Why The New York Times Is A Great Newspaper (State Gun Laws Edition)

Wednesday’s New York Times called the roll of State Gun Laws Enacted in the Year Since Newtown.

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Nutshell version:

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Twenty-nine laws loosened concealed carry laws; none tightened them.

Twenty-three laws tightened background checks and mental health reporting; three loosened them.

Critics would say publishing this tally promotes a liberal agenda.

But any sane person would say it simply provides a public service.

P.S. Today’s Boston Globe features this post-Newtown report:

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By the numbers:

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Not as exhaustive as the Times piece, but not as exhausting either.


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