Guns Are Used Responsibly

[Ed: This piece by DRGO friend Rob Morse comes by way of SCOPE-NY January 10.] All you hear about is “gun violence”, not the well-earned safety record of gun ownership in America.  A few facts: Shooting for fun–The most common use of a firearm is recreation: training, practice, competition, and hunting. The industry trade group […]

Children and Firearms Safety

[Ed: Dr. Mauser first published this on his site,, on October 25.] Can firearms be kept safely at homes with young children? Yes, with proper precautions. Millions of North Americans have guns at home and do so safely. Around one-half of homes in the US possess guns as do about one-third of homes in Canada. Thanks to a widespread culture […]

Accidental Gun Deaths are Low

[Ed: Dr. Mauser, our northern correspondent, originally published this October 5 on Justice for Gun Owners.] Accidental gun deaths are low and have been falling for decades. There is no doubt that firearm ownership imposes serious safety challenges for gun owners so that owners must act responsibly to ensure their own safety as well as the safety of […]


[Ed: This is essentially the talk Dr. Young provided for the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (hosted online by the Second Amendment Foundation) and the Defending Freedom Action Summit (held by the Second Amendment Institute in Richmond). Edited for written clarity. The GRPC video is here; the DFAS one will be added.] DRGO is a […]

Dr. Walensky, Meet Dr. Schwam

[Ed: New CDC Director, infectious disease specialist Rochelle Walensky, MD says “I’m not here about gun control. I’m here about preventing gun violence and gun death.” She wants gun owners to “Join us in the conversation. . . I want you to teach me what you have done to make your gun safe, and then […]