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The fact that murder rates are actually falling shows that the authorities are doing their job.
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originally posted by: alienjuggalo
The number of concealed carry handgun permits has skyrocketed since President Obama was first elected, while murder rates have fallen, according to a new report released Wednesday.
Since 2007, the number of concealed handgun permits has soared from 4.6 million to over 12.8 million, and murder rates have fallen from 5.6 killings per 100,000 people to just 4.2, about a 25 percent drop, according to the report from the Crime Prevention Research Center
Take that an almost 300% increase in the number of concealed handgun permits since 2007 yet a 25% drop in murder rates..
I live in KS and we don't need a permit to conceal carry and guess what? I haven't been shot nor has anyone I know. Go figure.
originally posted by: yorkshirelad
Murder rates and violent crime has been falling worldwide irrespective of any country specific weapons legislation. The exact reason is unknown although there is lots of maybes.
Do you US posters ever look beyond your borders before posting nonsense ?
originally posted by: dukeofjive696969
Its funny because Violent crimes in the usa has been going down since the 90s, but yea its gotta be because theres more guns.