Contributing Editors



Lifetime gun owner, GVP activist and Senior Scientist at a certain Department of Energy facility located midway between the Carson and Santa Fe National Forests. You can read his latest column here.


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Dorothy Paugh is a retired US Navy officer, with an MA from the Naval War College in National Security and Strategic Studies.  While on active duty, she qualified as a marksman on an M-16 rifle.  She lost her father Edwin, 51 to suicide by gun in 1965 and her son Peter, 25 the same way in 2012.  Her husband hunts ducks, turkey and deer.  She volunteers with gun violence prevention and suicide loss survivor organizations. You can read her latest column here.




John Lewis publishes a great blog, Epic Wilderness, where you can find well-researched and detailed articles on hunting, fishing, camping, survival – in other words, this man has an abiding interest in helping you enjoy what he enjoys: wilderness and the outdoors. Read his latest column here. 



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Thomas Gabor is President of Thomas Gabor, LLC, a criminal justice consulting firm based in Florida.  Dr. Gabor served as a Professor of Criminology at the University of Ottawa from 1981-2011.In 1974, he completed his undergraduate degree in sociology with high honors (magna cum laude) from the University of Montreal (Loyola College Campus). He holds a Master of Arts degree in Criminology from the University of Ottawa (Canada) and a doctorate in Sociology from Ohio State University (1983). He has received the American Society of Criminology’s prestigious Gene Carte Prize for his research on Crime Displacement.  The Department of Homeland Security has designated him as an individual of “Extraordinary Ability.” He has also been inducted into the Canadian and Criminology’s Who’s Who and has been nominated for several teaching awards.

Dr. Gabor served on the Editorial Committee of the Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice from 1990-2010.  He is a recognized national and international expert in the areas of firearms and public safety, armed robbery, and crime prevention.  He has published over 150 books, research reports, journal articles, and media articles and, in a study published in the British Journal of Criminology, was listed among the most influential criminologists in the English-speaking world.  Dr. Gabor is the author of the acclaimed Confronting Gun Violence in America and has contributed a chapter on Firearms and Violent Crime to the Encyclopedia of Criminology.

Aside from his academic work, Dr. Gabor has served as a consultant to many international and national organizations.  He has provided advice to the United Nations, Lord Cullen’s Inquiry on firearms policy in the United Kingdom, the Department of Justice Canada, the Canadian Firearms Centre, Palm Beach County’s Criminal Justice Commission (Florida), League of Women Voters of Florida, Public Safety Canada, Canada’s Border Services Agency, and the Correctional Service of Canada.    He has testified in front of the House of Commons Justice Committee and the Canadian Senate and in a number of criminal and occupational safety cases.  In addition, he has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, and his views have been widely cited in the print media.

Read his latest column here.






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