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And using the govt.'s own statistics to prove it :rofl:

Disarming Realities: As Gun Sales Soar, Gun Crimes Plummet - Forbes

According to DOJ’s Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. gun-related homicides dropped 39 percent over the course of 18 years, from 18,253 during 1993, to 11,101 in 2011.

According to surveys DOJ conducted of state prison inmates during 2004 (the most recent year of data available), only two percent who owned a gun at the time of their offense bought it at either a gun show or flea market. About 10 percent said they purchased their gun from a retail shop or pawnshop, 37 percent obtained it from family or friends, and another 40 percent obtained it from an illegal source.

His expansive research concludes that state “shall issue” laws which allow citizens to carry concealed weapons do produce a steady decrease in violent crime.

With the toughest gun laws in the nation, Chicago saw homicides jump to 513 in 2012, a 15% hike in a single year. The city’s murder rate is 15.65 per 100,000 people, compared with 4.5 for the Midwest, and 5.6 for Illinois.


I can't wait for CNN, CBS, MSLSD.... to pick up on this story and run with it.... in my dreams.
 

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I remember in the 90s when car jacking was really popular in New Orleans and other LA areas. The govt basically declared "open season" since so many resulted in the death of the victim. The rates dropped significantly when the criminals started getting shot. Go figure.

Thanks for the stats, it is nice to see the numbers back up common sense.
 

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Doesn't matter what the stats say , for a govement that openly lies and twists the truth , it just doesn't matter...read the front page of your local paper...:bluduh
 

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Yep, Professor John Lott wrote the book many years ago, "More guns, less crime". His book detailed a lot of stats showing how various counties around the nation saw a decrease in violent crime after passing concealed carry laws. And it noted how while crime dropped in counties in a state with concealed carry violent crime rates INCREASED in counties across a state line where that state did not have concealed carry. And just how many libs do you think took notice? Probably a lot of them took notice but won't admit to it.
 
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