Stephen King is saddened. Perhaps he’ll move.
It's a good thing that the Constitution of the United States is not subject to the whims of an activist organization and their self-assigned representation of "the people".
The three most dangerous states are also either Constitutional carry or open carry with no permit needed.
There is something else those three states have in common.
Demographics be raciss.
I have a CC permit in KY. However, they changed the law this year. You no longer need a permit. This matters for this reason: Now, if you CC in a private business that has a “no guns” sign, and they find out you have a gun, all they can do is kick you out. In the past, I believe you could lose your CC permit if you did that.
I used to play in bands in bars, and could not bring a gun in my case (they are all gun free). If I still did that, it would definitely be worth it to conceal carry a gun somehow.
“The top three states for public safety this year are Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire. All three are Constitutional Carry states,...”
All three are blue states run by liberals too. The main thing they have in common with more conservative states is a lack of minorities.
There is something else these states have in common, but it would be considered ‘racist’ to mention it.
it isn’t really the guns that make those states safe, it is the culture.
Though, I am sure the guns help...
I lived in NH growing up and recently I have reunited with my cousins in Maine. Maine has low crime and in many parts of the state there is no need to lock your car or even your house. I asked my cousin about this and he laughed and said the extreme winters tend to discourage “a certain kind of person”.
It’s not blue state policies that are keeping people safe in these states; it’s the winters...
From the Google:
The racial makeup of New Hampshire as of the 2010 Census was:
White: 93.9% (92.3% non-Hispanic)
Black or African American: 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: approx. 0.0%
Other race: 0.9%
Two or more races: 1.6%
When I moved here to NH in 1985 the largest non white was Asian. They owned all the Chinese restaurants around here. It is now Hispanic or Brazilian. This is because our proximity to Boston, MA.
VT and Maine are even more White than NH, except for Lewiston, ME where there is apparently a Somalia population.
Be careful about accepting these rankings. The FBI bases its information on VOLUNTARY submission of statistics by state and city law enforcement.
Constitutional Carry... The ONLY way to go..
No ferals want to live in state where the winters are a full 6 months long, the shoulder seasons a mud, and if summer falls on a weekend we have a picnic. Thus the reason I still live here in spite of the tax burden and the commies in the state house.
I live in the aforementioned tristate area.
Im glad we have Constitutional carry. Im glad we are so safe.
But our firearm laws arent why were so safe. We have severe perp deficiency. Thats why life is the way it is.
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