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So.. You Think Gun Control INCREASES Crime Rate❓
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That actually is possible. We
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That actually is possible. We need empirical test results that support this hypothesis,

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More guns mean more gun deaths. Period.
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More guns mean more gun deaths. Period.

The research on this is overwhelmingly clear. No matter how you look at the data, more guns mean more gun deaths.

This is apparent when you look at state-by-state data within the United States, as this chart from Mother Jones demonstrates:

Gun ownership tightly correlates with gun violence.

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Let the science reveal the truth
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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/more-guns-do-not-stop-more-crimes-evidence-shows/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sa-editorial-social&utm_content&utm_term=feature_text_resurface

  • The claim that gun ownership stops crime is common in the U.S., and that belief drives laws that make it easy to own and keep firearms.
  • But about 30 careful studies show more guns are linked to more crimes: murders, rapes, and others. Far less research shows that guns help.
  • Interviews with people in heavily gun-owning towns show they are not as wedded to the crime defense idea as the gun lobby claims.