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Study shows that states with loose gun laws have higher rates of gun violence
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By Pat Cunningham
April 3, 2013 3:20 p.m.



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You’d better be careful about sharing THIS with certain people. It’ll only confuse some of them:

The National Rifle Association and its allies in Congress frequently claim that gun violence is highest in places with the toughest crime laws. But a new study from the Center for American Progress suggests something closer to the opposite is true — the states with laxer gun laws tend to be the ones contributing the highest shares of national gun deaths and injuries.

The authors of the report, called “America Under The Gun,” developed a list of ten indices of gun violence, ranging from ...

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