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What I Learned by Reading “Guns and Self-Defense” by Robert & Sim Waters. Reviewed by Dr. Michael S. Brown

Journal/Website: 
Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership
Article Type: 
Book Review
Published Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Sitting in a place of honor on my bookshelf is a copy of , written by Robert Waters in 1998. This classic describes fourteen cases where ordinary citizens used guns to save their lives from violent attackers. I’ve kept it around as a reminder to stay vigilant and to occasionally loan to friends who don’t think guns are ever used for self-defense.

On escaped convicts, dangerous criminals, and armed citizens by Miguel A. Faria, MD

Journal/Website: 
Exclusive for kutahyaevdeneve.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017

The story of the leftwing hatred-spewing activist, James Hodgkinson, who shot three people — including the third highest ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Steve Scalise, at a Republican baseball practice for a charity event in Alexandria, Virginia  — has understandably overshadowed another tragic incident that began close to home in Baldwin County, Georgia.

Potentially lethal force may require defensive deadly force

Journal/Website: 
Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO)
Article Type: 
Article
Published Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020

The act of self-defense can have a double effect: the preservation of one's life;
and the killing of the aggressor...The one is intended, the other is not.
— Saint Thomas Aquinas

Lab Accident: How Congress Stopped the CDC's gun-control plan and saved science! by Dr. Timothy Wheeler

Journal/Website: 
America's 1st Freedom and Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO)
Article Type: 
Article
Published Date: 
Thursday, February 4, 2016

We can all feel it. With violent crime dominating the headlines, the pressure to blame gun owners is mounting. Everywhere we look, we see the familiar gun grabbers calling for “universal” background checks, a ban on semi-automatic rifles, and that old saw, restoring funding to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for “firearm research.” 

Gun Shows Under Fire

Journal/Website: 
NewsMax.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Friday, April 27, 2001

Law-abiding gun owners should not become complacent because gun prohibitionist organizations, such as the Million Mom March and Handgun Control Inc., seem to be in retreat, if not scrambling and looking for cover. Other gun control groups, deceptively using more reasonable- and innocuous-sounding names such as Americans for Gun Safety (AGS), Women Against Gun Violence, and Doctors Against Handgun Injury, are stepping up to the plate to keep the pressure on the Second Amendment.

Medios De Comunicacion, Salud Mental y Ataques Con Armas De Fuego

Journal/Website: 
Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Científica (SIIC) — SIIC Salud
Article Type: 
Interview
Published Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Source: 
http://www.siicsalud.com/dato/ensiic.php/138154

Abstract — En la práctica de la medicina, el cirujano no puede garantizar el resultado porque pueden ocurrir complicaciones; lo mismo puede pasar con las armas de fuego, que pueden ser usadas indebidamente por personas que no deberían tenerlas. Los políticos no deben utilizar tragedias debido a tiroteos callejeros como pretexto para dictar leyes que restrinjan la libertad a los ciudadanos que respetan las leyes, son responsables y saben que la libertad va junto con sus derechos constitucionales y responsabilidades civiles.

Shooting rampages, mental health, and the sensationalization of violence

Journal/Website: 
Surgical Neurology International
Article Type: 
Article
Published Date: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Abstract —乐动体育APP Gun violence and, most recently, senseless shooting rampages continue to be sensitive and emotional points of debate in the American media and the political establishment. The United Nations is already set to commence discussing and approving its Small Arms Treaty in March 2013. And following the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy in the United States this past December, American legislators are working frantically to pass more stringent gun control laws in the U.S. Congress.

America, guns and freedom: Part II — An international perspective

Journal/Website: 
Surgical Neurology International
Article Type: 
Editorial
Published Date: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Source: 
http://surgicalneurologyint.com/surgicalint_articles/america-guns-and-freedom-part-ii-an-international-perspective/

In anticipation of the release of my new book by the same name, I'm republishing this seminal article on the subject.

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Public Health and Gun Control --- A Review (Part I: The Benefits of Firearms)

Author: 
Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD
Article Type: 
Editor's Corner
Issue: 
Spring 2001
Volume Number: 
6
Issue Number: 
1

Introduction --- "A Gun in the Home" 

Public Health and Gun Control --- A Review (Part II: Gun Violence and Constitutional Issues)

Author: 
Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD
Article Type: 
Feature Article
Issue: 
Spring 2001
Volume Number: 
6
Issue Number: 
1

Gun Violence and Street Crime

Statistical Malpractice --- 'Firearm Availability' and Violence (Part I): Politics or Science?

Author: 
Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD
Article Type: 
Debunking Pseudoscience
Issue: 
Winter 2002
Volume Number: 
7
Issue Number: 
4

"There is a worrying trend in academic medicine which equates
statistics with science, and sophistication in quantitative procedure
with research excellence.
The corollary of this trend is a tendency to look for answers
to medical problems from people with expertise in mathematical manipulation
and information technology, rather than from people
with an understanding of disease and its causes.