Concealed Weapons Laws

Participants debated the effectiveness of laws which allow citizens to carry concealed weapons in reducing crime. Thirty-one states… read more

Participants debated the effectiveness of laws which allow citizens to carry concealed weapons in reducing crime. Thirty-one states now have such laws. Mr. Lott outlined his paper, which shows a decrease in crime rates in areas with such laws, and then the other panelists responded to it. After a period of rebuttal for both sides, the panelists took questions from the audience. Mr. Ludwig and Mr. Lott both appeared at a similar discussion sponsored by the Cato Institute in August. close

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Program ID:
77215-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 9, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 14, 1996

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  • Dec 09, 1996 | 9:25am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 1996 | 2:46pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 09, 1996 | 9:32pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 10, 1996 | 12:56am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 14, 1996 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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