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 TheTruthAboutGuns.com. 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 TheTruthAboutGuns.com on August 9, 2020, and on GOPUSA.com 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 HaciendaPublishing.com.] New Zealand and Australia […]

Gun Control: Aiming at the Wrong Targets?

[Ed: The articles we post represent the authors’ opinions, not DRGO positions. Here are MarkPA’s thoughts about how data could be obtained and should be used to substantiate policies and laws affecting gun ownership and Second Amendment rights.] With all the numerous gun control laws and further proposals, it strikes me that there is no […]

The Media and the Election, 2020

[Ed: This is a provocative essay, several weeks old and not mentioning firearms, the Second Amendment or doctors whatsoever. But it discusses a very fundamental issue today that could affect all of those and all of us. Reposted with the author’s permission, from Hacienda Publishing November 15, edited for DRGO.] After 4 days of haggling […]