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Op-eds:

10/02/03
Swiss Miss: Policymakers aiming in the wrong direction

9/22/03
Voting Data
Sometimes mistakes aren't mistakes

9/16/03
NYC's Latest Gun Misfires

9/8/03
Why High Court May Slam McCain's Law

9/8/03
Divorcing Voters, Again:
Supreme-court campaign-finance reform case gets heard

9/2/03
P.C. Air Security
When will our pilots be armed?

8/29/03
Gun control laws may be partly at fault in massacre

8/20/03
Half cocked: why most of what you see in the media about guns is wrong.

8/13/03
Should Off-duty police be banned from carrying guns?

8/11/03
The ban against public safety

8/11/03
Al-Qaida won't Forget Our Security Issue

8/1/03
Why don't media cover the good-news stories about guns?

7/28/03
City Hall's Gun Folly

7/23/03
The Drug World's Easy Riders

7/13/03
Letting Teachers Pack Guns Will Make America's Schools Safer

7/12/03
Right to carry would disprove horror stories

7/11/03
U.N. vs. Guns
An international gun-control fight.

7/02/03
When Welfare is Disguised as a Tax Cut

7/01/03
States may regret reforms

6/26/03
Armed and safer Iraqis

6/20/03
Dems Have Not Dropped Gun Control Agenda

6/11/03
Bad Sports
A church turns down $10,000 from sportsmen.

5/30/03
Scare Tactics on Guns and Terror

5/22/03
Pattern of Deceit is Deeper than Times Wants to Admit

5/13/03
The gun control debate

5/13/03
There are no gun free, safe zones

5/4/03
Gun control advocates' credibility on line

4/14/03
Arming of Pilots Is Way Overdue

4/02/03
When Gun Laws Don't Make Sense

4/02/03
Can U.S. Be More Secure By Arming Off-Duty Cops?

11/11/02
Bullets and Bunkum
The futility of 'ballistic fingerprinting.'

10/28/02
No magic bullet

10/23/02
Tough gun laws don't reduce crime

9/30/02
Much Ado About Nothing

Collection of some of my other op-eds

Links

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Eric Rasmusen

William Sjostrom

Dr. T's EconLinks.com

Some data not found at www.johnlott.org:

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