Category Archives: CRIME AND GUN OWNERSIP

Bloody Baltimore, Running A homicide A Day

Baltimore, with one third the population of Philadelphia, reports66 Homicides for the first nine months of of 2017, with the city’s historically most violent quarter before it. Gun control produces results, but not toe sort most of us would care … Continue reading

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After A Month, Abducted 15 YO Minnesota Girl Swims to Freedom

Fox News reports a 15 year old girl abducted August 8 swam across a lake to freedom. Her three captors are in custody – and will hopefully remain so for a few centuries. The story is at the link – … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Murder And Gun Control

“William Joyce” says that I am always talking about the relationship between gun control and murder but never explain it. Very well, Lord Haw Haw, let me see what I could do. Starting with the fact that that guns were … Continue reading

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Michigan, Gun Control and Violent Crime

Michigan has a lot of gun laws, some dating back to the gun control outbreak of 1905 and ’06. As you might expect the Klan had more members tghan tghe GOP, and served as the Democrats “muscle,” many of those … Continue reading

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Hartford: 12 Homicides In The First Half

Hartford,Connecticut’s capitol may seem an odd place to watch for the effects of gun control and violent crime. Hartford was placed on the watch list in 2013, when Governor Dannel Malloy rammed a gun ban through the Connecticut legislature without … Continue reading

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First Half Half Homicides, 2017, Washington, DC

The Washington Post reports a total of 57 homicides, almost all murders, during the first half of 2017. Like Chicago, the District is a “gn free zone,” with gun laws evidently copied from one of the former East Bloc countries. … Continue reading

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California: Talk Of Banning Most Guns

California, which has suffered enormously from gun control, seems to be about to take the next step, an outright ban on many firearms. The Sacramento Bee is the State’s “Capitol Newspaper,” and the items often reflect the thinking of the … Continue reading

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Armed Homeowner Bags Two Cop Killers

The two Georgia Georgia escapees who seized two deputies guns and murdered them are back in custody, thanks to an armed citizen. Briefly quoting the FOX News report linked above: Miller says something alerted the homeowner that people were outside … Continue reading

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Here Is What Gun Control Has Cost Oregon

In the past few days, we have posted a review of violent crime statistics for nine of the ten States that comprise the upper Central Tier of States, Those States were New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia, 124 Homicides In 150 Days

The Philadelphia PD is a bit slow posting last month’s total, but the May 30, Day 150, total is given at 125, for a projected total of 306 homicides, and a 2017 rate of 1.3 per 100,000. High – but … Continue reading

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