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Gun Facts: Now Online, Mobile, Anti-Agitprop
http://www.GunFacts.info ^ | 12/15/2013 | Guy Smith

Posted on 12/15/2013 11:41:51 AM PST by guyshomenet

I somehow failed to pass this along to the Freepers. Good news for those active in the gun rights field.

Key Points:

• De facto guide to gun control myths now online and mobile

• 14 years of debunking information now on every smartphone

Gun Facts – Online, Mobile, Anti-Agitprop The top guide to debunking gun control myths is now in your pocket

San Francisco, CA – December 13, 2013: Gun Facts, the de facto reference for debunking gun control propaganda has been reborn into a mobile-ready web site, just in time to combat the next wave of gun control intellectual abuse.

“We have escalated our efforts to drive the Brady Campaign bonkers,” said Guy Smith, editor of Gun Facts. “For 14 years we have been educating the public about gun control buncombe, much to Michael Bloomberg’s dismay. Now the gun control industry has to worry about facts being infinitely portable.” www.GunFacts.info

For over a decade, Gun Facts has been a freely available e-book (as well as a popular print book) that categorizes gun control topics, then lists lies told by gun control groups. All that content has now been placed online at a mobile-ready web site, putting facts at the fingertips of anyone with a smartphone or tablet computer.

“Gun control policy wonks have carried Gun Facts as a PDF file on their phones,” said Smith. “But now that smart phones are ubiquitous, it was time to change the format, let Google make finding the info easier, and put it on every iPhone and Android handset.”

For each piece of anti-gun agitprop, Gun Facts provides debunking data and over 530 detailed footnotes citing reliable, independent sources (criminologists, government studies, etc.). Anyone can now instantly look-up a gun control industry lie and find rock-solid data to discredit the misinformation.

“Dishonest politicians – like the ones recently removed in Colorado – are going to have it really rough now,” said Smith. “Every voter will have nearly two decades of research at their fingertips at every town hall meeting. Woe to the candidate who parrots gun control talking points in public when everyone can instantly refute their misinformation on the spot.”

In production for nearly 14 years, Gun Facts has earned a large following of people who use it daily to defeat gun control initiatives. The Gun Facts e-book – whose content is now online – has been downloaded into over 165 countries around the globe and has become the de facto reference for educated people who prefer honest gun control policy discussions.

“We pass information to sane and thoughtful people,” said Smith. “Gun Facts is for every man and woman fed-up with intellectual cads misleading the masses – that would be you Mister Bloomberg, Missus Brady and Ms. Robyn Thomas. This is why the Gun Facts e-book is downloaded over 58,000 times in slow months. The information is valuable and the price – free – is popular.”

Gun Facts covers topics ranging from “assault weapons” to concealed carry to gun control’s failure around the world. In every topic web page, Gun Facts lists each canard cast by the gun control industry. Voters can search the site (or the PDF book) to instantly find a lie and the facts that uncloak it.

“If Chuck Schumer or Josh Sugarmann thought I was slowing down, then they are thinking as poorly as they always do,” said Smith. “Some fights are eternal, so now Gun Facts will be updated in real-time and be more viral than ever.”

About Gun Facts: Gun Facts is the de facto reference for debunking gun control myths. In publication for nearly fourteen years, Gun Facts has been called “indispensable” and is regularly promoted at gun rights conferences and talk radio programs. The Gun Facts e-book has been downloaded into over 165 countries, has an estimated new-edition circulation of over a million copies, and its content is now online and mobile-ready.

About Guy Smith: Guy Smith is a San Francisco-based writer and political provocateur. At times Smith has been a cowboy, surfer, computer guru and a marketing strategist. Throughout he has been a libertarian, committed to expanding all freedoms and dressing down politicians in the process. He is an expert on gun control policy and propaganda analysis. Smith contributes Op/Ed pieces to major metropolitan newspapers (San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune). Guy is a popular guest on talk radio all over America, including on Heavy Hundred programs, and has been an invited speaker at multiple gun rights policy conferences as well as the Libertarian Party national convention.

Media Resources: Book cover graphics (high res): http://wp.gunfacts.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Gun-Facts-Cover-v6.2.jpg

Author headshots: http://www.gunfacts.info/home/media-resources/

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KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; gunfacts; propaganda

1 posted on 12/15/2013 11:41:51 AM PST by guyshomenet
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To: guyshomenet

bttt


2 posted on 12/15/2013 11:49:19 AM PST by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: guyshomenet

Heard a priest this weekend claim 30,000 people died of gun violence since Sandy Hook. Anyone have the facts so I can call him on it?


3 posted on 12/15/2013 11:50:23 AM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: raybbr

Check the Gun Facts web site for details, but of the 30,000:

a) 61% were suicides
b) Includes justifiable homicides
c) Includes accidents, including hunting accidents


4 posted on 12/15/2013 11:58:02 AM PST by guyshomenet
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To: guyshomenet

Thanks. Added to my ongoing data for the next assault, er I mean legislative session.


5 posted on 12/15/2013 12:00:17 PM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: raybbr

Ask the priest to provide the statistics and his sources.


6 posted on 12/15/2013 12:00:44 PM PST by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: raybbr

How about knives, clubs, hands and other methods?
Ask the priest if he needs a license to practice his faith.


7 posted on 12/15/2013 12:06:51 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: Cobra64
Ask the priest to provide the statistics and his sources.

If you do a search there are multiple sites that have a "clock" or counter showing that number.

8 posted on 12/15/2013 12:11:18 PM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: raybbr

This crackpot group, Stop Handgun Violence, claims even more:

http://www.businessinsider.com/billboard-counts-post-sandy-hook-gun-deaths-2013-12


9 posted on 12/15/2013 12:14:35 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: raybbr

This source claims just over 11,000:

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/12/13/4543142/what-have-we-done-since-sandy.html#.Uq4OL0t29mU


10 posted on 12/15/2013 12:17:28 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill

Thanks for the links. Not a lot of detail or stats. I wish I could find some govt stats because I doubt he’ll believe anything else.


11 posted on 12/15/2013 12:22:57 PM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: raybbr

That is about right for deaths by firearm in the US in a year. ... If you include suicides and people lawfully killed by firearms while committing felonies (eg police and civilians defending themselves.) Take those out and the number of wrongful deaths is less than half that. Of course, they won’t talk about the 1 to 5 million legal defensive uses of firearms each year. Take away our ability to defend ourselves and there will be literally hundreds of thousands more violent attacks, rapes, and murders. This is backed by fact. Every place that has enacted strict gun control has seen sharp long term rises in their rates of violent attacks and murders. That’s right lib lurkers, take away guns and there will be more murders. Not a guess, historical fact. What do you think would happen when violent criminals realize their potential victims are suddenly nearly defenseless? Yeah, doesn’t take a genius to figure that one out. So as bad as a few thousand dead are each year, it beats a few tens of thousands dead.


12 posted on 12/15/2013 12:23:39 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: raybbr

The 2nd link quotes CDC as their source for gun-related deaths, though we wouldn’t have access to the raw data and how they culled-out the stats. Best I can do for ya...

Mail.


13 posted on 12/15/2013 12:28:17 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: raybbr

Why should I do a search? It is the priest who should provide factual information, not I. Furthermore, I do not have a dog in the fight between you and the priest.


14 posted on 12/15/2013 12:46:59 PM PST by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: carriage_hill

CDC data online for everybody:

http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/fatal_injury_reports.html


15 posted on 12/15/2013 12:47:33 PM PST by guyshomenet
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To: Cobra64
Why should I do a search?

Don't. I didn't ask you to.

Furthermore, I do not have a dog in the fight between you and the priest.

Never said you did.

Geesh!

16 posted on 12/15/2013 12:49:11 PM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: guyshomenet

Those are extrapolations. Not concrete numbers.


17 posted on 12/15/2013 12:53:57 PM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: guyshomenet

Thanks!


18 posted on 12/15/2013 1:45:58 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: mylife

For the “Gun Talk” list: Gun Facts – Online, Mobile, Anti-Agitprop.


19 posted on 12/15/2013 1:47:21 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: raybbr
I wish I could find some govt stats because I doubt he’ll believe anything else.

It is published on the Department of Justice web site but the data is usually two years old because of the analysis performed to create the publication.

20 posted on 12/15/2013 1:57:45 PM PST by OldMissileer
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To: rktman
From the FBI Uniform Crime Reports, Table 12

Total murder and non-negligent manslaughter, 2011: 13,993

Total murder and non-negligent manslaughter, 2012: 14,168

From the FBI Uniform Crim Reports, Table 8

Total weapons used, all firearms 2011: 8,653

Total weapons used, all firearms 2012: 8,855

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2012/crime-in-the-u.s.-2012/tables/12tabledatadecpdf

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2012/crime-in-the-u.s.-2012/offenses-known-to-law-enforcement/expanded-homicide/expanded_homicide_data_table_8_murder_victims_by_weapon_2008-2012.xls

Suicides are a separate issue. If people cannot get guns, they substitute another method. Several studies show this.

21 posted on 12/15/2013 2:10:44 PM PST by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: guyshomenet

good website


22 posted on 12/15/2013 4:57:15 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: raybbr

The priest is a liar or ignorant. Take your pick.


23 posted on 12/15/2013 5:08:30 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: RepRivFarm; Conservaliberty

ping


24 posted on 12/17/2013 7:00:12 PM PST by lcms rev
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