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Murder rate continues to fall as concealed handgun permits soar

11 Nov , 2014  

With the new crime data just released by the FBI yesterday, the big increase in concealed handgun permits after 2007 continues to be associated with a decline in murder rates (for the number of concealed handgun permits in 2013  see our report available here).

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