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    'There's been an awful lot of studies with regards to what a ban did and what happened after that'
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    (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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    Quote Originally Posted by mmckee1952 View Post
    '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

    Read more at Dueling data on gun crimes
    Why wouldn't they use the FBI statistics? That would seem most credible.

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