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    Default Updated study on defensive use of firearms in the US

    Here is the link to the updated study:

    https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers....act_id=3194685
    They call me "Simple Jack".

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    Default Re: Updated study on defensive use of firearms in the US

    ....indicate that defensive uses of guns by crime victims are far more common than offensive uses by criminals. CDC has never reported these results.
    Probably realized the flaw in extrapolated figures. It was extrapolation that led to an estimated 3900+ deaths in the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico.

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    Default Re: Updated study on defensive use of firearms in the US

    Quote Originally Posted by Bang View Post
    Probably realized the flaw in extrapolated figures. It was extrapolation that led to an estimated 3900+ deaths in the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico.
    A problem with the national crime study that used census data that identified the person who had to use a firearm for self defense, which gave different results from approximately 20 other studies.

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