Category Archives: GUN CONTROL FAILURE

Am I Opposed To Alle Gun Control?

One of the trolls, how are things in Madison? accused me of “opposing all gun control.” Read that again, lady. I said, and demonstrated many times over, that crime and violence rates were far lower before gun controls, and relaxing … Continue reading

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There Are Always People Who Would Extend A Bloody Failure

Writing in Australia’s Courier Mail one “Mike O’Connor” touts the Howard gun control laws and calls for a crackdown on “illegal guns.” Briefly quoting the Courier Mail item linked above: “They are, however, able to source weapons as easily as … Continue reading

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How Many People Have Gun Control Laws Killed?

Someone came by looking for “how many people have gun control laws killed?” Since laws are words on paper, gun control laws have only resulted in “excess deaths;” deaths that would not have occurred had gun controls not been enacted. … Continue reading

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Philadelphia, Another Day, Another Murder

It’s another day in Tombstone Nutterville, and another man is dead. Last Saturday the victim was 52 year old Charles Fricker, better known as KYW traffic reporter Chuck Williams. Briefly quoting the CBS Local news item linked above: “The 52-year-old … Continue reading

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Democritus, the Laughing Philosopher, Said

Two items in today’s reading list brought a comment by “The Abderite” to mind. Democritus is said to have commented that tranquility in society is grounded in respect; and when respect has not been taught, tranquility is grounded in fear. … Continue reading

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Swiss Vote To Keep Their Guns

By a 56% majority, the Swiss rejected a move to force citizens to keep military weapons in an armory instead of immediately accessible at home. Briefly quoting the Swissinfo item linked above: “Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga says Switzerland remains a … Continue reading

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"More Restrictive Gun Laws = Less Death By Gun?" False

Someone came by looking for “more restrictive gun laws = less death by gun.” Sorry. That concept has been proven as false as the phlogistion theory of heat. For an example of the effect restrictive gun laws have on homicide … Continue reading

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California Judge Rules Ammo Restrictions Illegal

A California Judge has ruled California’s AB-962, the bill that bans mailorder ammo sales and creates a de facto registry of handgun owners is unconstitutionally vague. The full story is at the link, above, but in a nutshell Fresno Superior … Continue reading

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"How Much Does A Gun Cost On The Street UK"

Someone came by looking for “how much does a gun cost on the street UK.” As of last August, Soho’s Street Corner Drug and Firearms Dealers were getting £300 to £450 for a handgun, with the tab reportedly a bit … Continue reading

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"How Many Restrictive Gun Laws Are There?"

Someone came by looking for “how many gun laws are there?” So many that most people really cannot get a handle on the exact number. At the moment, we know of just over 64,000 gun laws world wide, running the … Continue reading

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