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C.W. Griffin is such a hoot ... clueless about what PERCENT means (“Right equates gun-control efforts with demands for universal gun confiscation,” AFN, Feb. 3).
Jim Thompson’s article (“Second Amendment was put in place to defend ourselves against a tyrannical government,” AFN, Jan. 25), asserting that the Second Amendment was designed to protect us from federal tyranny, reveals the politically reactionary mind in its most gloriously convoluted illogic.
It is astonishing to me that a self-professed “retired consulting engineer” could not understand that Professor John Lott’s hypothesis of a 3-percent-per-1-percent relationship between gun ownership and crime rate reduction is a LOGARITHMIC function.
Among the usual suspects emerging in the renewed gun control debate is the veteran pro-gun propagandist, professor John Lott, author of the 1998 book, “More Guns, Less Crime.” According to Lott, gun-control laws are not merely futile; they are harmful. They do nothing to keep guns out of criminals’ hands; they only prevent potential victims from getting guns to deter predators.