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Old 01-17-2013, 09:11 PM   #41
bimmerfan08
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Originally Posted by badfast View Post
I would like to see those studies. Have one variable impact another single variable (i.e: crime goes down, gun ownership up and vice versa) is difficult to believe. Correlation is not causation. I am sure there are a number of variables affecting crime rates, not specifically gun ownership rates.

I would also like to see something stating that the low homicide rate with NFA guns are not at all associated with tighter controls.
Britain has far more crime vs the entire population than the US. Britain also has tighter gun regulations...

Britain: 10.4% (population: 62,641,000)
US: 3.8% (population: 311,591,917)

http://www.nationmaster.com/compare/...d-States/Crime
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