More Guns, Less Crime:
Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws
by Dr. John R. Lott (third edition, ISBN 978-0226493664)
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"Most comprehensive crime study ever conducted"
"devastating to gun control advocates"
This review by Candid Reviewer on May 12, 2013 of Professor John Lott's book at Amazon.
"I now believe wholeheartedly in the right to carry, the wisdom of the 2nd Amendment, the particularly important benefits of concealed carry for women, and the notion that more firearms in law-abiding hands does make society demonstrably safer."
"If you're anti-gun and Lott's book does not ... force you to reconsider the ... benefits of an armed society, you either did not read the book with an open mind, or you do not know how to distinguish a precisely-reasoned argument from a merely political one."
"If you're anti-gun and Lott's book does not give you pause and
force you to reconsider the potential benefits of an armed society,
you either did not read the book with an open mind,
or you do not know how to distinguish a
precisely-reasoned argument from a merely political one."
"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms . . . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes . . .
"Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants;
they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."
Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826) - Founding Father, principal author of the Declaration of Independence, organized the Democratic-Republican Party, "drafted and signed into law the Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves that banned slave importation into the United States." Third President of the United States.
“Asked in 1850 what advice would Douglass give to escaped blacks who feared being enslaved, he replied:
"A good revolver, a steady hand, and a determination to shoot down any man attempting to kidnap them."
– Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)
Former slave, African-American social reformer, diplomat, leader of the abolitionist movement, known for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings. Strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment and your right to defend yourself and your family with a firearm.