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Houston Group Begins Study to Determine Whether More Guns Equals Less Crime

CaptainMike Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 9:54 AM
It is true that the homeowner has the “home field advantage”, but our nation’s history has proven that superior firepower is what wins. During the Civil War at the Battle of Hoover’s Gap Col. John T. Wilder’s "Lightning Brigade" effectively demonstrated the firepower of repeating rifles. The Confederate forces attacking them had muzzle loading single shot rifles, and they lost.

Executive Director of Armed Citizens Project Kyle Coplen is determined to figure out if more guns really lead to less crime. To do this, the organization is seeking to arm individuals in a few “mid to high crime” Houston neighborhoods to determine whether there’s a statistically significant relationship—or even a causal link—between...

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