Gun Bans Equal More Homicides

Guns don’t kill people. Evil, demented thugs who think they have the run of a town kill people. In a nutshell, that’s what a report from the Crime Prevention Research Center says. The report’s authors looked at the 1997 gun ban in Britain and Wales and murder statistics since that ban took effect. The homicide rate in Britain has soared many times since authorities took the guns away. The study found that only one year, 2010, came in below 1996’s homicide rate. Even that number is suspect, Read more […]

Boycott Australia

In the wake of the bored teens’ attack on Australian baseball player and student Chris Lane, former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer suggested that his fellow Aussies boycott the U.S: “It is another example of murder mayhem on Main Street. People thinking of going to the U.S.A. for business or tourist trips should think carefully about it, given the statistical fact you are 15 times more likely to be shot dead in the U.S.A. than in Australia, per capita.” While he might champion Read more […]

California Crime Drops As Gun Sales Surge

Los Angeles officials recently lauded their gun buyback program on Wednesday that bribed gun owners with a Ralph’s gift card worth either $100 or $200, depending on the type of gun they turned in. On Wednesday, the LAPD collected 2,037 guns including handguns, rifles, “assault” weapons and one rocket launcher. In total, these buybacks have pulled in about 10,000 California guns since the program began in 2009. While officials are celebrating these programs and saying that these events will Read more […]