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 […]