The purpose of the Return Fire series is to model constructive debate methods to help prepare you to make the case for freedom. Gun rights are constantly on trial in the court of public opinion, and you must be equipped to identify and paralyze gun-control-debate tactics. This time around, I will run you through the most common misleading statements on gun policy. They sound legitimate on their faces, they are presented with authority, and they are often included in quick lists of “indisputable facts.” Because of how they’re presented, they are often simply accepted as reality when, in fact, they are ultimately statistical smoke and mirrors.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/blog/counterpoints-statistics-part-2/