Nat’l – Gun Control – Gun Control Group Swells CCW Crime Stats by Counting Open Cases as Convictions

BREITBART.COM May 16, 2017 – The Violence Policy Center (VPC) claims a high number of homicides committed by concealed carry weapon (CCW) permit holders, but Crime Prevention Research Center’s John Lott says this conclusion is the result of counting open cases as convictions. In other words, where there are “pending cases” involving a death and a permit holder, the VPC is assuming the permit holder has committed a crime. But Lott stresses that such an approach is wrong because “most cases never result in a conviction.”  [full article] 17May17 GunOnHip

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