Author Archives: Stranger

People With Schizophrenia Murder Family Members?

Someone came by searching for “people with schizophrenia murder family members?” Guessing at the original intent of the search, it appears likely to have been something like “How often do people with schizophrenia murder members of their own family?” According … Continue reading

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Americans Are Not “Ungovernable” Provided The Government Acts In American’s Interests

An Instapundit link led me to a very interesting essay, “Ungovernable,” on Sarah Hoyt’s blog, According to Hoyt. Sorry, you get no spoilers from me. Click on the link, and read it. In fact, my sole comment will be that … Continue reading

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Shotguns For Home Defense?

Someone stopped by searching for “shotguns for home defense.” Shotguns are excellent weapons for home defense, except at “close quarters,” or less than arms length. In close quarter combat the length of the weapon allows the barrel to be seized … Continue reading

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Guns Prevent How Many Unwanted Pregnancies A Year? Well, I asked for that question

Someone stopped by searching for “how many unwanted pregnancies associated with rape do guns prevent.” Working backward from what we think we know, apparently credible studies suggest the “presence of a gun” prevented between 165,000 and 450,000 forcible rapes in … Continue reading

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No Shots Fired At Police – 137 Shots Of “Return Fire”

Reason reports an East Cleveland, Ohio, police officer reportedly heard shots fired from a nearby car. After a 25 minute car chase, 137 shots of “return fire,” and the deaths of the driver and passenger, neither a gun, fired cartridges, … Continue reading

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Burglar Calls 911 – Homeowner With Gun

FOX News reports a Texas home invader called 911 to report his victim was threatening to shoot him. Briefly quoting the FOX News item linked above: “I pointed the gun at him and asked him who he is and what … Continue reading

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Self Defense Is Getting More Popular In Dayton

Backtracking a search, I came across this Dayton, Ohio, Daily News Item reporting on four self defense shootings within four weeks. The Daily News is on the list of strongly anti-gun newspapers, so of course they take a pursed lips … Continue reading

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FOX News: Obama To Classify Semi-Autos As NFA Weapons

FOX News reports on something briefly noted here in the past, that Obama’s “under the radar gun control campaign” involves the issuance of an Executive Order declaring semi-automatic firearms NFA weapons. Quite probably with a registration and licensing clause for … Continue reading

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Gun Crimes Rate England Versus the United States?

Someone came by searching for “gun crimes rate in Britain versus the U.S.” The problem with an answer direct is the lack of official statistics on gun crimes. Of course, we have a rather broad clue, in that the Metropolitan … Continue reading

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“All Gun Crimes Are Stolen Guns?”

Someone stopped by searching for “alll gun crimes are stolen gubs.” Assuming the search was for “Are all gun related crimes are committed with stolen guns,” the answer is a firm not quite. There is a great deal of confusion … Continue reading

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