The Concealed-Handgun Debate

  title={The Concealed-Handgun Debate},
  author={J. J. R. Lott},
  journal={The Journal of Legal Studies},
Dan A. Black and Daniel S. Nagin state that my article with David Mustard assumes that the effect of concealed-handgun laws is constant over time, that the effect is the same across states, that the article does not control for local time trends, and that we did not investigate whether the results were sensitive to the missing values of the arrest rate. None of these claims are correct, and this is easily verified by anyone who reads the original article. Their statement that the results are… Expand

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