By CN Staff
By Johh Boch via TTAG
You read that right: Since 1950, 97.8% of mass public shootings happen in so-called gun-free zones. As if we, the People of The Gun needed another reason to avoid these locations whenever possible.
Dr. John Lott, author of the ground-breaking book, More Guns, Less Crime, has done a ton of research on guns in society. Today, his Crime Prevention Research Center publishes a lot of valuable information. Their goal: “to provide an objective and accurate scientific evaluation of both the costs and benefits of gun ownership as well as policing activities.”
One of their bits of research on violence in so-called gun-free zones returned to center stage with the recent mass murder spree in Aurora, Illinois. Five people died in that instance of workplace violence.
The business where the tragedy occurred, the Henry Pratt Company, posted conspicuous signage banning guns from their facility. Of course, that did little to stop a deranged felonfrom packing his illegal gun illegally. And shooting and killing people. Illegally.
The sign merely kept all …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation