Dr. Jennifer Carlson

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology University of Arizona
  • 2015 – Author – Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

John Lott

(May 8, 1958)
– Ph.D. in economics from UCLA
– Economist, political commentator, and gun rights advocate
– 1997 study analyzed crime rates in 3,000 U.S. counties following passage of concealed carry laws during the past two decades
– Concealed carry laws had resulted in significant crime reductions
– 2013 founded the Crime Prevention Research Center
– The War On Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies
– More Guns, Less Crime
– The Bias Against Guns
– Freedomnomics
–  https://CrimeResearch.org
– https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lott

From the Gun Rights Policy Conference 2019


Dave Grossman

August 23, 1956 

  • Born in Frankfurt, West Germany
  • Specialized in the study of the psychology of killing
  • Lieutenant colonel in the United States Army
  • Professor of psychology at West Point
  • 1995 – Author – On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
  • 1999 – Author – Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence
  • 2004 – Author – On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace
  • 2016 – Author – Assassination Generation : Video Games, Aggression, and the Psychology of Killing

Massad Ayoob

July 20, 1948 

  • 3rd Generation Armed Citizen
  • 1971 – Began Police Work
  • 1972 – Begain Instructon
  • 1981 – Founded Lethal Force Institute 
  • 1982 – 2009 – Lethal Force Institute
  • 1998 Outstanding American Handgunner of the Year Award
  • 2009 – Massad Ayoob Group
  • The Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network

Massad Ayoob‘s school

Massad Ayoob on Guns – Backwoods Home Magazine


Massad Ayoob, Author at Gun Digest


Joyce Lee Malcolm

(October 17, 1941)
– 1994 author  To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right

Don Kates

(January 26, 1941 – November 1, 2016)
– 2008 District of Columbia v. Heller, served as an adviser to the council in the Court of Appeals
– Guns and Public Health: Epidemic of Violence or Pandemic of Propaganda?

– Armed: New Perspectives On Gun Control
– Restricting Handguns: The Liberal Skeptics Speak Out
– Firearms and Violence: Issues of Public Policy
– The Great American Gun Debate: Essays on Firearms and Violence
– https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Kates
– https://www.cato.org/blog/watch-don-kates-quarter-century-washington-post-put-him-its-front-page
– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWzgzBZyySY

Don Kates

Bill Woodin

December  16, 1925 – March 18, 2018

  • William Woodin III
  • His grandfather (also named William Woodin) was President Franklin Roosevelt’s first treasury secretary
  • Bill’s Step-Father was a founder of the American Quarter Horse Association
  • bachelor in zoology at the University of Arizona
  • master in zoology at the University of California, Berkeley
  • 1950 kingsnake species named after him: lampropeltis pyromelana woodini
  • volunteer for the Desert Museum before it opened
  • 1954 to 1971 – Executive Director Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
  • called “the most promising young naturalist in the United States” by Roy Chapman Andrews, a former American Museum of Natural History director
  • 1955 – co-founder International Ammunition Association
  • active in European Cartridge Research Association
  • compiled “one of the great collections of ammunition in the world,”
  • 1973 Woodin Laboratory built
     3,000-square-foot underground vault
  • 1975 – Consulted on the Kennedy assassination research
  • 160,000 cartridges tracing the evolution of small arms ammunition
  • 1998 co-authored three volumes A History of Modern U.S. Small Arms Ammunition
  • Technical Advisor to and Distinguished Life Member of AFTE
    (Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners)
  • Consultant to the U. S. Army Armament Research and Development Command (Armament Concepts Office)