Jan 032013
 
Should we Ban/Restrict Rifles?  Or Hammers?  Or Hands?

The sheep are predictably bleating in response to the Sandy Hook School shooting.  Ban this!  Restrict that!  Outlaw the other thing! The gun grabbers are leading this chorus with glee, while the sheep rush to sacrifice not just their liberty and freedom but also yours and mine too; all in the naieve ridiculous hope that the bad guys will voluntarily also sacrifice their liberty and their freedom. Most of the focus seems to be on […]

Dec 062011
 
More Guns Sold on Black Friday 2011 Than Ever Before

Here’s something to delight all of us who equate more guns with more freedom and more safety. The FBI has just released figures which show that calls to their ‘instant check’ NICS background checking service (necessary as part of buying a gun from a dealer) were higher on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) this year than on any other day, ever, since they first started their NICS service back in 1998. This new record […]

May 292011
 
Gun Sales Continue to Increase, Crime Rates Continue to Decrease

The entire logic of people who oppose free ownership of guns is that gun ownership causes crime.  They seek to restrict and control who can own guns and what sort of guns people can own, on the basis that the fewer the people who own guns, and the fewer the guns that are owned, the safer that society will become. But there is no evidence to support their contention.  Quite the opposite – there is […]

Feb 152011
 
News You Don't See :  Swiss Reject Gun Control

I bet you didn’t see a headline in your local newspaper, or a lead story on television news this week about the Swiss rejecting a plan to restrict the ability of their citizens to lawfully own and keep fully automatic weapons in their homes. Amazingly, a French website tells us what our local gun hating media prefer to pretend did not happen, in an article headlined ‘Swiss overwhelmingly reject plan to tighten gun control in […]