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Response to ibtruthin (Reply #27)

Fri Mar 11, 2016, 06:05 PM

29. Apparently it is.

How about a real example?
From yours,

"In March 1982, 25 years ago, the small town of Kennesaw – responding to a handgun ban in Morton Grove, Ill. unanimously passed an ordinance requiring each head of household to own and maintain a gun. Since then, despite dire predictions of “Wild West” showdowns and increased violence and accidents, not a single resident has been involved in a fatal shooting – as a victim, attacker or defender.

The crime rate initially plummeted for several years after the passage of the ordinance, with the 2005 per capita crime rate actually significantly lower than it was in 1981, the year before passage of the law.

Prior to enactment of the law, Kennesaw had a population of just 5,242 but a crime rate significantly higher (4,332 per 100,000) than the national average (3,899 per 100,000). The latest statistics available – for the year 2005 – show the rate at 2,027 per 100,000. Meanwhile, the population has skyrocketed to 28,189.

By comparison, the population of Morton Grove, the first city in Illinois to adopt a gun ban for anyone other than police officers, has actually dropped slightly and stands at 22,202, according to 2005 statistics. More significantly, perhaps, the city’s crime rate increased by 15.7 percent immediately after the gun ban, even though the overall crime rate in Cook County rose only 3 percent. Today, by comparison, the township’s crime rate stands at 2,268 per 100,000.

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2007/04/41196/#czBHAjflJVYKrPT9.99

That actually does the oppositve of supporting your theory. It works to disprove it.
Those "absurdly weak" gun laws resulted in one city's growth and complete lack of shootings
While "strong" gun laws in another resulted in an INCREASE of crime compared to the countywide average, and negative growth.
Might help to actually read the articles before you post them.

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