More Than 2 Dozen Killed in Texas Church by Gunman

At least 26 are dead and another 20 were wounded at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. It is the worst mass shooting in Texas’ history. The suspect, Devin Patrick Kelley, lived 30 miles away from the church and had received a “bad...

Higher Murder Rates with Easy Concealed Carry Laws

“10.6% higher handgun homocide rate” in states with “shall issue” laws versus “may issue” laws Published October 19, 2017 by the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH). The following study represents the most recent and...

59 Dead, Over 500 Injured in Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Secure on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, an unassuming 64-year-old retiree opened fire on a crowd of concert-goers. The shooter had engaged in extensive planning, and had purchased an arsenal of guns, scopes and ammunition without raising any...

Firearm Deaths Now Neck-in-Neck with Motor Vehicle Deaths

The Firearms Industry is the Last Public Health Problem Unaddressed by Policymakers The number of states where gun deaths outpace motor vehicle deaths has been growing steadily for the last  5 years. This fact correlates to the aggressive consumer push of the NRA...

Busting the Good Guy with a Gun Myth

921 deaths not involving self defense committed by concealed handgun permit holders since 2007. Americans are becoming numb to the outrageous number of gun deaths; even more alarming, the myth of “more guns equals less casualties” is taking hold in some...

Estranged Husband Kills Wife and 7 Others at Cookout in Texas

The worst mass shooting in Plano, Texas’ history occured this week when a gunman barged into a cookout at the home of his estranged wife and killed seven people with an automatic weapon, his wife included. One of the two others who were wounded has died; police...