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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Study: Concealed Permit Holders Among the Most Law-Abiding of Law-Abiding Citizens

A Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) study shows that concealed carry permit holders are among the most law-abiding of law-abiding citizens in the country.

For example, for 2016 the study shows that just .0092% of Louisiana permit holders were charged with a felony in 2016. And in 2015 there “were 25,208 violent crimes in Louisiana, with 19 felony charges or convictions against permit holders.” Assuming the felonies were violent and the charges against permit holders stand, this still means permit holders only represent .08% of those who committed violent crimes.

Moreover, “the vast majority of … [cases involving concealed permit holders] are unlikely to involve firearms.”

According to CPRC, the percentage of Michigan concealed permit holders convicted of aggravated assault in 2015-2016 was .003%. The percentage of Michigan permit holders convicted of aggravated assaults in 2014-2015 was .002%

Shifting to Minnesota, the percentage of concealed permit holders convicted of assault in 2016 was .000%, the percentage convicted in 2015 was .000%, and the percentage in 2014 was .000%.

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Anonymous said...

Funny constant talk about conceal/carry. Here in MD, zippy for conceal/carry and guns - but we can gamble every single dollar away with lottery/casino's/horse racing.

Our friends to the south (VA) GUNS are #1, conceal/carry - how many would you like Mr/Ms. VA? Now gambling - lottery ok, but casino's; horse racing - HELL NO!

DC you can smoke pot.


Anonymous said...

Not surprising since a felony means bye bye guns..

Rebel Without a Clue said...

The Governor of the People's Republic of Maryland needs to actually read this article and then compare that to our State. Baltimore in particular.

Anonymous said...

Ease up on concealed carry in Md. You listening Mr Hogan? Make maryland great again!!!!but i wont hold my breath. Actually I am trying very hard to leave. Im voting with my feet ASAP.

lmclain said...

Use jury nullification whenever the need arises. There is nothing they can do about it.
Real Americans have to protect each other from you know who, and I ain't just talking about rats from the hood.
Carry whatever you want.