USA – -(Ammoland.com)- You don’t have to be a trained statistician or criminologist to get published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) if you’re on message about guns, judging from this new anti-gun advocacy article.
The editors at one of America’s leading medical journals have been clear for years on what they want readers to think about guns—private ownership of firearms should be banned.
JAMA’s editors have dived so deep into gun control politics that MedPage Today, a Washington, DC mainstream media outlet for doctors has revealed unpleasant facts about the JAMA study that only amplify existing doubts about JAMA’s reputation as a reliable source of objective science (MedPage Today quoted me extensively in their report on the JAMA paper).
The JAMA article itself explores whether Australia’s 1996 National Firearms Agreement caused a decrease in mass shootings and in firearm homicides and suicides.
The authors judge the answer to be a qualified “yes”, with a stunning admission—although firearm deaths in all those categories did decline after the law was passed, “it is not …Read the Rest