Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Gun Sales Rise. Crime Rate Falls. Coincidence?

Which of these bumper sticker slogans do you tend to believe? 1) "More guns = more crime" or 2)"When guns are criminalized, only criminals will have guns."

Wait. Before you answer, you might want to read this Christian Science Monitor article which explores how the dramatic increase in gun sales in America over the last year has occurred at the same time as the overall crime rate (including crimes involving guns) has decreased.