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Four Fabrications About Firearms

Five Fallacies About Guns and Violence

How Often Do Citizens Use Guns to Stop Violence?

Deadly Falsehoods About the Orlando Shooting and Gun Control

Should the U.S. Adopt Australia’s Strict Gun Laws?

Media Misinformation About Arming Teachers

Rape Facts and Falsehoods

What Is Obama’s Gun Control Agenda?

Smearing the South With False Charges of Racism

CNN Butchers the Facts on Late-Term Abortions

Poll: Public Broadly Unaware that “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” was Disproved by Obama Administration

Major Media Stories Ignore Immigration Status of High-Profile Murderer

Media Bias Fact Check: Incompetent or Dishonest?

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

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What portion of the people who fail federal background checks for firearm purchases are prosecuted by the federal government for attempting to illegally buy a gun? 3 During 2017, the…

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…defensive gun uses measured by the most rigorous studies, civilians use guns to defend themselves from crime about 50% more often than criminals use guns to commit crimes. For example,…

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Do states with higher gun ownership rates generally have higher homicide rates? 2 Data from the FBI and the journal “Injury Prevention” show that state gun ownership rates and homicide…

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Do more people in the U.S. die from drug overdoses, motor vehicle accidents, or firearm accidents, homicides, and suicides? 3 A total of 67,367 drug overdose deaths were recorded in…

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…with the public’s confusion over fully automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons–anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun–can only increase the chance…

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…example, a 2008 paper in the journal Crime & Delinquency found that resisting rape with “an object, knife, or gun reduced the odds” of being raped by 91%. Likewise, a…

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…that developed it in the 1950s.” The founder of a prominent gun control organization wrote in 1988 that calling these semi-automatic guns “assault weapons” would exploit the “public’s confusion over…

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