Parkland Florida Killer Used Assault Weapon to Shoot Through Doors

← 15 Representatives on the Fence FBI Data Shows Big Upward Trend in Gun Massacres → An AR-15 and 300 rounds of ammunition were all the Parkland killer needed during his six-minute rampage; he didn’t enter a single classroom but shot through doors and...

Teacher Fires Gun in Georgia High School Classroom

Social Studies teacher Jesse Randal Davidson, 53, fired a gun in a classroom at Dalton High School in Georgia at 11:30 am on February 28, 2018. The principal, Steve Bartoo, described Davidson as an excellent teacher who was fit to be at work. Principal Steve Bartoo...

Maine Voices: Speaking Out for Common Sense Gun Control

← Demand Gun Sense on the RI Democratic Party Platform RI HEARINGS: Senate and House Committees Hearing Testimony on Gun Control → Its time to call NRA, politicians on lies about Second Amendment There is no constitutional right to buy an assault weapon or...

American Gun Ownership Correlates with High Gun Violence and Deaths

Research shows that America is not more crime-prone that other nations, it’s just more lethal. A host of gun violence myths are debunked yet again, including: Mental health Video games Racial problems Crime rates And “according to a recent analysis of 130...

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...

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...