Category Archives: CRIME AND GUNS

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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How Many Rifles Used To Commit Murder Each Year?

Someone stopped by searching for “# rifles used in murders.” The number of murders involving a rifle as a murder weapons is a very small percentage of all murders. From 2011 forward the FBI gives these annual numbers for rifle … Continue reading

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Why Do Criminals Prefer Stolen Guns?

someone stopped by searching for “reasons criinals use stolen guns.” For starters, buying a gun from a dealer or most collectors means showing an official photo ID, and almsot always filling out the ATF Form 4473, with an extensive list … Continue reading

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” what is the ratio of gun crime vs defensive gun use”

Someone stopped by searching for ” what is the ratio of gun crime vs defense.” Most attempts to quantify defensive gun use focuses on victim reports, and a very high percentage of victims seem unaware they were intended victims – … Continue reading

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Victim Takes Perp To Police – At Gunpoint

South Carolina’s WIS a a South Carolina burglar did a perp walk to the police, at gunpoint. Briefly quoting the WIS report linked above: A burglary attempt ended with a victim walking a suspect out to police at gunpoint early … Continue reading

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” [IE] how many legal guns are stolen and used in crimes”

Someone stopped by to ask tow questions rolled into one: ” [IE] how many legal guns are stolen and used in crimes.” For the United States, the first question is easy. The Bureau of Justice Statistics surveys find that approximately … Continue reading

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“What Percentage Of Crimes Committed With Illegal And Legal Guns”

Someone came by searching for “What Percentage Of Crimes Committed With Illegal And Legal Guns” Assuming an “illegal gun” is one in possession of someone who cannot lawfully own a gun, for the most part someone with one or more … Continue reading

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