Monthly Archives: August 2015

Guns And Public Safety

I hear the recent FOX News report ‘Packing Heat In Detroit’ has been linked more than 500 times. From my standpoint, that is a good thing. While Detroit is an extreme case, the FOX report coearo6 demonstrates the need for … Continue reading

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“Percentage Of Gun Crimes Committed with With Legal Or Illegal Guns? “

Someone came by searching for “what percentage of crimes committed with illegal and legal guns.” In reality, very few guns are illegal, and fewer should be. Up until a few years ago, the military styled Sport Utility Rifle, often called … Continue reading

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Comparing LEO Gunfire Deaths And Gun Control Drives

A Huffington Post advocacy claim that privately owned guns endanger police officers lives reminded me of something I had intended to look into for at least twenty years, and had not done so. The graphic immediately below tracks the number … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of Gun Control

It appears the very first gun law was a total ban inside the city walls imposed by Duke Eberhard I in 1495. An accidental discharge “marred the appearance” of one of a favorite couturier and all guns were promptly banned. … Continue reading

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What Are The Most Important Gun Control Fallacies?

Someone dropped by searching for “gun control fallicy.” At one time or another I have seen all the common fallacies used to promote gun control or gun bans. The most common has been “reasoning from premises,” or “circular reasoning.” In … Continue reading

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How Safe Are You With A Gun In The House?

The “risk” from gun ownership comes from two factors, criminal predation and gun accidents. While gun control advocates often cite suicides as a risk factor, experience has shown that a person bent on suicide will find a way, even if … Continue reading

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How Many Mass Murders A Day Did You Say?

Browsing the ‘net I can across an item stating “There are at least 1 mass murder a day, up to as many as 8 a day.” As I have pointed out many times in the past, varous observers have different … Continue reading

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What Are The Major Factors Influencing Crime Rates?

Someone stopped by searching for “factors in crime rate.” The list of factors involved in crime are well nigh infinite. While social factors such as a desire for acceptance driving someone to join a gang: or no money to buy … Continue reading

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How Many Guns Murdered Someone In A Year?

Someone came by searching for “in one year, guns murdered” A gun is a machine, without will, and unable to form an intent. Therefore no one has ever been murdered by a gun. Not in one year, nor in the … Continue reading

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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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