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Kansas: Stats show Right-to-Carry permit holders are a low-crime group

Monday, November 26, 2012

Despite initial worries about Kansas' concealed carry laws, it seems as if the state has done a good job of weeding out malcontents who hoped to have a pistol strapped to their side.
Since the law took effect in 2007, the state has issued 51,078 concealed carry permits. Of those, 44 permit holders have been charged with a crime committed while using a firearm and 17 had their licenses revoked.
That comes to less that 1 percent of permit holders who broke the law, or one in every 1,161 permit holders.
Opponents of the concealed carry law initially speculated that the law would create the opportunity for more lawlessness and criminal activity among permit holders. Supporters argued that those seeking a concealed carry permit would prove to be more law abiding than the general public, thanks to thorough background checks.
The supporters' position has proven true. In 2011, the overall Kansas crime index   or crimes per 1,000 people   was 32.8; for violent crimes it was 3.4. The rate among concealed carry permit holders amounts to less than one crime per 1,000 people.

Read the article:  The Hutchinson News (Kans.)

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