Wednesday, November 28, 2012

More Guns, Less Crime

Lott: Criminals are deterred by higher penalties. Just as higher arrest and conviction rates deter crime, so does the risk that someone committing a crime will confront someone able to defend him or herself. There is a strong negative relationship between the number of law-abiding citizens with permits and the crime rate-as more people obtain permits there is a greater decline in violent crime rates.

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Mike Miles said...

The psychos are essentially cowards, they always quit when confronted with force.

orbitup said...

That makes too much sense.