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WORTH READING: States With Right-To-Carry Gun Laws Have Higher Violent Crime Rates

Stanford University recently examined 30 states that have adopted right to carry laws in between 1979 – 2014. The study concluded that after roughly 10 years of a state having a right-to-carry law in place, the state saw roughly 13 to 15 percent higher rates of violent crime than states that had no right-to-carry laws in place.  This study debunks the popular belief (especially in Texas) that right-to-carry laws decrease violent crimes.

Read the full article by  here: https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/2017/08/07/229049/states-with-right-to-carry-gun-laws-have-higher-violent-crime-rates/

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