, I would prefer another route entirely. I would prefer Federal preemption of … Continue reading

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WE ARE WINNING, SLOWLY, SLOWLY

Yesterday, Investors Business Daily did something that would have been impossible a decade ago. IBD ran a pro-gun editorial, titled “A Gun For Grandpa. Briefly quoting the IBD editorial, “Second Amendment: Chicago is deciding whether to prosecute a great-grandfather and … Continue reading

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A SOMALIAN GUN MARKET

With M-16’s at $200 American, AK-47’s at $150 – in a land where haggling is expected and a sale at three times cost brings tears to the merchant’s eyes. There are no magic carpets in Mogadishu – but there are … Continue reading

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WHAT PERCENT OF PEOPLE APPROVED OF GUNS IN THE 1960'S?

Well, let’s start just a tad earlier. A 1950 poll showed almost 70% of the American public either owned or would like to own a gun. As you could expect, those numbers were lower in major metropolitan areas such as … Continue reading

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WHY SHOULD SOMEONE IN MONTANA CARE ABOUT DC'S GUN LAWS?

Because every existing gun law has sent crime rates soaring. Those who instituted the restrictive gun laws that resulted in soaring crime rates invariably blame “easy access to firearms” for the explosive increase in violent crime. So they push for … Continue reading

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A COUPLE OF SLOW POSTING DAYS – FOR SENSITIVITY

and specificity. In other words, to keep the relevant and discard the irrelevant in order to be sure that we are demonstrating what we feel should be important to demonstrate. First, that no gun control law, anywhere and at any … Continue reading

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