All Postings from June 2003

6-30-03 - Book review on The Bias Against Guns, in The National Review

6-26-03 - Armed, and Safer, Iraqis.

6-20-03 - Has the gun control issue really dissapeared?

6-17-03 - MSNBC Interview

6-13-03 - Criticism of Donohue's letter to the Columbus Dispatch & a review on The Bias Against Guns

6-12-03 - Alaskans will no longer need a permit to carry a concealed weapon,

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

6-9-03 - Stanford Law Review Debate

6-7-03 - Donohue's letter to the Columbus Dispatch

6-5-03 - Interesting editorial by John Derbyshire

6-2-03 - Transcript of the panel discussion from the American Enterprise Institute on my new book.

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

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

Vin Suprynowicz quote


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