Book Reviews

Here is a list of some reviews on my book, The Bias Against Guns.

The reviews are in:

National Journal
Barron's: Here are some provocative stocking-stuffers
ESPN Outdoors
Criminal headlines cloud the truth in gun control issue
Claremont Review of Books
Defensive use of guns underreported
Airline Pilots Security Alliance on Books
National Review
The Orange County Register
Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL)
Union Leader (Manchester, NH
World Net Daily
Freedom Book of the Month
Ether Zone
Book Monitor
Human Events
The Patriotist Book Reviews
The Journal News
National Center for Policy Analysis
The American Conservative
The Blue Press

Book Reviews of The Bias Against Guns
Home (description of book, downloadable data sets, and discussions of previous controversies)

Academic papers:

Social Science Research Network

Book Reviews:

For a list of book reviews on The Bias Against Guns, click here.

List of my Op-eds

Posts by topic

Research finding a drop in violent crime rates from Right-to-carry laws

Appalachian law school attack

Baghdad murder rate

Arming Pilots

Fraudulent website pretending to be run by me

Ayres and Donohue

Stanford Law Review

Mother Jones article


Craig Newmark

Eric Rasmusen

William Sjostrom

Dr. T's

Interview with National Review Online

Lyonette Louis-Jacques's page on Firearms Regulation Worldwide

The End of Myth: An Interview with Dr. John Lott

Cold Comfort, Economist John Lott discusses the benefits of guns--and the hazards of pointing them out.

An interview with John R. Lott, Jr. author of More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws

Some data not found at

Updated Media Analysis of Appalachian Law School Attack

Since the first news search was done additional news stories have been added to Nexis:

There are thus now 218 unique stories, and a total of 294 stories counting duplicates (the stories in yellow were duplicates): Excel file for general overview and specific stories. Explicit mentions of defensive gun use increase from 2 to 3 now.

Journal of Legal Studies paper on spoiled ballots during the 2000 Presidential Election

Data set from USA Today, STATA 7.0 data set

"Do" File for some of the basic regressions from the paper