Ordinary citizens use a gun for self-defense about 2 million times a year. Out of that number, over a hundred thousand sexual assaults are stopped by armed defenders.
In the first seven months of 2019, shootings in New York City were up 5%. This year it looks like a 17% increase. So between 2018 and today, we’re looking at a +22% increase in shooting in NYC.
A rigorous study of gun owners over decades shows increased long gun availability has either no effect or reduces violent crime during deer season.
How big a problem is violence in the USA? We have answers, but the answers are not easy to explain. Here is the US data for 2017. It surprised me, and it might surprise you.
Thank you for the comments on the crime statistics presented in last week’s Illinois State Rifle Association Thursday Bulletin.
Warning: These FACTS will get you called a racist. The sources for this article is all published data. I’ve even added a reading list for those skeptics who want to learn more…
In the United States, we see thugs attacking innocent citizens, but more of those citizens are turning themselves into a hard target by carrying a firearm.
A simple fact is the anti-gun left spout numbers and statistics all the time, they get them wrong, keep on repeating them and sooner or later they get treated as fact.
Recently, the FBI reported that the nation’s total violent crime rate decreased 0.9 percent from 2013 to 2014, consisting of decreases of one percent in murder and six percent in robbery, and…..
Chandre Gould of the Institute of Security Studies and Adele Kirsten of Gun Free South Africa report on their research as to how guns fuel crime.
If I had a nickel for every time I’ve been called “paranoid” for carrying a gun or defending the 2nd Amendment I most certainly wouldn’t be driving around my beater of a truck.
A new “study” by David Swedler, trained at the (gun control crusader Michael) Bloomberg School of Public Health, and co-authored by longtime anti-gun researcher David Hemenway, of the Harvard…..
Filmmaker and YouTuber, Billy Johnson, launches “Protecting Liberty” film project on Kickstarter to raise public awareness of increasing infringements on our rights and freedoms.