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Old 07-14-2015, 04:19 PM
Damuri Ajashi is offline
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Originally Posted by Fear Itself View Post
Can we at least wait for the study to be published before we hold it up as conclusive proof that banning firearms would reduce the murder rate? These studies have a bad habit of equating correlation with causation and counting murders by people who are not allowed to own firearms as if a gun ban would have done anything to prevent that murder.

I'd be interested to see how they control for the generally decreasing crime rate during the study period.