"In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans` residents got an idea of what life is like without the rule of law," writes John Lott. "They had no telephones, no way to call 911. Even if they had, the police who reported for duty were busy with rescue missions, not fighting crime. Citizens had to protect themselves. This was made rather difficult by the city`s confiscation of guns, even from law-abiding citizens."
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