An Armed Populace Is A Safer Populace

More guns, less crime is not a theory that Obama and his like-minded cronies would ever ascribe to, yet the facts bear it out time and again.

When Armed Citizens Save Police Officers

Frank Miniter discusses two recent cases where armed citizens saved police officers from harm—or worse.

San Bernardino Carry Permit Applications Boom

The ISIS-inspired terrorist shootings at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif., last December has led to a ridiculous backlog.

Chicago Woes—Murders Up, Clearance Rate Down

When it comes to crime, Chicago continues to trend in the wrong direction. Whereas the city’s crime rate is higher than average, the homicide clearance rate is far lower. Nationally in 2015, 61.5 percent of murder cases resulted in an arrest. In Chicago, that figure was a paltry 25 percent. Economist, researcher and author John R. Lott Jr. has a few ideas why.

Upsurge In Minority Women Buying Guns

In 2016, John R. Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center issued a study on concealed-carry permit holders—in it, he indicated that concealed carry was rapidly rising among black females. This week, Fox News is also reporting that more black women are turning to guns for self-defense.

Pennsylvania RTKBA Rally Set For Monday

Since 2006, Pennsylvania gun owners and Second Amendment supporters have been gathering annually at the state capitol in Harrisburg to send a message to legislators that gun control has no place in the Commonwealth. The 11th Annual Right to Keep and Bear Arms Rally—hosted by NRA and other pro-gun groups across the state—is scheduled for next Monday, May 22.

The Big Lie Concocted To Derail Concealed-Carry Reciprocity

Frank Miniter exposes the VPC’s lying ways in trying to derail the Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Act currently under consideration in Congress.

Finding America’s Murder Problem

Researcher and criminologist John R. Lott, Jr. explains why the notion of a nationwide murder problem distracts from the real issues.

John Lott Questions What The Women’s March Really Represents

Women’s March organizers are leading a protest today against the alleged “intimidating rhetoric of hatred” and to “strive for the respect of the civil and human rights of all people.” The location: the headquarters of America’s longest-standing civil rights organization.

Blacks, Women Leading Concealed Carry Growth

Last week, the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPPC) issued a new study on concealed carry that showed the number of permit holders has risen for the fourth consecutive year. CRPC puts the total number of concealed-carry permit holders at 16.3 million.

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