I am very thankful that so many states make a point of publishing generic data regarding their license to carry programs.
That said, here’s another image to add to the pile:
Yes, Texas did, in fact, revoke some permits in 2015. But are you starting to see a pattern for the relative numbers?
Regardless, in 2015, Texas revoked a grand total of 880 licenses. On the other hand, there were 937,419 licenses active that year.
Once you run the numbers, Texas had a failure rate of 0.094% with their Licenses to Carry a Handgun.
Comparatively, Texas had a total violent and property crime rate in 2015 of approximately 3243.6 per 100,000 people.
So, in a conclusion that surprises absolutely no one, Texas License to Carry Handgun holders are at least 30 times less likely to break a significant law than an “average” Texan.
At this point, I do not think anyone would blame you for noticing a trend.
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