Since 2007, the number of concealed-handgun permits has soared, from 4.6 million to 12.8 million in the United States. A study by the Crime Prevention Research Center finds that a record 1.7 million permits have been issued in the past year, a 15.4% increase.
Since 2007, the number of concealed-handgun permits has soared, from 4.6 million to 12.8 million in the United States. A study by the Crime Prevention Research Center finds that a record 1.7 million permits have been issued in the past year, a 15.4% increase. Seth Perlman AP File Photo
Since 2007, the number of concealed-handgun permits has soared, from 4.6 million to 12.8 million in the United States. A study by the Crime Prevention Research Center finds that a record 1.7 million permits have been issued in the past year, a 15.4% increase. Seth Perlman AP File Photo

John R. Lott Jr.: More guns mean less crime

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