Do Right-to-Carry Concealed Weapons Laws Still Reduce Crime?

@article{Moody2021DoRC,
  title={Do Right-to-Carry Concealed Weapons Laws Still Reduce Crime?},
  author={Carlisle E. Jr. Moody and John R. Lott},
  journal={Social Science Research Network},
  year={2021}
}
A review of the literature studying the effect of right-to-carry laws shows that the weight of evidence indicates that such laws reduced violent crime. However, more recent studies, using more recent data, tend to find that these laws cause increases in various kinds of violent crime, raising the possibility that circumstances have changed since 2000, causing these laws to become detrimental. We suggest that these recent studies, which do not use all the available data, are seriously… Expand

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