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Stat of the Day: Everywhere Guns Are Banned, Murder Rates Increase

John Lott, our favorite economist at least in the arena of criminology and Second Amendment scholarship, cogently summarizes the actual, real-world, data-based sociological effect of "gun control" laws:

. While gun bans (either a ban on all guns or on all handguns) have been imposed in many places, every time guns have been banned, murder rates have gone up.

One would think that one time, just out of simple randomness, murder rates would have gone down or at least stayed the same.  Yet in every single case for which we have crime data both before and after the ban, murder rates have gone up, often by huge amounts."

. It's almost as if more guns mean less crime.…[more]

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CFIF Launches TV Issue Ads in 10 Congressional Districts Urging End to Reckless Spending, National Debt Increases and Job-Killing Agenda Print
Tuesday, October 19 2010

The Center for Individual Freedom (“CFIF”) has launched a series of television issue ads in 10 Congressional districts to point out the excessive spending, increased national debt and job-killing agenda enacted by a runaway Congress.

Click on the thumb nails or titles below to view the ads.

CA-20: CFIF "Costa Debt"



 

FL-02: CFIF "Boyd Debt"




 

GA-08: CFIF "Marshall Jobs"



 

KY-06: CFIF "Chandler Jobs"



 

MS-01: CFIF "Childers Debt"




NJ-03: CFIF "Adler Debt"




 

NY-24: CFIF "Arcuri Debt"




 

NC-11: CFIF "Shuler Jobs"




 

NC-08: CFIF "Kissell Debt"



 

PA-11: CFIF " Kanjorski Debt"



 

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