New York Times Admits Privately-Funded ‘Gun Violence’ Research is a Thing

By NRA-ILA The New York Times – the “paper of record” – reports that “Gun Research is Suddenly Hot.” While we’re happy to see the Times has finally acknowledged that “gun research” can survive federal restrictions on taxpayer funded gun control advocacy, there are necessary caveats here. The volume of “gun violence research” may be increasing, but the […]

American Academy of Pediatrics Survey of Doctors is Everything You’d Expect it to Be

By Dr. LateBloomer I recently received a letter from the American Academy of Pediatrics, requesting my participation in one of their surveys about three issues – Suicide Prevention, Maintenance of certification, and the topic I particularly want to discuss—“Firearm Injury Prevention”. The letter and survey were accompanied by a 2-dollar bill as a “token of appreciation”. […]

How I Became an Anti-Gunner

By Bill Frady In 1976, my family had moved across the state. I’d left all of my friends behind. In December of that year I had the chance to go back for the Christmas holidays and spend a week at my best buddy’s house. We’ll call him T. We’d planned and plotted what we’d do […]

If Only We Could Make All The Guns Disappear . . .

By Mike McDaniel Many readers are, I’m sure, familiar with the Tuelller Drill.  In 1983, police officer Dennis Tueller conducted research that revealed that an assailant armed with a knife can close 21 feet and inflict deadly wounds on a police officer before he can draw, fire and hope to stop the attacker. Obviously, a sword-armed attacker […]

How Many Guns Are There in the US? A Lot More Than You Think

It’s been said, “Law-abiding gun owners have over 300 million guns…and 12 trillion rounds of ammo. If we were a problem, you’d know it!” But what if that “300 million” estimate is wrong? According to these calculations, it is. We believe that the correct number is much higher — somewhere between 412 and 660 million.  You may wonder how […]