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 […]

Blue Sky and Dark Clouds: On “Gun Violence” Researchers

In a current Journal of the American Medical Association article with an accompanying editorial, various researchers express their happiness with  the resumption of federal funding for the Center for Disease control to look at violence, including “gun violence” (because “guns kill people”?!). They feel good about the lessening “chill” of the Dickey Amendment’s prohibition against […]

An Armed Populace is the Bulwark of Liberty

[Ed: This timely article first appeared August 1 on Dr. Faria excerpted it from his latest book, America, Guns, and Freedom: A Journey Into Politics and the Public Health & Gun Control Movements (2019). During the 20th century, more than 100 million people were exterminated by their own repressive governments, police states bent on destroying liberty […]

America Needs a Resurgent NRA

[Ed: Dr. Faria published versions of this article first on on August 9, 2020, and on on August 10, 2020. It is excerpted, updated, and edited from his book, America, Guns, and Freedom: A Journey Into Politics and the Public Health & Gun Control Movements (2019). It is available at] New Zealand and Australia […]