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Posted 2 years ago in Crime gun rights by Aaron Kase  
More Gun Laws Means Fewer Gun Deaths, Study Says

States with more gun-related laws in place see fewer gun-related deaths, according to a study released last week by the Journal of American Medical Association. The research was accompanied by an editorial cautioning that the data shows correlation, not causation, and couldn’t be considered comprehensive due to the number of variables involved. According to the findings, states with the most gun laws have a rate of firearm-related fatalities, including murders and suicides, that is 42 percent lower than states with …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Government by Aaron Kase  
Calls to Tighten Most Lax Gun Laws in the World

After last week’s horrific massacre in Newtown, Connecticut that left 26 people dead including 20 elementary school children, calls for new gun control laws have echoed across the nation. An official petition calling for immediate legislative action to restrict gun access set a record for the most popular ever posted through the White House portal, after five days clocking in at 190,000 signatures and counting. According to a CBS news poll, 57 percent of Americans support tighter gun laws, up …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Kate Stafford  
Video: Denver Shootings Highlight Brady Campaign’s Call for Stricter Gun Laws

  The horrific shooting of 70 people at the opening at a movie theater near Denver has put a renewed focus on calls for stricter guns laws, as advocated by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Meanwhile, guns are spreading into the general population now that 43 states have some form of open carry law, thanks to legislation and the recent Supreme Court decisions. Nearly half of all Americans — 47 percent — own firearms. However, views on gun …

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Pro-Gun Activists Demand Permitless Carry of Concealed Weapons

Amid the controversy over the spread of Stand Your Ground gun laws and their role in the death of Trayvon Martin, gun rights activists are pushing for even fewer restrictions on firearms through a status they call “Constitutional Carry.” Constitutional Carry would sanction individuals to carry weapons concealed or openly with no permit Push for federal law to force states to honor other states’ looser gun laws Next step is “Diplomatic Carry” allowing gun owners to pack heat in schools, …

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