An FBI report that 1990 saw the fewest slayings of law officers in any year since 1968 undermines the media campaign that the streets are becoming deadier for cops because of so-called “assault weapons.”Continue reading “Facts about Police Shootings don’t Square with Media”
Months before the California legislature passed the “Assault Weapon” Control Act of 1989, key administrators in the state’s Dept. of Criminal Justice (DOJ) concluded that military-style semi-automatic rifles were not a crime problem. This fact was revealed in recently obtained DOJ internal documents.Continue reading “California Cover-Up”
Thoughts on Guns and Taxes
In its support for the individual’s right to own weapons — and therefore, in its opposition to gun control proposals being made nationwide — the National Rifle Association takes what many view as extreme or radical positions. On closer examination, however, its approach does not strike me as unreasonable, but rather as a rational response to a serious threat against liberty.Continue reading “Thoughts on Guns and Taxes”
Murder in California
- If lax gun laws spawn violent crime, as anti-gunners claim, why the vast disparity in homicide rates among Golden State cities that had uniform gun laws?
- Hard evidence shows handguns are effective in defeating an unlawful life-threatening attack.
Right to Bear Arms
More often than not Americans are propagandized rather than informed.Continue reading “Right to Bear Arms”
Helping stop a tower sniper
Charles Joseph Whitman was a Marine and had been a student at the University of Texas at Austin. On August 1st, 1966, after killing his mother and wife with a knife, he went to the top of the University clock tower, which he used as a sniper’s perch. When it was over, he had shot and killed 14 people, and wounded 31 others before being shot by Austin police.Continue reading “Helping stop a tower sniper”