TITLE

Should You Carry A Gun? A NEW STUDY ARGUES FOR CONCEALED WEAPONS

AUTHOR(S)
Ratnesar, Romesh
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Time;7/2/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 26, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the results of a study published in the book "More Guns, Less Crime," by John Lott regarding the supposed downward trend in crimes in U.S. states with loose gun control laws. According to the book, crimes such as rape, assaults and murders fell drastically from 1977 to 1992 in regions where individuals are permitted to carry firearms for safety. However, it tells that the book was dealt with protests on its conclusion that concealed handguns may save lives.
ACCESSION #
54227144

 

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