Dave Kopel on the Continued Decline in Violent Crime

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While there is no way to affirm that the increase in gun ownership affects the falling crime rate, it is certainly apparent that an increase in gun ownership does not equate to higher violent crime rates. Over the last decade, gun ownership has been on the rise, and violent crime has fallen 13.4% since 2001. Dave Kopel, Research Director of the Independence Institute, talks about this phenomenon. Originally aired 9/20/2011.