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Any truly HONEST evaluation of ALL available evidence CLEARLY shows that stricter gun control results in an increase in gun-related crimes. And why not? The criminals, those who still HAVE their guns, KNOW most of the “law abiders” are now UNARMED! Similarly, in areas where gun control laws are relaxed, GUN-RELATED CRIMES PLUMMET!! That’s because the criminals in THOSE areas NEVER KNOW WHICH “LAW ABIDER” HAS A GUN AND WHICH ONE DOESN’T!!! (It ain’t “rocket science”, people!!!!)

Any truly HONEST evaluation of ALL available evidence CLEARLY shows that stricter gun control results in an increase in gun-related crimes.  And why not?  The criminals, those who still HAVE their guns, KNOW most of the “law abiders” are now UNARMED!  Similarly, in areas where gun control laws are relaxed, GUN-RELATED CRIMES PLUMMET!!  That’s because the criminals in THOSE areas NEVER KNOW WHICH “LAW ABIDER” HAS A GUN AND WHICH ONE DOESN’T!!!  (It ain’t “rocket science”, people!!!!)

“Virginia gun crime drops, as state’s firearms sales soar”

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/08/04/virginia-gun-crime-drops-as-firearms-sales-soar/?test=latestnews#ixzz2b6TEiTzO

“Firearms sales rose 16 percent to a record 490,119 guns purchased from licensed gun dealers in 2012, according to sales estimates obtained by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

During the same period, major crimes committed with firearms dropped 5 percent to 4,378.

“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.

“It’s a quite interesting trend given the current rhetoric about strengthening gun laws and the presumed effect it would have on violent crimes,” Baker told the newspaper. “While you can’t conclude from this that tougher laws wouldn’t reduce crime even more, it really makes you question if making it harder for law-abiding people to buy a gun would have any effect on crime.””

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By Doug

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