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Jul 222015
 

New Study: More Carry Permits = Less Crime

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new study by the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) finds that the number of people with concealed firearm carry permits has reached an all-time high, and that increasing the number of permit-holders is associated with a decrease in murder and total violent crime.

The study notes that the number of carry permit-holders has increased most sharply during the Obama administration, from 4.6 million in 2007 to over 12.8 million currently. Furthermore, coinciding with Pew Research Center polling finding that support for gun ownership and opposition to gun control is increasing among young people, minorities and women, the CPRC study found that carry permits are increasing more among minorities than among whites, and more among women than among men. Both sets of findings contradict gun control supporters’ claim that gun ownership is confined to elderly white males. Continue reading »

Mar 212015
 

Gun Prohibitionists Concoct Elaborate Fraud to Harass Manhattanites Open to Gun Ownership

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This week, the nearly forgotten anti-gun crusaders, States United to Prevent Gun Violence (SUPGV), grasped at relevancy when they debuted their latest shenanigans targeting lawful gun ownership. Called “Guns With History,” the campaign aims to harangue first-time gun buyers for even considering the exercise of their rights. Continue reading »

Feb 142015
 

Handgun Ban Group Validates Right-to-Carry

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Call the Violence Policy Center VPC something of an exception to the rule.

Other anti-gun groups at least pretend to have abandoned their goal of banning only handguns by legislation or regulation, in favor of a campaign to turn the American people against the “gun” culture, “gun nuts,” the “gun industry,” having “guns” at home, the “gun” lobby, the mere mention of “guns” at school, and so on. Continue reading »

May 242014
 

Media Matters’ Fires Blanks in Attack on Reporter

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Media Matters — the self-styled “progressive” watchdog that howls in protest whenever anyone  deviates in thought or word from its version of the “progressive agenda” — confirmed its lack of credibility this week by attempting to smear Fox-5 (Washington, D.C.) investigative reporter Emily Miller over her comments relating to gun control. Continue reading »

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