Lamplighter Report #13: Why Civilians Should Carry Guns


December 2011 – Why Civilians Should Carry Guns
In his book, “More Guns, Less Crime,” John R. Lott Jr.argues that guns in the hands of civilians do far more good than harm. Lott is an economist at the University of Chicago who has been researching this very question for several years. Contrary to arguments favored by gun control advocates, legal possession of concealed handguns does not raise the number of accidental firearms deaths or suicides.


In This Issue You’ll Find:

  • On Vacation? Don’t be a Victim!
  • Gold and Taxes
  • Christmas List
  • Stealth Fire