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Budget Update: House Lawmakers Vote to Protect Taxpayers

Thursday, September 14, 2017 Last night, 103 House lawmakers voted for a no-tax-hike, no-borrowing plan to balance the state budget. Find out how your ...

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State Representative Rick Saccone's Report

  Facebook Website Bio Latest News State Forms Photo Gallery Contact House GOP Passes Revenue Proposal Hi, Friends,Our governor has totaled $1.5 billion in overspending, putting the ...

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Great Time at Our Kids Fest

Legislative Update Friday, September 15, 2017  The latest news from the State Capitol Great Time at Our Kids Fest  We had great weather and ...

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Protect Your Identity at Our Shredder Event

Weekly Roundup Friday, September 15, 2017 The latest news from the State Capitol Protect Your Identity at Our Shredder Event One of the best ...

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Mike's Memo Week of September 18, 2017

Welcome to "Mike's Memo," an update on what's happening in the 48th Legislative District, the State Capitol, and the progress of my ...

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Media Advisory: Smucker to Speak at 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s In Lancaster

For Immediate Release: September 15, 2017 Contact: Bill Jaffee (202) 225-2411   Media Advisory   Smucker to Speak at 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s In ...

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American Pastors Network

     The Sermon on the Mount says, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted…” As our ...

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At Least 11 Mayors Accused Of Child Sex-Related Crimes Since 2016

PETER HASSON Associate Editor/The Daily Caller Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned on Wednesday after a fifth man publicly accused the Democrat of molesting him ...

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Watchdog Calls on Top Dem Senators to Return Menendez Campaign Cash

Whitaker: accepting Menendez donations amounts to 'tacit endorsement of egregious and potentially criminal behavior' Sen. Robert Menendez exits federal court on ...

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Media Pass: Menendez just another sign of the responsibility problem Democrats live to ignore

by Sam Rolley/Personal Liberty If you get all of your news from the mainstream media, you know that Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) ...

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These Gun Owners Are Least Likely Criminals, Report Finds

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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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