Panama’s Gun Laws

The Pinkerton Intelligence Agency has given Panama has the highest rating for tourist safety. After having visited four countries in the area (Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Panama), I can tell you from personal experience that Panama is by far the safest country in the region. Private firearms ownership is the reason that Panamanians enjoy […]

Teach Your Daughters to Shoot

John Lott and Sonya Jones made some excellent points in their column Flawed Laws Help Stalkers Victimize Women. I’d like to extend one of their points even further. Firearms are often seen as “boy toys”, but it’s the ladies who really should be carrying guns. Biologically speaking, women tend to be smaller and less able to defend […]

Our Founding Fathers Would Not Have Put Up with Gun Control

Our nations founding fathers fought gun control — by killing the who the people who tried to enforce it.  Paul Revere’s famous ride started because Dr. Joseph Warren believed that government troops were marching on Concord to confiscate the arms stored there.  Dr. Warren later died defending his right to carry arms at the Battle […]

Gun Ownership

The Small Arms Survey estimates that there are 270 million privately owned firearms in the United States, which equals approximately .9 firearms for every American.  To my mind, that’s a good start. That number represents a large percentage of the approximately 650 million firearms in private hands across the globe.  This is why Americans enjoy […]

Obama Administration Blocks Sale of Surplus Korean War Rifles

The Obama administration has moved to block the sale of 857,470 Korean War vintage rifles. The rifles were previously approved for sale from the South Korean government to American citizens, but the Obama administration yanked back approval without explanation. The rifles consist of 770,160 M1 Carbines and 87,310 M1 Garand rifles.  These rifles are fifty […]

Lessons from Jamaica's Gun Violence

For those that have been following the news, Jamaica has been going through a lot of violence as the authorities there try to find Christopher Coke. As the numbers rise daily on the number of people who have died in the gun fights between the government and the gangs, it prompts a question that many […]

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