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ACCORDING TO GUN PROHIBITIONISTS, EUROPE IS MUCH SAFER THAN THE UNITED STATES, BECAUSE EUROPE HAS STRICTER GUN CONTROL. IN FACT, THE HISTORICAL RECORD SHOWS THAT EXCESSIVE GUN CONTROL (AS IN EUROPE) IS ABOUT A HUNDRED TIMES MORE DEADLY THAN "INSUFFICIENT" GUN CONTROL (AS, SUPPOSEDLY, IN THE U.S.). WHILE A LONE CRIMINAL WITH A GUN CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS, A CRIMINAL GOVERNMENT WITH A DISARMED POPULATION IS THE DEADLIEST THING ON EARTH, SAYS AUTHOR.POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR SUSPECTS WHO STOLE NEARLY 40 GUNS FROM A RAPID CITY GUN SHOP. OFFICERS RESPONDED TO A REPORT OF A BURGLARY AROUND 3:30 A.M. WEDNESDAY AT FIRST STOP GUN AND COIN IN DOWNTOWN RAPID CITY. VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SHOWED ONE PERSON BREAKING THE GLASS DOOR OF THE SHOP'S MAIN ENTRANCE WITH A BASEBALL BAT, THEN SHATTERING GLASS DISPLAY CASES WHILE ANOTHER SUSPECT GRABBED HANDGUNS FROM THE CASES AND PLACED THEM INTO A DUFFEL BAG.GUN SALES IN NEW YORK CITY, OFTEN CONSIDERED AS HAVING THE STRICTEST GUN CONTROL LAWS IN THE COUNTRY, IS NOW SEEING A HUGE JUMP IN GUN SALES, MAINLY TO FIRST-TIME GUN BUYERS.DOJ THREATENS TO CUT OFF FEDERAL FUNDING FROM CITIES PERMITTING “ANARCHY, VIOLENCE, AND DESTRUCTION.” IN A MEMO PUBLISHED ON MONDAY, ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLIAM BARR LISTED THREE JURISDICTIONS THAT HE SAID HAD “PERMITTED VIOLENCE AND DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY TO PERSIST”: NEW YORK CITY, SEATTLE AND PORTLAND, OREGON. BARR WARNED THAT THE CITIES COULD LOSE OUT ON FEDERAL FUNDS IF THEY DON’T ADJUST LAW ENFORCEMENT POLICIES TO THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S LIKING.“WELL REGULATED MILITIAS” HAVE SHOWN UP WITH GROWING FREQUENCY THIS SUMMER TO RACIAL JUSTICE PROTESTS HELD IN THE WAKE OF THE DEATHS OF GEORGE FLOYD AND BREONNA TAYLOR AT THE HANDS OF POLICE. THEIR APPEARANCE, USUALLY CARRYING RIFLES AND DRESSED IN MILITARY-STYLE GEAR, HAS RATCHETED UP THE TENSION AT DEMONSTRATIONS AND THE RISK OF CONFRONTATION. MILITIA GROUPS HAVE ALSO ATTENDED GUN RIGHTS RALLIES AND DEMONSTRATIONS PROTESTING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN MEASURES IN SEVERAL STATES THIS YEAR.

NAT’L – SELF-PROTECTION – People Are Shopping For Weapons In File Numbers. The Washington Publish Is Not Happy.

Social scientists have been trying for many years to blame homicides on the presence of guns. A favorite tool in this quest is the use of studies that show a correlation between gun ownership and crime. These studies are then reported as “evidence” that the presence of guns causes crime. But there’s always been a problem with this attempt at showing causality between guns and homicides: causality can just as plausibly go the other way. That is, in times and places where the local population feels they are in danger of being crime victims, people are more likely to purchase guns for protection. So, rather than saying “guns cause crime,” we should be saying “crime causes guns.” We’re likely seeing this phenomenon at work now. In recent months, according to the firearm industry’s trade group National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), Americans have purchased millions of guns: The early part of 2020 has been unlike any other year for firearm purchases—particularly by first-time buyers—as new NSSF® research reveals millions of people chose to purchase their first gun during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fox News reports: Gun sales have skyrocketed during the past three months, and a record-breaking 80.2 percent increase in sales was reported in May compared to last year, according to the shooting foundation. April’s data showed a 71.3 percent increase from 2019, and there was an 85.3 percent increase in March, according to information previously released by Small Arms Analytics and Forecasting. Many new gun owners during this period feared general unrest as a result of the government-mandated lockdowns. Potential first-time buyers still on the fence about buying a firearm in May were perhaps confirmed in their fears by the riots that erupted after the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. Then, in the wake of the riots, serious violent crime appeared to spike. It was widely reported, for instance, that homicides in New York City spiked “21 percent in first six months of 2020.” Crime in other cities increased as well, ranging from a jump of over 200 percent in Nashville to 23 percent in Kansas City, Missouri.  [full article]

 

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