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Sheriff David Clarke Says He’s Joining DHS

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Pension Reform Must Include Funding Reform

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Barletta’s Bill to Improve Law Enforcement Access to Intelligence Passes Committee

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Corrupted LA Sheriff Sentenced to Prison After Massive Cover Ups

Written by Gary Fouse/Eagle Rising Disgraced former Los Angeles County Sheriff  Lee Baca was sentenced to three years in prison last week for ...

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Bill Clinton Slams Trump Immigration Policy… But Conveniently Forgets About Elian Gonzalez

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Leftmedia Fake News Just Cost You Money

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The time is now for the American people to stand with President Trump

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Trump Calling Dems' Bluff?

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This Is A Coup Against Our Right To Govern Ourselves

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Ace reporter mystified by FBI refusal to look at email-hack evidence

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These Gun Owners Are Least Likely Criminals, Report Finds


By Fred Lucas / /at The Daily Signal

From 2007 through 2015, concealed-carry permits issued by state and local governments increased by 215 percent, according to a Crime Prevention Research Center report. (Photo: Nima Taradji/Polaris/Newscom)

Fred Lucas is the White House correspondent for The Daily Signal.


Concealed-carry permit holders are nearly the most law-abiding demographic of Americans, a new report by the Crime Prevention Research Center says—comparing the permit holders foremost with police.

“Indeed, it is impossible to think of any other group in the U.S. that is anywhere near as law-abiding,” says the report, titled “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States 2016.

From 2007 through 2015, permits issued by state and local governments increased by 215 percent, to more than 14 million Americans, according to the data.

The study compared permit holders to police, who committed 703 crimes from 2005 to 2007, and 113 of those were firearm violations.

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