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Old 05-03-2007, 10:19 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by rhertz
What were the stat's in the 1700's and 1800's when "the folks" all toted guns? In comparison to 2007 with ever increasing "gun control"? Anyone know?

I have been unsuccessful in finding that information, however I did find this graph.


http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/glance/guncrime.htm

As much as I hate to say it, it looks like Bill Clinton and his 3 Strikes rule may be the reason for the sharp decline in crimes committed with firearms.
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