Do States With More Gun Laws Have Fewer Gun Deaths?

Obama made this statement in the aftermath of the Oregon shooting, probably in an effort to convince an already reeling American public to support more gun laws: We know that states with the most gun laws tend to have the fewest gun deaths. So the notion that gun laws don’t work, or just will make it harder for law-abiding citizens and criminals will still get their guns is not borne out by the evidence. The Washington Post picked up on his statement and did some fact-checking. The results are Read more […]