NO LONGER A SHOCK: As Americans Bought 170 Million Guns, Violent Crime Fell 51% 

August 31, 2015 at 10:52 pm | Posted in Astrology | Comments Off on NO LONGER A SHOCK: As Americans Bought 170 Million Guns, Violent Crime Fell 51% 

This is a “no brainer” but the “gun control” twits cannot seem to get it. Criminals think twice if they think that they might get shot.

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On August 28, the NRA presented ATF and FBI data showing Americans have purchased “170 million new guns” since 1991, and violent crime has fallen “51 percent.”

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AWR Hawkins reports: The NRA tweeted, “Since ’91, Americans have acquired over 170 million new firearms and violent crimes have declined by 51%.”

“The overarching message is simple—more guns, less crime. Americans have purchased “170 million new guns” since 1991, and violent crime has decreased as gun ownership has increased.”

This information squares with the findings of a Congressional Research Service (CRS) study covering the slightly shorter period of timeMore-guns-less-crime from 1994 to 2009.

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For those years, CRS found that Americans purchased approximately 118 million firearms, and the 1993 “firearm-related murder and non-negligent…

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