Gun-related crime actually in steep decline

info@islandpacket.comMay 26, 2013 

I would like to inform a recent letter writer that since the mid-1990s the number of gun-related murders has dropped 50 percent and other violent crime using guns has plunged 70 percent, two new studies of government data show.

Before calling the honest and respectful people of the Lowcountry ignorant, he should become less ignorant himself and learn the truth, even if it doesn't jibe with his perception of reality.

William Eckrich

Port Royal

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