Category Archives: GUNS AND CRIME

Yes,, The Lady Makes Her Point: “Armed People ARE Harder To Lynch”

Breotbart reports syndicated radio host Stacy Washington made a powerful point in connection with carrying a defensive weapon. Briefly quoting the Breitbart report linked above: …talk show host Stacy Washington pointed out that armed people are harder to lynch and … Continue reading

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“More Guns Does What?”

someone stopped by searching for “more guns does what? This chart was taken from the original Bureau of Justice STatistics massive crime survey, Criminal Victimization 2009: It is unfortunate this survey series began 20 years late for our purposes. If … Continue reading

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Gun Sales Dropping Dramatically?

Someone came by searching for “gun sales dropping.” Not in Obama’s America gun sales are not dropping. Te chart below gives the official ATF production numbers for new domestic and foreign firearms, less exports, form 1990 to 2013, and sales … Continue reading

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ANTI’s Claim “Gun Violence” Spreads Like A Virulent Disease

One of my f statistician friends dropped me this link, with a warning not to break a rib. Well, I am a long way from decrepit, but you cannot be too careful. I will not laugh at all, but I … Continue reading

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What Percentage Of Bullets Are Used By Criminals?

Someone stopped by searching for “pctg bullets by crriminals.” I assume the search was for the percentage of cartridges expended by criminals to facilitate a crime each year. If so, It appears domestic cartrudge production plus cartridge imports amount to … Continue reading

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“What Percent Of Murders Are Gun Related?”

This morning’s most popular search is ” percent murder gang related.” for the usual “conditions” necessary for a clear understanding, the Alley prefers “firearms facilitated” since a person set on murder and denied the use of a gun will almost … Continue reading

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Indiana Gun Shops And Chicago Murders

I see the Chicago pols are once again blaming their third world murder rate on gun shops. In particular, Indiana gun shops. So first, here is the ATF’s summary of gun traces originating in Illinois. To begin, Illinois Law Enforcement … Continue reading

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The Gun IS Civilization: 1010 Years Of European Murder Rates

How long people have had guns is in doubt. When I was a sprout, the sotry went that a monk, using a Chinese fireworks formula, invented the first gun around 1,000 AD. Lately, the most common estimate has been the … Continue reading

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“The Gun In Society?”

A search engine sent someone by searching for “gun in society.” Sorting through possibilities, it appears the search was for what effect guns have had on human society. Historically, as such things go guns do not have the extensive history … Continue reading

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An “End To Gun violence” Is Not Going To Happen”? Wrong

Mark Hemingway, writing at the Federalist, says we can forget about “ending gun violence.” Of course, thee has been “gun violence” for more than 600 years. In 1410, 85 years before the first gun control law, a princeling shot one … Continue reading

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