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Gun Control Groups Take Aim at ‘Legally Obtained’ Weapons

On January 9 two leaders in the gun control movement took off the mask and made plain that their desire is not just to limit illegal guns or go after illegal gun owners but to target “legally obtained” firearms as well.

Gun Control Rally

Thomas Sowell: ‘Gun Control Zealots’ Bring Everything but the Facts

On October 13 Hoover Institute senior fellow Thomas Sowell addressed the way “gun control zealots” fire up the cameras and microphones, grab a set of pre-established talking points, and a social media machine second to none any time there is a shooting they might be able to leverage for more gun legislation.

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Study: Self-Defense Gun Use Is a Myth

On June 17, the Violence Policy Center (VPC) released a study claiming widely accepted and academically verified numbers regarding annual defensive gun uses (DGUs) are mythical figures based on “exaggerated claims” from the “gun lobby.”

As the U.S. Senate takes up gun legislation in Washington, DC , Dr. Gary Lampert (L), a co-owner of the National Armory gun store, helps Cristiana Verro consider fire arms on April 11, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Researcher Reaffirms: At Least 760,000 Defensive Gun Uses a Year

On February 17 Florida State University criminology professor Gary Kleck responded to recent criticism of his past studies on defensive gun uses (DGUs) by showing why the criticism is wrong and why a minimum of 760,000 DGUs each year is still a viable claim.