The Bill for Our Rights

[Ed: This is updated from its original DRGO appearance in 2015.] On Wednesday this week we all should have been jubilantly celebrating the 226th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the original 10 amendments to the United States’ federal constitution. Remarkably, it slipped by relatively unremarked. Yet our Bill of Rights may […]

“Medical Journalism” is Neither

The American Medical Association, via its flagship publication Journal of the American Medical Association, is turning up the heat. Apparently unable to comprehend the shifting American dynamic toward increasing respect for gun owners, they’ve featured several recent commentaries beating the dead horse of the  “public health gun crisis”. The November 14 edition of JAMA features […]

Will What Happened in Vegas Stay in Vegas?

On October 1, 2017, America once again was forced to confront another horrific mass shooting wherein (50) some people were killed and over 500 injured.  The shooter was not a stereotypical mass gunman.  Of note was the fact that Richard Vasquez, the former chief of firearms technology for the ATF, said the fact that Paddock […]

Ease of Legal Access to Firearms vs. Homicide Rates

Firearms are misused a minute fraction of the time; that is vastly exceeded by the good uses they overwhelmingly have, at times uniquely life-saving. Most studies never adequately consider the contribution of increased legal gun access to preventing criminal violence (which is far the greatest cause of shootings). When there is enough ambiguity to claim […]

DRGO Does Dallas!

  A special message from DRGO: DRGO leaders are again attending the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, this year in Dallas. We will be speaking at 5:00 pm on Saturday September 29. We know of no live feed, but you can view all the presentations and panels beginning Monday at We’ll be posting to […]

Three’s A Crowd

Dateline September 18, 2017: Students from NYU Tandon win $1M smart gun design contest On Monday, Brooklyn’s president, on behalf of Brooklyn, the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, and a gun policy non-profit, announced the latest technology prize, of $1 million. It went to four student inventors from New York University Tandon […]