Category Archives: CRIME RATES AND CONTROL

To Reduce Shootings, Look For Something Besides Gun Control

by Tyler Yzaguirre writing for the Washington Examiner, says; To reduce shootings, look for better ideas beyond gun control the problem with restrictive gun laws is that such laws are only obeyed by the law abiding majority, while the violent … Continue reading

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“Dreams Of Gun Control” Should End With The Numbers

Opednews has an item up titled Dreams of Gun Control Opinions are supposed to be based on knowledge, not on circular reasoning such as the familiar “Guns are only used in crime, therefore the only reason to buy a gun … Continue reading

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To Stop Violence, The Individual Must Be Empowered

A report on Pittsburgh’s KDKA shows communities stricken by criminal violence are willing to act – if they are empowered to take action. A number of individuals said the community must come togeeether and act against violence – and that … Continue reading

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What Would Be The Ideal Gun Control Package?”

Anon asks what would be an ideal gun control package.” There are several important things to consider, most especially the probable consequences and the actual goal of the legislation. Over the years, most of the restrictive gun laws called gun … Continue reading

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Michigan: “Legislature Wants More Guns”

The overly busy layout makes it hard to read, but the Detroit Free Press quotes some pol, i think an anti, as saying “The Legislature wants more guns, Michiganders don’t.” Briefly quoting the FREEP report linked above: That the Legislature … Continue reading

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U.S. Gun Murder Rate?

Someone stopped by searching for “us gun murder rate.” Sure. If I could get copy and paste to work properly it would be eaiser, but in… 2012 there were 12,888 homicides, 8,897 or 66.9% gun related, for a homicide rate … Continue reading

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The District: 84 Admitted Homicides in 2017

The District of Columbia has reported, or perhaps admitted is a better word, to 85 homicides so far this year. This number is suspiciously low, since it is an annual rate of 112, and the District has been between 150 … Continue reading

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Bloomberg’s Hired Guns Support The Myth

I see Bloomberg’s hired guns are trying to discredit an expert witness testifying for deregulating sound suppressors. Their point of attack is simple, the old Fascist tactic of attacking someone for telling the truth. Bloomberg’s banners want to deny that … Continue reading

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Philadelphia, 203 Homicides in the first 8 months of 2017

he Philadelphia PD’s website shows a total of 208 homicides during the first 8 months of 2017, a rate of a rate of 305 for the entire year. This is substantially less than some past years, and hopefully this trend … Continue reading

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“Keep Guns Out Of The Hands Of Criminals”

Bloomberg’s “Everytown” propaganda group is working the “keep guns out of the hands of criminals” meme overtime in their campaign to pass gun and gun owner registration; that historic precursor to gun confiscation and the labor camps. The ATF trace … Continue reading

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