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About Stranger

A collaborative effort, Extranos Alley is primarily concerned with providing up to date data on the relationships between privately woned firearms and crime, violence, and politics. The site is maintained by nine volunteers who have given up their identity that the work here may be considered without regard to the individual data. The contributors are a diverse group, ranging from a retired physicist to a board certified psychologist.

Mr. Bloomberg Says He Opposes People Walking Around With Guns

former New York City Mayor, and billionaire moneybags for the gun control industry says he is not opposed to gun ownership or the Second Amendment, but he thinks people should not be walking around with guns, and is willing to … Continue reading

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“The Statistics Of Gun Control”

Someone with a Hayward, California URL asks if I can explain the statistical basis for declaring gun control a never to be changed failure. Ordinariliy, I would hand that off to a teacher, but she is taking a week in … Continue reading

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“Death From Gun Control Compared To Other Kilelrs”

Someone stopped by searching for “gun control compared to other big killers in the us.” IN round numbers, approximately 4,500,000 Americans, close to 100,000 a day, die in the United States in each of the recent years. Deaths resulting from … Continue reading

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The Associated Press Beclowns Itself

The AP provides the guffaw of the day, with a headline reading “World Leader Shoved Aside by Trump Brands Incident ‘Harmless’ .” Actually, U.S. President Donald J. Trump was at a NATO meeting, brushed past the President of a historic … Continue reading

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OHIO: Cuyahoga County Council Wants To Impose Gun laws

The reports the Cuyahoga County Council has been told by a gun rights group that it cannot imose restrictions on gun rights. Briefly quoting the report linked above: Cuyahoga County Council can’t pass gun control restrictions that exceed … Continue reading

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Yes, Canada Has n Restrictive Gun Laws,And Claims Declining Crime Rates

In response to a query from a Davidson, Michigan URL, Yes, Canada has very restrictive gun laws, and police reported crime is declining. Essentially, Canada requires Stte permission to purchase possess, or transport of a “restricted firearm,” and most firearms … Continue reading

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Rigid Gun Controls Fail In Egypt

A former British protectorate, Egypt has had what amounts to a ban on rifled firearms since the mid 1940’s, and permits for smooth-bore firearms are rarely issued to the common folk, in particular minorities who most need the ability to … Continue reading

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What Is Wrong With State “Lautenberg Laws?”

An Everett, Washington Early Bird asks “what is wroing with states picking up guns from those accused of domestic violence.” Well, for starters, we already have such laws at the Federal level,. Those laws were enabled by the “Lautenberg Amendment,” … Continue reading

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“Register Bike Locks!”

The Sand Fran Chronicle reports a former Berkeley professor has been arrested for a beating he gave someone at a Trump rally. The weapon used was a “U-shaped bike lock,” which would make as effective a weapon as a hammer. … Continue reading

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ANTI Echoes Bloomberg’s “Common Sense” Line

Even if Congressional Candidate Jon Osoff were not an avowed gun control advocate, Osoff would vote as Nancy Pelosi directs or lose his committe assignments and become essentially a chair cushion. But Osoff is a dedicated gun control advocate who … Continue reading

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