Buyer Beware: The Dangers of Craigslist ‘Bargains’

With Christmas approaching, who can blame people for trying to find bargains for gift-giving? But sometimes the search for a deal can come with all manner of danger. A dear friend of mine sought out an iPhone 8 for his lovely bride on Craigslist. Florio thought he’d found a good deal. Instead, when he arrived, […]

John Lott’s Defensive Gun Uses of Early November

John “More Gun, Less Crime” Lott’s got a new gig. Instead of compiling and disseminating mind-numbing firearms-related statistics, Mr. Lott’s Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) is pumping-out press releases chronicling defensive gun uses. While we would recommend proper attribution and links to the stories presented [added to this post], point taken. Every day, Americans are […]

“He wanted my gun. So I gave it to him”

A 61-year-old grandfather looked like an easy mark to a brazen 16-year-old punk at a Detroit gas station. It takes a brazen (or stupid) criminal to try to rob someone who’s open carrying a handgun. Unfortunately for the young hood, the old man not only had a gun, but also the willingness to use it. […]