Flashback– National Institute of Justice: Federal ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Did Not Reduce Crime

| February 21, 2018

Flashback– National Institute of Justice: Federal ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Did Not Reduce Crime

As the federal “assault weapons” ban was about to expire in 2004, the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) reported that the ban could not be credited with any reduction in crime.
The Washington Times quoted University of Pennsylvania professor Christopher Koper, author of the NIJ report, saying, “We cannot clearly credit the ban with any of the nation’s recent drop in gun violence. And, indeed, there has been no discernible reduction in the lethality and injuriousness of gun violence.”

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Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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