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After ’98 Massachusetts gun restrictions, crime soared

The opposite of more guns, less crime is fewer guns, more crime:

Since 1998, gun crime in Massachusetts has gotten worse, not better. In 2011, Massachusetts recorded 122 murders committed with firearms, the Globe reported this month — “a striking increase from the 65 in 1998.” Other crimes rose too. Between 1998 and 2011, robbery with firearms climbed 20.7 percent. Aggravated assaults jumped 26.7 percent.

Via Jeff Jacoby @ Boston Globe.

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