he new findings suggest that right-to-carry laws are “associated with substantially higher rates” of aggravated assault, rape and robbery, Stanford law professor John J. Donohue III, one of the study’s three authors, explained in a press release on Friday. Stanford law student Abhay Aneja and Johns Hopkins doctoral student Alexandria Zhang co-authored the report.
via Right-To-Carry Gun Laws Linked To Rise In Violent Crimes: Study.
It’s from the Huffington Post so no surprises here. As the saying goes, there’s lies, damn lies, and then there are studies made up to prove a point of view in direct contrast to that bastion of “pro-gun” data sources, the Federal Bureau of Investigations…
As gun sales soared in 2013–with the number of background checks for gun sales breaking records–the FBI reports that violent crime fell sharply below 2012 figures, and property crime rates fell sharply too.
via FBI Report Confirms Crime Fell While Gun Purchases Soared in 2013.
An inconvenient truth for anti-gunners if there ever was one.
It appears the FBI is looking for a new pistol…In 9mm Luger. The en masse shift by law enforcement from .40 to 9mm continues. Quite honestly, the details suggest they are already looking very hard at Glock to continue providing pistols but, there are certainly other options available.
This is a PRE-SOLICITATION NOTICE of a proposed requirement for various commercial "OFF THE SHELF" semi-automatic pistols chambered to fire a 9mm Luger cartridge as defined by SAAMI. This notice is issued solely for informational and planning purposes only.
via SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOLS – Federal Business Opportunities: Opportunities.