But, I mean, come on. It’s Stanford. Nobody considers that school a leading research institution.

Gun Law NewsStanford research reaffirms that right-to-carry gun laws are connected with an increase in violent crime. This debunks — with the latest empirical evidence — earlier claims that more guns actually lead to less crime.

The strongest evidence was for aggravated assault, with data suggesting that right-to-carry (RTC) laws increase this crime by an estimated 8 percent — and this may actually be understated, according to the researchers.

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  1. May I ask how RTC laws increase violent crime? Are the CCW holders doing the crime or is it just a mere correlation?

  2. You’ll have to post that question to the Stanford researchers who published the report.

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