Category Archives: CRIME AND GUNS

Shots At Thief Have Unusual Result

WKRN reports reports on a possibly wounded car thief who drove the family’s car through a garage door to get away. The story is at the link, and the new server seems to be working well so the Alley should … Continue reading

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Huffpo Claim: Gun Control Reduces

“Contributing: to HuffPo one John Tires. political history professor, asks ‘asks’ if gun control laws make gun controls reduce gun homicide rates in States. States is a catchall, and can be anything from the Vatican to Russia, and a population … Continue reading

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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down DC’s (ANTI) Concealed Carry Law

A Federal Appeals Court has struck down the District of Columbia’s Concealed Carry law, saying it is so restrictive it amounts to a ban on the Second Amendment. Briefly quoting the Fox News report linked above: “The good-reason law is … Continue reading

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Dr. John Lott: Concealed Carry Reduces Violent Crime Rates

Writing for FOX News, Dr. John R. Lott corrects a Stamford prof, pointing out that concealed carry reduces crime rates. Briefly quoting Dr. Lott’s article, linked a above: Would you rely almost exclusively on trends in Hawaii to predict violent … Continue reading

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Too Simple For Gun Control Advocates?

Looking over the gun control news this morning, I was struck by the number of gun control advocates who struggle to understand that disarming the citizenry does not disarm the criminals. The people who live inside the law buy guns … Continue reading

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Bloody Baltimore, 170 Murders in 182 Days

The Baltimore Sun apparently has not updated its first half body count for 2017 as I post this, but the reported total of 170 homicides, virtually all murders is getting close to the murder a day rate – and a … Continue reading

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Over In The New York Times Dark World Of Fantasy

I see the Regimental Socialist rag claims gun control helps prevent terrorism. Look, Bud, where do terrorists strike almost every day? Europe has an average of six terrorist attracksa day. he US? has mass murders in placarded gun free zones, … Continue reading

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“What Are The Risks Of Constitutional Carry?”

A Stocton, California URL disturbed a few electrons to deliver a comment asking “What are the risks from allowing just anyone to carry a gun.” I assume that by “just anyone to carry” denotes “Constitutional Carry,” which allows anyone who … Continue reading

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OHIO: Cuyahoga County Council Wants To Impose Gun laws

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

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“How Many Crimes Do Guns Prevent Each Year?”

Someone came by searching for “# crimes guns stop yr.” The first serous study was funded by the Carter Administration and was published in 1982. The “Wright Rossi Report” asked 1800 imprisoned felons about their careers, and concluded that the … Continue reading

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