Category Archives: GUNS AND CRIME

"The First Murder By Handgun"

Someone came by searching for “the first homicide murder by handgun.” Murder is of course a homicide, although a homicide may not be a murder. Quibbling aside, it appears the first “murder by handgun” occurred in Northern Europe during the … Continue reading

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"Why People Should Not Have Guns?"

Someone came by looking for “why people should not have guns.” That will require a bit of discussion. There is an aphorism to the effect that the lives of primitive people are short and brutish. If you consider “primitive” to … Continue reading

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How Does Switzerland Prevent Violent Crime?

Someone came by searching for “how does switzerland prevent violent crime.” Switzerland does not prevent violent crime. The Swiss people prevent violent crime. Largely because a great many of the Swiss keep an assault rifle behind the bedroom door. It … Continue reading

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"What Gun Laws Reduce Crime?"

Someone came looking for “what gun laws reduce crime.” A look at history suggests the best gun laws to reduce crime are no gun laws at all. Consider the case of Kansas. Before the first gun laws were introduced, the … Continue reading

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Swiss Left Wants Gun Controls

Swiss leftists are very nervous about all those real assault rifles behind bedroom doors in Switzerland’s homes, and are trying to force them to be kept at armories. Where they will be unavailable in an emergency, of course. That’s the … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DOES A GLOCK .40 COST ON THE STREET?

Someone came by looking for shopping information. If they are graduates of the “Big House,” and known to whatever criminal organization controls the nearest street corner, seven twenties and a ten should get the job done in most American cities. … Continue reading

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PAXTON QUIGLEY HITS THE X RING

In an interview at Marie Claire dot com women’s self defense advocate Paxton Quigley lays it out like it is. Very briefly quoting a long and interesting interview: “Q: You believe that guns prevent rape. But what if the rapist … Continue reading

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FOUR BLACK MEN, AND A GUN

With a sweep of the Stetson to Instapundit for the reminder: Marcus Cole, writing at pileusblog, gives “a word of thanks to four black men and a gun. The entire post is well worth reading. Dr. Cole begins with a … Continue reading

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YOU DON'T MESS AROUND WITH KEN

You don’t tug on Superman’s cape; you don’t spit into the wind. You don’t pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger, and “you don’t mess around with … Ken.” So says the Charlotte Observer in relating the tale of … Continue reading

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ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS OPPOSES ANTI-CRIME LAWS

As every informed person is well aware, the crime rate is inversely proportional to the number of guns in private hands. The Arizona Star reports the Arizona Board of Regents opposes guns on campus, which would make Arizona colleges crime … Continue reading

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