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'There's been an awful lot of studies with regards to what a ban did and what happened after that'
Published: 22 hours ago
(Washington Times) Congress is preparing for its first major debate on federal gun laws in nearly a decade, but first both sides will need to figure out whose facts to use.
In the wake of the deadly school shootings in Newtown, Conn., gun-control advocates point to figures that seem to show a correlation between stricter laws and lower crime and homicide rates. Pro-gun groups, though, say the data show just the opposite — that violence and crime drops where concealed-carry laws are allowed.
The press and the public are caught in the middle, searching for concrete conclusions that are tough to come by
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