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Crime rate falls while gun sales increase in Virginia

05-Aug-2013

Chicago and New York have strict gun laws, yet their murder rate by illegal guns is astronomical. Chicago is the unsafext city in the country, yet people's right to defend themselves has long been infringed.

 

"This appears to be additional evidence that more guns don't necessarily lead to more crime," said Thomas R. Baker, an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs who specializes in research methods and criminology theory. 

In Virginia, gun sales are booming and crime rate is falling:

 

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