Statistician Leah Libresco was for gun control until she looked at the data – What changed her mind?

statistician leah libresco was for gun control until she looked at the data
Source: Intellectual Takeout, October 4, 2017 

“Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National Rifle Association would stop blocking common-sense gun-control reforms such as banning assault weapons, restricting silencers, shrinking magazine sizes and all the other measures that could make guns less deadly.

Then, my colleagues and I at FiveThirtyEight spent three months analyzing all 33,000 lives ended by guns each year in the United States, and I wound up frustrated in a whole new way. We looked at what interventions might have saved those people, and the case for the policies I’d lobbied for crumbled when I examined the evidence.” Statistician Leah Libresco

Read more: Statistician Rethinks Gun Control After Digging into the Data

What could be wrong with federal gun control measures sought by liberals and Democrat activists like George Soros, Michael Bloomberg, and Barack Obama?

Read from communist Chinese news service The Global Times: Chinese paper says U.S. should learn from China, restrict guns, protect rights

Protect rights? I invite the communist Chinese government to describe how they forcibly repatriate North Korean refugees to North Korea. What about the destruction of churches that are not government owned? I could list government imprisonment of Chinese citizens who speak out publicly against communist government policies and include communist censorship of websites.

The Holy Bible says, “And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” – John 8:32

The truth about gun violence liberated Statistician Leah Libresco. The truth can liberate all gun-control advocates if they choose to not be willingly ignorant.

John White
Rockwall, Texas

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