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
– 1998 – More Guns, Less Crime
– Concealed carry laws had resulted in significant crime reductions
– 2003 The Bias Against Guns
– 2013 founded the Crime Prevention Research Center
– 2016 – The War On Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies

– 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

Brian Anse Patrick

1954 – Dec 27, 2016

  • championship target shooter
  • CCW permit instructor
  • 2000 Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Toledo
  • AmmoLand Contributor
  • Speaker – Gun Rights Policy Conference
  • Speaker – National Firearms Law Seminar
  • 2002 Author – The National Rifle Association and the Media: The Motivating Force of Negative Coverage
    a landmark study of how negative bias in media coverage has actually benefited the NRA as a social movement.
  • Author – The Rise of the Anti-Media
    a study of how advocates for the concealed carry movement in the US have successfully used alternative forms of media to successfully combat the opposition of informational elites,


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

  • 1980 – In the Gravest Extreme: The Role of the Firearm in Personal Protection

  • 1983 – The Truth About Self Protection


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)