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How Effective Are Gun Bans?

July 21, 2011

On June 28th, 2010, the Supreme Court dealt a massive blow to Chicago's 28-year-old ban on handguns. Chicago's Mayor, Richard Daley, insists the ban is integral to fighting crime. But just how effective are gun bans? And would letting citizens arm themselves be a more effective way in dealing with crime?