Month: October 2016

Man wanted in Oregon murder investigation caught in Oklahoma

MILWAUKIE, Ore. – A nationwide search for the suspect in a Milwaukie, Oregon murder is over after police in Oklahoma arrested the man overnight Saturday, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said. Dean Boettcher was wanted for the stabbing death of his roommate, Matthew Nelson Timmons on October 18. Police in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma arrested Boettcher […]

State Felon Voting Laws

Two states allow felons to vote from prison while other states may permanently ban felons from voting even after being released from prison, parole, and probation, and having paid all their fines. The chart below provides links to each state’s laws on felon voting and places each US state within one of five categories ranging […]

National Peace Officers Memorial Day

  On average, one law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty somewhere in the United States every 61 hours. Since the first known line-of-duty death in 1791, more than 20,000 U.S. law enforcement officers have made the ultimate sacrifice. The Memorial Fund serves as a nationwide clearinghouse of information and statistics on […]

Gun Ownership Vs Crime

Gun Ownership Vs Crime an international perspective Highest Gun Ownership Rate PER 100 RESIDENTS Highest Intentional Homicide Rate PER 100,000 RESIDENTS 88.8 USA 54.8 YEMEN 45.7 SWITZERLAND 45.3 FINLAND     91.6 HONDURAS 69.2 EL SALVADOR 56.9 CÔTE D’IVOIRE 52.2 JAMAICA 4.8 USA A recent study published in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public […]

How are guns being used by citizens

How are guns being used by citizens in America each year?   = homicide + accident + suicide1             = self defense2 Every year, guns are used over 80x more often to protect a life than to take one!*

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