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What Percentage Homes Have A Gun?

A DFW area URL ass what percentage of American homes have at least one gun. If Gallup had asked that question seventy years ago, he would probably have gotten a fairly accurate answer. Unfortunately, the fear engendered by almost 54 … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Success Of Australian Gun Bans

As I predicted when Martin Bryant became a mass murdered, Australia would ban guns and that ban would be a failure. Regular readers know that I have covred the official results of Astralian gun controls since 2008 here, pointing out … Continue reading

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Did Pediatricians Do something Useful??

It is no great secret that I have absolutely no respect for the American Association of Pediatricians. The community has brought down the number of children killed in firearms accidents from 1,200 a year, with 8,300 wounded (National Safety Council … Continue reading

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The Number Of Convictions Before The First Gun Crime

Someone stopped by searching for “# convictions b4 1st gun crime.” the Carter Administration’s Wright Rossi report polled 1,800 convicts in prison for gun related offenses, and found the mean was 2.88 criminal convictions before the criminal committed a gun … Continue reading

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Is Short-Reporting Crime numbers Common?

I have expanded a search for “is editing new jersey crime totals common” to essentially cover the world, with ” is Short Reporting Crime Numbers common. In a word, yes. In more words, many Law Enforcement Agencies are pretty much … Continue reading

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2016 U.S. Homicide Rate?

Someone came by searching for “2016 homicide rate.” Unfortunately, the official source for those cimre numbers, the FBI Uniform Crime report has not been released to the public. While the UCR has been released as early as mid August during … Continue reading

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How Many Small Children Killed In gun Accidents Each Year?

Someone came by searching for “#small kidskilled by gun accs.” I will have to start that with a pair of assumptions, that the question behind the search is for the number of children under some age, I assume ten, killed … Continue reading

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More On Fatal Firearms Accidents

A New York URL asks f I have more information on the history of fatal firearms accidents in the United States. In 1890 the fatal accident rate was 4.1 per 100,000, more than 5 times the murder rate. Magazines such … Continue reading

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School Educates Kids: Anti’s Panties In A Knot

According to report, from Australia’s News Com, an American pre school took kidds to a firing range and the ANTI’s got their knickers in a twist. Of course, education is what school is all about. Children should be taught basic … Continue reading

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Why Are Violent Crime Rates More Important Than Homicide?

A western Missouri URL asks why the emphasis on violent crime rates in the “Cost of Gun Control” series. Primarily because the overall violent crime rate or index is far more representative than the murder rate. Only about two in … Continue reading

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