Well, you cannot honestly accuse me of burying the lede, but I will admit that the posts here are getting a touch repetitive.
In any case, another graph to add to the list:
In 2015, Utah revoked all of 1008 licenses, and had 212,349 active permits in residents’ hands at the end of the year.
Given that, Utah’s “failure rate” with permits was approximately 0.475%. On the other hand, in 2015, Utah had 3,216 violent and property crimes per 100,000 residents.
Based on those numbers, it is entirely rational to conclude that an average Utah Concealed Firearm Permit holder is at least six times less likely to break a significant law than an “average” Utahn.
I am sure that surprises… no one.
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