Better yet, do even more homework, and make sure you check on crime stats. That way, you won’t have to depend on the news media — me included — for your information. That’s always a dicey thing when it comes to gun news.In fact, relying on mass media is a dicey proposition when it comes to any news. You should always check their sources, and be on the lookout for bias, both from them and confirmation bias from yourself.
It's a good thing to have your assumptions challenged every now and then. You just might find out they were wrong.
(h/t to FarmDad over at gunblogger_conspiracy for the link)