Latest Gun politics Stories

2013-09-18 15:24:59

Countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, reports The American Journal of Medicine A new study reports that countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, debunking the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer. Researchers evaluated the possible associations between gun ownership rates, mental illness, and the risk of firearm-related death by studying the data for 27 developed countries. Their...

Quarter Of Assault Victims Carry Own Firearm
2013-07-08 12:54:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has found that nearly one in four youth who came to the emergency room at a hospital for assault-related injuries carried a firearm. University of Michigan Injury Center researchers found that 23 percent of patients who visited an ER in Flint, Michigan for assault-related injuries reported that they owned or carried a gun in the last six months, 80 percent of which were obtained illegally. The team also said that 22 percent...

2013-06-25 13:04:50

Sam Houston State study receives outstanding paper award Gun possession arrests made by a concentrated, proactive patrol unit in the Houston Police Department were linked to significant reductions in subsequent crimes involving firearms, a study by Sam Houston State University found. "These findings add to the growing evidence that supports the use of directed patrols to target illegal gun possession in high crime locations," wrote Dr. William Wells, who co-authored the study with Yan...

2013-06-19 23:24:22

The U. S. Concealed Carry Association, a subsidiary of Delta Defense, LLC, now insures it´s members up to $500,000, should they ever be prosecuted for legally and justifiably using their firearm in personal defense. Jackson, WI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Gun rights are a hot topic throughout the nation these days, and this has put many gun owners on the edge of their seat. Many gun rights advocates believe that one unfortunate event which may increase in the near future is the wrongful...

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