Category Archives: GUN STATISTICS

Statistics – And Gun Control

Over the years I have been asked about gun control statistics many times. In particular, how I can be so absolutely sure that gun control results in more crime. The answer to that is “statistics.” As simply put as I … Continue reading

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How Many Kids Killed By Gun Statistics?

Someone came by looking for “how many kids killed by gun statistics.” I cannot think of any kids killed by gun statistics, offhand. About fifty kids a year die in what are often rather dubiously called “gun accidents.” As Gary … Continue reading

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"Chances Of Being Harmed By A Gun?"

Someone dropped by looking for “chances of being harmed by a gun.” Guns do not harm people, of course. People with guns harm people. That said, the risk is very low, but dependent on your lifestyle. First, there are officially … Continue reading

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Information On Mexico's Confiscated Guns?

Someone stopped by looking for “lists of confiscated guns mexico.” Those lists are regularly published by SEDENA (the Mexican MOD) in postings like this one. Click on the link, and you will find this list of weapons confiscated in Tijuana, … Continue reading

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Homicides Boston 2010

Someone came by searching for “homicides boston 2010.” The FBI has set a release date for their preliminary 2010 homicide numbers. That date is only three weeks away. Let us all wait for the official numbers to come out before … Continue reading

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"Importance Of Facts"

Someone came by looking for “importance of facts.” Indisputable fact is the best thing you can have in a debate. Especially when the other side insists on making up their own facts. That is why I almost invariably provide a … Continue reading

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The Funny Folks AT VPC Claim…

With a Sweep of the Bailey to David Codrea’s War on Guns for the link, I see Handgun Control, Inc, is doing business as the “Violence Policy Center” today. And the innumerate VPC folks claim the number of households with … Continue reading

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Hunting Deaths 2010

Someone came by looking for “hunting deaths 2010.” It will be more than three years before we get the official total for 2010, but the early numbers indicate some 400 Americans died afield during calendar 2010. That does not mean … Continue reading

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"Households With Guns?"

Someone came by searching for “households with guns.” That is an interesting question, considering the rapidly shrinking number of households. To begin, the results of the 2010 Census are still unavailable, so we are left with older guesstimates. So if … Continue reading

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"How Many Americans Are Pro Gun?"

Someone came by looking for “how many americans are pro gun.” That depends on how you phrase the question. The media is fond of push polls, cleverly worded polls taken in areas that are known to be strongly anti-gun. You … Continue reading

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