I came across a couple tweets this morning that really astounded me: https://twitter.com/DocTran2018/status/990658104319606784 This is bad. REALLY bad, because Tran is an actual medical doctor, and she's dispensing advice that is not only counterfactual, but will cause harm to people. Dr. Tran is a pediatrician. She should know that hearing damage is permanent & cumulative. … Continue reading Another Doctor for “Gunsense” giving bad medical advice
WaPo churned out an editorial that had me shaking my head about the gall of the antigun movement. The opening paragraph doesn't hesitate, but rather leaps straight in to revisionist history: Twenty years ago, one of us was director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, supporting research … Continue reading Another head scratcher from the Washington Post: “How to protect gun rights while reducing the toll of gun violence”
Here's a collection of articles showing some of the problems with letting the CDC research "gun violence" - they cannot be trusted to be an impartial entity, and their results are used as excuses to restrict rights despite myriad flaws. All emphasis added is mine - Dr. Timothy Wheeler - Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership blog … Continue reading The CDC is not an impartial entity
Sure enough, a tragedy has occurred and the usual suspects have lined up with pitchforks and torches. This garbage editorial by Michael Cohen is but one example Earlier this month I wrote about an unimaginable tragedy — the death of two Oklahoma residents, one a young mother, shot in the head while changing her daughter’s … Continue reading The Myth of firearms “accidents” and how common they are
The NSSF released a handy PDF highlighting information on unintentional firearms injuries and fatalities: Unintentional Firearms Fatalities Remain at Historically Low Levels Data released by the National Safety Council demonstrates that unintentional firearms-related fatalities continue to remain at historically low levels. In fact, in the last two decades, the number of unintentional firearms-related fatalities has declined by 57 percent — from 1,409 unintentional fatalities in … Continue reading Unintentional Firearms Injuries aren’t really a problem.