A Whole Lott of Truth


Facts are stubborn things. In a column for the Canadian National Post (tip of the hat to Cafe Hayek), scholar John Lott makes the following observations:

I really do feel sorry for all those potential criminals who are begin dissuaded from committing violent acts because of gun ownership in America. Now if only we could repeal those idiotic victimless crime laws that are clogging up the prison system (not that I'm in favor of prison anyway -- ever hear of restitution?)....

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