Skip to comments.California gun sales jump; gun injuries, deaths fall
Posted on 12/28/2012 12:38:49 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Gun deaths and injuries have dropped sharply in California, even as the number of guns sold in the state has risen, according to new state data.
Dealers sold 600,000 guns in California last year, up from 350,000 in 2002, according to records of sale tallied by the California Attorney General's office.
During that same period, the number of California hospitalizations due to gun injuries declined from about 4,000 annually to 2,800, a roughly 25 percent drop, according to hospital records collected by the California Department of Public Health.
Firearm-related deaths fell from about 3,200 annually to about 2,800, an 11 percent drop, state health figures show.
Most of the drop in firearm-related injuries and deaths can be explained by a well-documented, nationwide drop in violent crime...
(Excerpt) Read more at sacbee.com ...
Again, Dr John Lott and his well documented book, “More Guns, Less Crime, have been proven correct.”
This has to give great discomfort to the elite with pesonal armed guards, armed police in their kids’s schools and personal C&C while they try to take away our guns.
anybody got a graph of this ??
From the linked story at the Sacramento Bee website sacbee.com.
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