76% of Police Chiefs Say Armed Citizens ‘REDUCE’ Violent Crime

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Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and others on The Left repeat their narrative weekly, that too many citizens own firearms, that firearms are too accessible for for law-abiding Americans. The President implies that gun registration and fewer guns in the hands of private citizens would curtail the rash of violent shootings. But Law Enforcement doesn’t see it that way, and facts are not on Obama’s side. Read on. TJ

By Craig Bannister

While liberals call for more gun control to stop violence, three-fourths (76%) of the nation’s police chiefs and sheriffs say armed citizens actually “reduce violent criminal activity,” the 28th Annual Survey by the National Association of Chiefs of Police shows.

U.S. police departments also overwhelming “support nationwide recognition of state issued concealed weapon permits”:

Yes: 86.4%
No:  10.6%
N/A: 2.9%

Fully 87.9% say “any vetted citizen” should “be able to purchase a firearm for sport or self-defense,” while only 8.9% said “No” and 3.2% replied “N/A.”

What’s more, nearly one in five (18.0%) police departments actually help put guns in the hands of Americans by selling the firearms they confiscate.

U.S. police departments also overwhelming “support nationwide recognition of state issued concealed weapon permits”:

Yes: 86.4%
No:  10.6%
N/A: 2.9%

Meanwhile, headlines reveal how Pres. Obama has repeatedly used tragic mass murders to promote tighter gun control – as in the case of last week’s shooting in Dallas that left five police officers dead:

Ironically, gun sales actually surged after Obama called for more gun control following the San Bernardino mass shooting, prompting a CNN Wire story to dub him “the greatest gun salesman in America…”

Read full article at MRC TV

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