Want Some Facts About Gun Violence? You Won’t Get Them From David Kopel Or The Cato Institute. | mikethegunguy

Want Some Facts About Gun Violence? You Won’t Get Them From David Kopel Or The Cato Institute.

by mikethegunguy

Greg Ridgeway is a statistician turned criminologist who was Associate Director of the National Institute of Justice from 2013 to 2014.  During his tenure he authored what has become something of a cult piece for the pro-gun community, namely, amemo called

Summary of Select Firearm Violence Prevention Strategies, which keeps turning up in various pro-gun commentaries as a basic ‘proof’ that gun-control programs don’t work.  The latest broadside to cite Ridgeway’s document in approving fashion is a report by David Kopel published

by the Cato Institute, a right-wing think tank that has been promoting the pro-gun agenda for years.

Source: Want Some Facts About Gun Violence? You Won’t Get Them From David Kopel Or The Cato Institute. | mikethegunguy

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