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on March 5, 2015 in World News

CA Handgun Sales Skyrocket, Gun-Related Homicides Plummet

CA Handgun Sales Skyrocket, Gun-Related Homicides Plummet Handgun sales in California broke a 21-year-old record in 2014, and at the same time, firearm-related murders fell to their lowest rate in over 20 years. Moreover, accidental gun deaths decreased as well. According to The Sacramento Bee, a record-breaking 510,000 handguns were sold in the state of California in 2014, easily breaking the previous record of 433,000 handguns sold in 1993. The rise in handgun sales reflects a national surge that was the result of “calls for more gun control in response to several mass shootings.” The correlation between more guns and… View Article

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