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Kids, Guns, Negligent Homicides… And Double Standards

Kids, Guns, Negligent Homicides… And Double Standards

| May 2, 2013

Why do we have a double standard when it comes to kids, guns, and negligent homicide?

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Did The Aurora Shooter Seek Out A “Gun Free” Zone?

Did The Aurora Shooter Seek Out A “Gun Free” Zone?

| April 10, 2013

Did the Aurora, Colorado shooter choose the Cinemark Century 16 theater specifically because it was the only gun free zone in a 20-mile radius? Or were other factors at play?

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NRA School Shield Program: Billion Dollar Security Bonanza?

NRA School Shield Program: Billion Dollar Security Bonanza?

| April 3, 2013

The NRA’s “School Shield” program, if carried out nationwide, could usher in a new billion dollar market in selling firearms, equipment, and weapons training and certification to schools, teachers, and staff.

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Additional Sandy Hook Information Released

Additional Sandy Hook Information Released

| April 2, 2013

Danbury State Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III authorized the release of new information concerning the December 14, 2012, tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

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NRA Denies Lanza Relationship

NRA Denies Lanza Relationship

| March 29, 2013

Among the guns, knives, ammunition, and other items discovered by police in the Lanza home were two NRA certificates made out to Adam and Nancy Lanza, and a NRA handbook “NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting.” The NRA denies any association.

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Search Warrant Offers Complete List Of Sandy Hook Guns, Other Items

Search Warrant Offers Complete List Of Sandy Hook Guns, Other Items

| March 29, 2013

Complete list of Sandy Hook guns, ammunition, knives, gear, and other items found in killer’s home, according to recently released search warrants.

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Four Decade Decline In Gun Ownership?

Four Decade Decline In Gun Ownership?

| March 11, 2013

The NY Times is reporting a four decade decline in gun ownership in the home, based on 2012 General Social Survey data. But the trend may be reversing.

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American Gun Deaths to Exceed Traffic Fatalities by 2015

American Gun Deaths to Exceed Traffic Fatalities by 2015

| March 6, 2013

CDC statistics indicate that American gun deaths are on track to exceed traffic fatalities by 2015.

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Gun Debate Fueling ‘Explosive’ Rise In Far-Right Extremist Groups

Gun Debate Fueling ‘Explosive’ Rise In Far-Right Extremist Groups

| March 6, 2013

The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that the number of anti-government, far-right extremist groups has soared to record levels since 2008 and they are becoming increasingly militant.

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New NBC/WSJ Poll Indicates Majority Of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

New NBC/WSJ Poll Indicates Majority Of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

| February 28, 2013

In the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, more than six in ten (61 percent) say that “laws covering the sale of firearms” should be made more strict while 34 percent want the laws kept the same and four percent want them made less strict.

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Murder Weapons 2011: Guns 68%, Knives 13%, Blunt objects 4%, Personal weapons 6%, Other 9%.

Murder Weapons 2011: Guns 68%, Knives 13%, Blunt objects 4%, Personal weapons 6%, Other 9%.

| February 20, 2013

According to 2011 FBI statistics, there were 12,664 murders in the US, 8,583 caused by firearms. Handguns 72.47% Rifles 3.76% and Shotguns 4.15%.

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Supreme Court On Heller: Second Amendment Rights Not Unlimited

Supreme Court On Heller: Second Amendment Rights Not Unlimited

| February 18, 2013

The Court’s opinion should not be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding the carrying of firearms in sensitive places such as schools and government buildings, or laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms

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