Skip to comments.Harvard Releases Firearms Research Database
Posted on 01/12/2011 3:20:11 PM PST by lbryce
The Harvard School of Public Health has released a new site called The Firearms Research Digest. The site has six years (2003-2008) worth of summarized research from social science, medical, criminology, and public health journals.
Its available at http://www.firearmsresearch.org The site will eventually be expanded to include research from 1988 to the present.
You can do a simple keyword search for you can search by topics (a few dozen), year of research, or publication (theres a huge list of publications available.) I did a search for storage and got 47 results, which were divided into sublistings including topics, keyword, and title.
The results include a list of related topics but the article list itself includes a title and expands into a variety of bibliographic information for the article and a short summary of the article itself. Articles get their own summary pages which contain links for printing or e-mailing.
A full list of available research topics is at http://www.firearmsresearch.org/content.cfm/topics and theres a short list of links at http://www.firearmsresearch.org/content.cfm/links If youd like to review some spotlighted research, you can do so at http://www.firearmsresearch.org/content.cfm/spotlight.
(Excerpt) Read more at researchbuzz.org ...
The authoritative, scholarly credentials of Harvard University speak for themselves. Nevertheless, as we are well aware that statistics can be manipulated to prove whatever you want it to say and so, as we all know all too well, any information provided must of course be looked at with a jaundiced view and perspective, especially where the source is as venerable and acclaimed an institution of liberal, left-wing, moonbattery there is.
The question I pose is, is it possible to glean an objective, unbiased viewpoint on a matter that exemplifies the left-wing so definitively, in a way that validates the profundity of our second amendment rights as inalienable, from the study? My answer reflexively is an emphatic, absolute no but the fact is simply that I do not know, can not say.
Since it is harvard I assume it is biased and full of errors. Maybe Mr. Lott can look into it.
Agenda driven from the maoists at Harvard. Remember the only thing standing between us and them is our guns when we loose them we loose America.
Interesting. I was confronted after the events on Saturday, and found these two links to rebut the “gun control-NOW” whiners.
Hope you find them intesting, especially the work of FSU researcher and criminology professor Dr. Gary Kleck.
Thanks for the info
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Lefty wacko bulls**t study and database.
Yea, that’s pretty much what I assumed as well.
Thanks very much. will be reviewing it later tonight.
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Sometimes one sample is enough! LOL
You just knew Harvard would be more interested in indoctrination than scholarship. Most Ivy League schools ceased to be instituions of higher learning 40 years ago, when campus radicals started getting Ph.D.’s. Bill Ayers for instance.
Searched for concealed
Self-defense Gun Use/Deterrence (3)
+ The Impact of “Shall-Issue” Concealed Handgun Laws on Violent Crime Rates: Evidence From Panel Data for Large Urban Cities
Kovandzic, Tomislav V. / Marvell, Thomas B. / Vieraitis, Lynne M.
Crime, Legislation and Policy, Local, Self-defense Gun Use/Deterrence, Urban/Rural
CRIME, CRIMINAL law, SAFETY regulations, UNITED States, shall issue laws
The authors examine the effects of shall issue laws on violent crime rates, 1980-2000, in US cities with populations greater than 100,000 (i.e., the effect of making it easier for residents to obtain... read more >
+ Young People’s Attitudes Towards Guns in America, Great Britain, and Western Australia
Gun Carrying, International, Legislation and Policy, Ownership, Self-defense Gun Use/Deterrence
International, Ownership, Youth, protection, right
The author examined young peoples attitudes towards the possession and use of firearms in the U.S.A., Great Britain, and Western Australia. Data came from the Attitude Toward Gun Scale short self-completion... read more >
+ The Licensing of Concealed Handguns for Lawful Protection: Support from Five State Supreme Courts
Kopel, David B.
Albany Law Review
Legislation and Policy, Self-defense Gun Use/Deterrence, State
CIVIL rights, LICENSES, Law & legislation, UNITED States, shall issue laws
The author examined the rulings of each of the five state supreme courts that were asked during 2003-2004 to determine whether there was a conflict between state constitutional guarantees and concealed... read more >
Any salient results? Findings? Conclusions?